A Diverse Portfolio of Generating Resources

A Diverse Portfolio of Generating Resources

Avista owns or manages generation resources throughout the western United States. The diverse fuel source mix allows us to meet energy demand reliably and at the lowest rate possible.

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Avista to Acquire Alaska Utility
Avista recently announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Alaska Energy and Resources Company (AERC), which includes its primary subsidiary Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P), which is the sole electric services provider for Juneau, the state capital of Alaska. When the transaction is complete AERC will become a wholly-owned...
Nov 12, 2013 9:45 AM ET
Avista Biomass Plant Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary
Built in 1983, the Kettle Falls plant was the first utility-owned electric generating station of its kind in the U.S. constructed for the sole purpose of producing electricity from wood waste, or biomass.  The award-winning plant, combined with Avista’s legacy hydroelectric power projects, has contributed to Avista being listed among the greenest utilities in the country. The facility...
Sep 23, 2013 4:30 PM ET
Palouse Wind Project Dedication
Avista, First Wind and Vestas, along with more than 100 invited guests officially dedicated the first wind farm built in Avista’s service territory – Palouse Wind. The dedication marked the celebration of the facility’s 150,000 megawatt hour of energy produced since the farm opened in December 2012. On hand to kick off the event was Washington Governor Jay Inslee who admired the lush...
Jul 23, 2013 12:30 PM ET
Avista Receives Outstanding Steward Award from National Hydropower Association
Avista successfully restored two channels downstream of their Upper Falls Development on the Spokane River to look much the way it did long ago, before the channels were altered to divert water to numerous flour and lumber mills, as well as for hydropower generation. The channel restoration, using weirs shaped and colored to look like the bedrock throughout the river, spread...
Apr 24, 2013 5:00 PM ET
First Wind, Avista Announce Successful Completion of Palouse Wind Project in Eastern Washington
Avista can now count the renewable energy generated at Palouse Wind among the resources we use to meet our customers’ energy needs. Now in full commercial operations, the Palouse Wind project in Rosalia, Wash., is officially the largest renewable energy facility in Whitman County and is expected to contribute to the local economy for years to come. ...
Dec 20, 2012 3:15 PM ET