Stories tagged: Avista
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 …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Avista customers could see a $50 million to $60 million benefit annually from federal tax reform, utility officials said Wednesday. Savings on individual customers’ bills won’t be known until later …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
Eastern Washington University says the newest member of its governing board will play a key role as the school prepares to expand its footprint in downtown Spokane.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
Six months ago, Avista and Hydro One announced plans to combine and form one of North America’s largest regulated utilities. Since that time, as we’ve moved toward closing, our confidence …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
EWU plans major expansion into Spokane’s University District as anchor tenant of Avista’s planned 150,000-square-foot Catalyst building
Eastern Washington University plans to move three degree programs and around 1,000 students from its Cheney campus to a building along East Sprague Avenue.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 11:40 p.m.
Avista Development will unveil plans Tuesday for its Catalyst project in Spokane’s University District, including a construction timeline, design details and prospective tenants.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
Before the Avista sale to Hydro One, a Canadian company, is approved, several questions should be answered for us, the ratepayers, and the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 4:11 p.m.
Avista customers will pay less for natural gas this winter as a result of lower wholesale prices.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
The proposed sale of Avista Corp. to a Canadian utility received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
The Spokane Park Board on Thursday voted unanimously to authorize consideration of a sale option on 50 acres of private property that was partially bulldozed to build an illegal road …
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 6:30 a.m.
If the recent cold snap has your furnace running constantly, take heart. Local residents could get a modest break on their heating bills this winter from lower natural gas prices.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017
No quick list could adequately sum up the awesome, horrifying, beautiful and frustrating events of 2017. But some stories stand out for their scale and impact on the city, the …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 5 a.m.
The Kalispel Tribe of Indians has created its own electric utility to serve its expanding casino-hotel complex in Airway Heights.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Spokane Community College canceled classes Friday as a result of a power outage. The outage was reported about 9:30 a.m. Avista reports that 364 customers are affected by it.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
A local public-private-university collaboration called Urbanova is using street lamps to shed light air pollution.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
Idaho state regulators will take public comments Tuesday on requested rate increases by Avista Corp.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
With little fanfare, Avista Corp.’s shareholders approved the sale of the 128-year-old company to Hydro One Ltd. on Tuesday. The sale is expected to be final in August.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
The city has been selling the extra energy produced at its Waste-to-Energy plant on the West Plains since it opened in 1991. A change in state law requiring utilities to …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
Meet Mayo Schmidt, the former Miami Dolphin who leads Hydro One, the Canadian utility that’s buying Avista
Avista Corp.’s shareholders vote next week on Hydro One’s proposed $5.3 billion purchase of the Spokane utility. Scott Morris, Avista’s chairman and CEO, said the company has found the right …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
On Nov. 21, Avista shareholders will vote on whether to approve the company’s sale to Hydro One, an Ontario utility. Most of the ballots will be cast by large, institutional …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
The proposed sale of Avista Corp. to Hydro One for $5.3 billion would chart new territory for customers of the Spokane-based utility. Next week’s shareholder vote is a major milestone …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
If Avista Corp. is purchased by Canadian company Hydro One, customers of the Spokane-based utility will receive rate credits worth $31 million over the next decade.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Avista’s partial ownership in a coal-fired electric plant in Eastern Montana is likely to draw testimony at a Wednesday hearing in Spokane Valley. Utility customers can weigh in on Avista’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
Acquisition costs related to Avista Corp.’s proposed purchase by Hydro One of Ontario led to lower third-quarter earnings for the Spokane-based utility.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Parties involved in an Avista Utilities rate case have reached a settlement that reduces the utility’s requested rate increase for electric and natural gas service for Idaho customers.