Stories tagged: Hydro One
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
Former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire would sit on Avista Corp.’s board of directors if the company is sold to a Canadian utility.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 5 a.m.
Rob Curley: How one defining moment in Avista CEO Scott Morris’ life helped him work through another – the proposed sale to Hydro One
Scott Morris is the CEO of Avista as it heads directly into one of the biggest and more important moments in the iconic Spokane company’s 128-year history: its pending $5.3 …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 5 a.m.
Front & Center: Avista CEO Scott Morris discusses the utility’s proposed sale, his role and what it means to his hometown
Spokesman-Review Editor Rob Curley recently spoke with Avista CEO Scott Morris for a podcast that touched on several aspects of the company’s proposed sale to Hydro One Ltd., including what …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Avista Corp. gives a lot of money to local candidates. If it leans in any political direction, it is toward incumbency – toward those already in power. But Avista’s recent …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
Proposed Avista sale to Hydro One prompts tough questions from regulators after Canadian utility’s management shakeup.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Washington regulators have scheduled a Tuesday hearing on Avista Corp.’s proposed sale to Hydro One Ltd., of Toronto.
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
Avista Corp. is spending heavily in the Spokane County commissioner races by dropping nearly $200,000 on re-election television advertisements for commissioners Mary Kuney and Al French. In Avista Corp.’s largest …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 11:50 a.m.
Avista sale includes protections against Canadian government influence and rate hikes, consultant says
Avista Corp.’s proposed sale to Hydro One Ltd. has safeguards to protect local customers from Canadian government interference and rate hikes if Toronto-based utility runs into future financial troubles, says …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
Thirteen of Avista’s top executives will receive about $18 million in immediate payouts if the Spokane-based utility is sold to Hydro One Ltd., of Toronto.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Avista Corp. is extending the deadline to complete its $5.3 billion sale to Hydro One Ltd. until March 29, although both companies expect the sale to close in late December.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Idaho regulators said they may not be ready to make a decision by mid-December on whether or not to approve the $5.3 billion sale of Avista Corp. to Hydro One …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 12:27 p.m.
Rob Chase doesn’t want Avista Corp. to sell to a Canadian utility, and the Spokane County commissioner candidate says he’s deploying a little-known part of federal laws to try to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
Hydro One Ltd. has installed a new board of directors in the aftermath of a political shake-up that jolted the utility’s efforts to acquire Avista Corp. The Canadian utility wants …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has scheduled an Oct. 23 technical hearing on the proposed $5.3 billion sale to Hydro One Ltd. of Toronto.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Avista CEO notes 2Q earnings ‘above expectations,’ outlines utility’s commitment to gain Hydro One sale approval
Avista Corp.’s earnings during the second quarter exceeded expectations, said Chairman and CEO Scott Morris, who also reiterated the Spokane-based utility’s commitment to gain regulatory approval of its proposed sale …
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Washington regulators have extended a deadline to Dec. 14 for deciding whether Avista’s sale to Hydro One Ltd. would benefit customers.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
A technical hearing by Idaho regulators on the proposed merger of Avista and Hydro One has been postponed.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
Financial analysts say the political shakeup at Hydro One could threaten or delay Avista’s $5.3 billion sale to the Toronto-based utility.
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.
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 …
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: 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, 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.
Wed., May 9, 2018
Idaho regulators will hold hearings in June on Avista’s proposed sale to Hydro One Ltd., of Toronto.
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.