Stories tagged: Avista
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Avista Utilities should be allowed to raise customers’ rates over the next three years, but by much smaller amounts than company officials proposed, Washington regulators’s staff members said Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Avista’s natural gas customers in Washington will get a slight break on their bills beginning Nov. 1.
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Avista Corp. has reached a proposed settlement over its request to raise Idaho customers’ rates in 2018 and 2019.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Avista Corp. has been issued a permit to build a $3.1 million fleet service building.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Rates for Avista’s Idaho electric customers will increase slightly in October. The changes will increase a typical household’s bill by 2 percent.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Avista is proposing to lower natural gas bills for Idaho customers by just over $1 per month, effective Nov. 1. Natural gas prices are adjusted each fall to take fluctuations …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
A power pole along Interstate 90 caught fire Monday and caused power lines to fall onto the highway near the Hamilton exit.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
As spring ripened into summer, Avista Corp. entertained merger/purchase proposals from five prospective suitors. In recently released documents, the utility revealed the corporate courtship that led to its proposed $5.3 …
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017
Workers moved a large crane to the banks of the Spokane River near the Monroe Street Dam to move gravel and cobble that has clogged the dam’s intake structure.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
The Avista Foundation announced Wednesday it will receive its first individual endowment, courtesy of Avista Corp. CEO Scott Morris and his wife, Liz.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
Avista is asking Idaho regulators to approve a slight increase in natural gas rates, effective Nov. 1.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Avista is asking Washington regulators for several rate adjustments that, if approved, would raise electric rates slightly and decrease natural gas rates.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
Avista’s top five executives made in excess of $10.5 million in 2016, and the company reported net income of $83.9 million in the first half of 2017.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Avista Utilities has restored power to about 1,400 customers that lost electricity Tuesday morning in northwest Spokane due a burned power pole.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Avista’s Idaho customers will have a chance to weigh in on proposed rate increases during an Aug. 31 workshop in Coeur d’Alene.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
For its eighth year, the Salvation Army has distributed backpacks and school supplies to Spokane families in need.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
State regulators have turned down Avista Corp.’s request to collect $15 million in additional electric revenue from Washington customers.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Avista’s sale is a weighty decision, CEO Scott Morris said in a recent interview, but one he thinks history will look favorably on.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
Avista owes it to its customers to recognize the reality of the Western energy markets and start a real conversation about how to transition off coal and to cheaper, cleaner …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
The loss of a home-grown business can always be a shock, but the true effects can vary.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Avista Corp. will reveal more details next month about how the utility’s proposed $5.3 billion sale to Hydro One came about.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
A couple of credits will help buffer Avista’s request for a surcharge on electric bills for Idaho customers.
Sat., July 29, 2017
Avista’s ownership in a Montana coal plant is under scrutiny in Ontario, which has banned coal-fired electricity
With Avista Corp. poised to be acquired by Hydro One of Ontario in a $5.3 billion sale next year, the Spokane-based utility’s partial ownership in a Montana coal plant has …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Avista asks for $4 surcharge on Idaho customers’ bills to address drop in sales from mild weather in 2016
Avista Utilities wants to add a $4 monthly surcharge to its Idaho customers bills, saying the mild winter of 2016 reduced the company’s power sales and revenues.
Sun., July 23, 2017
Remember the Washington Water Power Co.? It’s still here, but as Avista after a 1999 rebranding that confused and irked a community that had grown up side-by-side with its utility …
Sun., July 23, 2017
Greetings, Yankee ratepayers! Welcome to our first installment of Ask Hydro One, formerly known as Ask Avista.
Sun., July 23, 2017
Avista’s rates, charitable contributions and low-income assistance won’t change – at least not right away
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Things to know about the proposed Avista sale: Scott Morris’ stock is worth about $10 million under this deal. Avista’s sales price has caused a stir in Canada, where Hydro …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Large Canadian power companies have been snapping up smaller American ones for several years, paying tens of billions of dollars to expand their geographic footprint in a country that offers …