Stories tagged: Avista
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
Hydro One’s chief executive officer was ousted Wednesday by Ontario’s new premier, and the utility’s entire board of directors submitted resignations.
Mon., July 2, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
Avista’s Idaho customers could see about $6 in monthly savings on their heating bills this winter. The utility is proposing rate decreases, effective this fall.
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
A “golden share” sounds like something that belongs in a fairy tale, but it’s actually a financial term related to utility sales and mergers.
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
Deliberations over the sale of Avista are heading into the final stretches, prompting utility customers who are opposed to speak up. Concerns about foreign ownership and future rates figure prominently …
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
Federal and state tax cuts will give Avista’s Idaho customers a break on their electric and natural gas bills.
Fri., June 15, 2018
North Idaho residents expressed deep suspicions Thursday night about the proposed sale of Avista Corp. to a Canadian utility partly owned by the government of Ontario.
Wed., June 13, 2018, 8:44 a.m.
Backers of a proposed sale of Avista Corp. to the Canadian utility Hydro One praised the deal Tuesday night for the steps it takes toward ending operations at Colstrip, a …
Tue., June 12, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
Montana regulators have approved the sale of Avista Corp. to a Canadian utility. Several states must give their approval to the sale.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Washington’s electric and gas utilities must provide an opt out for customers who don’t want “smart meters” installed at their homes.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
Cannabis growers looking to save money can start by looking at their lighting.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
Washington regulators seek answers on foreign ownership, influence of Ontario politics on Avista’s future
Questions about foreign ownership and political influence were aired Tuesday during a regulatory hearing in Olympia on Avista’s proposed sale to the Canadian utility.
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 5 p.m.
Avista’s Washington customers will get smart meters over the next two years, enabling customers to track their energy use within a 24-hour period and helping the utility respond more quickly …
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission will hold “evidentiary hearings” this week to review how Avista would operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hydro One Ltd. of Toronto.
Mon., May 14, 2018, 1:38 p.m.
Avista’s Idaho customers could see about $7 in savings on their utility bills from federal tax reform. The utility has asked Idaho regulators to approve decreases in electric and natural …
Wed., May 9, 2018
Idaho regulators will hold hearings in June on Avista’s proposed sale to Hydro One Ltd., of Toronto.
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Avista Corp. and Washington’s other investor-owned utilities should reconsider their reliance on coal-fired electricity, state regulators say.
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Avista Corp. reported a drop in first-quarter earnings Wednesday, with income of $54.9 million or 83 cents per share.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 6 a.m.
Vien Dong, a well-known Vietnamese restaurant that has long been located on East Sprague Avenue, closed its doors this month and is moving to a new location.
Sat., April 28, 2018, 9 a.m.
Avista is building a $1.6 million private corporate hangar at the Spokane International Airport, according to permits issued by the city of Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
Washington regulators shot down Avista’s request for three years of rate increases on Thursday. Instead, they approved a 2.7 percent increase in residential electric rates starting May 1. Natural gas …
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
Avista customers told the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission on Monday they’re happy with their local electric and natural gas utility, and see little benefit from the company’s $5.3 billion …
Sun., April 22, 2018, 7 a.m.
A public hearing on Avista Corp.’s $5.3 billion sale to Hydro One Ltd. takes place Monday afternoon in the Spokane Valley City Council chambers.
Mon., April 16, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Avista Corp. and Hydro One Ltd. have filed paperwork with Idaho regulators outlining how Avista would operate after its sale to the Canadian utility.
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 10:43 a.m.
A public workshop on Avista’s proposed sale to Hydro One of Tornoto takes place at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Coeur d’Alene at the Midtown Meeting Center, 1505 N. Fifth St.
Sun., April 8, 2018, 5 a.m.
A North Carolina company will build Washington’s largest solar farm near Lind. The 28 megawatt project will provide some of Avista’s large business customers with renewable energy.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Avista Corp. has cleared another hurdle in the company’s pending $5.3 billion sale to Hydro One Ltd., of Toronto.
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
Scott Morris, Avista’s chairman and CEO, earned about $4.2 million in total compensation last year.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
The sale of Avista Corp. to a Canadian utility cleared a major hurdle Tuesday, when the parties outlined conditions in a proposed agreement with Washington regulators.
Thu., March 1, 2018
The developers behind the four-story, 150,000-square-foot Catalyst building have agreed to give Eastern Washington University $5 million over the first 10 years of its lease, offsetting most of the cost …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
The group Friends of the Bluff, one of many organizations blindsided by the construction of a road the city deemed illegal last spring, has hopes that a central portion of …