The Peak

A Blog from Black Hills Corporation

Jun 11, 2015 Kelsey

One-on-one with Black Hills CEO

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It's not everyday your CEO sits down for an interview with CNBNC, but on June 1, ours did just that.

Mar 06, 2015 Kelsey

Working to model a utility-educator relationship

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Like most utilities, Black Hills Corporation faces substantial hiring needs over the next five years, as employees begin to exit the workforce in large numbers. That's why we recently came to the conclusion we needed to ramp up our relationships with the institutions that train the candidates who will replace those retirees.

Feb 25, 2015 Kelsey

Black Hills is in good shape to comply with EPA plan at a reasonable cost

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Hopefully, the Environmental Protection Agency creates and enforces good rules. Of course, sometimes it’s hard to tell if they're getting it right every time. Energy Mommy Sarah Folsland recently addressed this issue on Keeping Energy Affordable in a three-part series about the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

Nov 10, 2014 Max

Candidates – they're just like us!

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It’s election day. And in honor of our democracy, we’re learning how candidates save energy at home.  Think of it as our very own version of US Weekly’s Stars – They’re just like us. Only instead of finding Kim Kardashian at the grocery store, we talked to respected political leaders about energy. So basically the same thing.

Most importantly, don’t forget to vote today. Check out your state’s Secretary of State site to find your voting place.

Oct 22, 2014

CARROLL: Energy grid not free for all

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It seems counter-intuitive and more than a little greedy to spend tens of thousands of dollars building green energy facilities so you can live off the grid and then fight the power company because they aren’t paying you for the extra power you give back to the grid.

Mar 03, 2014

Fast facts about fracking

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You’ve probably seen more than a few articles — maybe even a movie or two — about fracking.