Stories tagged: Avista
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 …
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 …