Pay your NorthWestern Energy bill without fees

Stop paying transaction fees and put your power bill on worry-free mode.

  • 0% fees on credit, debit or ACH payments
  • Earn your mileage and rewards with every power bill
  • Find savings and offset your electricity usage with clean energy at no extra cost
How it works

Connect your NorthWestern Energy account to Arcadia

Enter your utility account login credentials and preferred payment method to create your free Arcadia account and automatically pay your monthly power bills online through our secure platform.


You pay us, we pay your utility

Each month, NorthWestern Energy sends your bill straight to us. We apply any available credits to lower your NorthWestern Energy bill and send you one statement. 3 days later, we process your payment and pay NorthWestern Energy directly. Need to delay a payment? No problem, just contact us.


You save time, money, and the planet

We guarantee NorthWestern Energy is paid on time, help you earn rewards points and mileage with $0 credit card fees, and match 50% of your energy usage with clean energy. All at no cost to you.

Forget fees, earn points and save

Arcadia fee per transaction


Example annual breakdown on a $100 power bill
Transaction fees
Cash back on a 2% rewards card
Total annual value
NorthWestern Energy fee per transaction


Example annual breakdown on a $100 power bill
Transaction fees
Cash back on a 2% rewards card
$ 24
Total annual value

SD Energy Mix

When you sign up with Arcadia, we match 50% of your energy usage with clean energy at no extra cost.

Natural Gas
About NorthWestern Energy

According to the United States Energy Information Administration, South Dakota is ranked 6th in the nation in ethanol production capacity, with 7% of the U.S. total in 2017. As of 2017, hydroelectric power provided more than 2/5 of South Dakota’s net electricity generation, which is the largest share of any energy source in the state and provides an example for other states to follow. Similarly in 2016, wind power provided nearly 30% of South Dakota’s total net electricity generation, with wind farms providing a larger share of state generation in South Dakota, ranking just behind Iowa.

Plus, enjoy these extra free perks

Automatic savings

Save every month on your bills with our Smart Rate and Community Solar programs.

Renewable energy

We reduce your impact by purchasing renewable energy credits on your behalf from wind and solar farms at no extra cost.

Energy dashboard

Track your bills, impact and savings with your personalized energy dashboard.

Certifications & affiliations
Arcadia is a service provider independent of NorthWestern Energy and is committed to putting you and the planet first. Arcadia is not affiliated with NorthWestern Energy and NorthWestern Energy has not approved this product.