Organizational Profile

    Avista generates and transmits electricity and distributes natural gas, while providing innovative energy solutions for our residential, commercial and industrial customers. We are a regulated business unit of Avista Corp., an investor-owned corporation headquartered in Spokane, Washington. We constantly strive to create value for our customers, employees, investors and the communities we serve in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and southern and eastern Oregon.

    Avista's Territory MAp

    Year Ended 12/31/09
    Avista Corp. Total Annual Revenue $1,512,565,000
      Net Income $87,071,000
    Avista Utilities Net Income $86,744,000
    Number of employees Avista Corp. 2,435
      Avista Utilities 1,466
    Number of customer accounts    
      Retail – Electric
    Retail – Natural Gas
    313,884
    280,667
        39,276
    33,214
      Industrial – Electric
    Industrial – Natural Gas
    1,394
    300

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    Awards received in 2009

    • avistautilities.com named as North America’s top electric and natural gas website according to a benchmarking study from analysts at E Source, an industry research firm.
    • Avista was named to Forbes.com 2009 list of “400 Best Big Companies”
    • As a member of the Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group, received the 2009 Outstanding Group Achievement Award from the American Fisheries Society, Montana Chapter.