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Avista Corporation, an energy company, is engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity; and distribution of natural gas primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Avista Utilities and Ecova. The Avista Utilities segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity primarily from hydroelectric, thermal, and wind facilities; and provides natural gas distribution services to retail customers in parts of Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, and Northeastern and Southwestern Oregon. This segment is also involved in the wholesale purchase and sale of electricity and natural gas; and provision of electric distribution and transmission, as well as natural gas distribution to residential, commercial, and industrial retail electric and natural gas customers. In addition, it operates facilities with a total net capability of approximately 1,844 mega watts; and provides retail electric service to approximately 366,000 customers and retail natural gas service to approximately 326,000 customers. The Ecova segment provides energy efficiency and cost management programs and services for multi-site customers and utilities in North America; and expense management services for telecom needs. This segment also provides strategic energy management and efficiency services that include procurement, conservation, performance reporting, financial planning, facility optimization and monitoring, and energy efficiency program management for commercial enterprises and utilities. The company is also engaged in custom sheet metal fabrication of electronic enclosures, parts, and systems for the computer, telecom, renewable energy, and medical industries; real estate investments primarily in commercial office buildings; and provision of investments in emerging technology venture capital funds and fuel cell business. Avista Corporation was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.

3,310 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/14
Founded in 1889

avista corp (AVA) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $723.5K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $386.5K
Senior Vice President, Environmental Complian...
Total Annual Compensation: $344.3K
Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $314.0K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $282.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

avista corp (AVA) Key Developments

Avista Corp. Appoints Janet D. Widmann to its Board of Directors, Effective Aug. 2, 2014

Avista Corp. announced that Janet D. Widmann, age 47, has been appointed to the Avista Corp. Board of Directors effective Aug. 2, 2014. She will stand for election to the board at the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders. Ms. Widmann is executive vice president, markets, for Blue Shield of California, a position she has held since 2013. She joined the organization in 2003 to lead the newly formed California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) division.

Avista Corp. Forms Salix Inc. as its Subsidiary; Appoints Robert Lafferty as President of Salix Inc

Avista Corp. reported on June 24, 2014 that it formed Salix Inc., a non-utility subsidiary, for the exploration of domestic markets that could be served with LNG, primarily in the West and Pacific Northwest. The company reported that Robert Lafferty was appointed president of the new subsidiary.

Avista Corp. Declares Quarterly Dividend Payable June 13, 2014

The board of directors of Avista Corp. has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.3175 per share on the company's common stock. The common stock dividend is payable June 13, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 22, 2014.


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