Our foundation for clean, reliable power
To make sure customers have the energy they need to power their lives and businesses, Avista uses different types of fuel to produce electricity. This energy mix is a combination of Avista-owned generating facilities and long-term contracts which are the foundation for providing our customers with clean, reliable power at fair, reasonable rates.
Our diverse energy mix of resources provides a balance of reliability and renewable fuel sources like hydropower to the benefit of our customers. Avista's diverse energy mix also helps keep prices for our customers among the lowest in the nation among investor-owned utilities for our customers. And, it's also why Avista is ranked by the National Resource Defense Council in its “Benchmarking Air Emissions of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States" as one of the cleanest utilities when it comes to greenhouse gases. And it's how we'll be able to continue to provide reliable energy to our customers - now, and well into the future.
Click below to learn more about our diverse energy mix, what goes into determining how future energy needs will be met and other related topics:
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