The Avista Utility Sale...What Does it Mean to Our Region?

At the 2017 CAPR East Meets West Regional Conference, Dave Boleneus presented a fact filled presentation on the Avista Utility Sale and what it means to customers and rate-payers, the huge service area, the region.  The accomplished Mr. Boleneus presents an in-depth look at details many may not have known, and not presented in the news about this sale that you may have read.  Is this sale putting the West at a terrible risk?

Learn About the Potential Sale of Washington's Avistato Canada's Hydro One!

Good information in this article from the Gem State Patriot

You can attend a hearing to give your opinion on this sale:

April 23, 1 p.m., Spokane Valley City Council Chambers, 10210 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley


April 24, noon, Colville Public Library, 195 S. Oak St., Colville


May 2, 5 p.m., Othello City Council chambers, 500 E. Main St., Othello


May 3, noon, Whitman County Parks and Recreation auditorium, 310 N. Main St., Colfax

It is important Public Utility Commissions receive your comments!

Idaho Public Utilities Commission
P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID, 83702
Click here to go to the commission webpage.  Click on case comment form.  Use case number: AVU-E-17-09

Washington Utility and Transportation Commission
1300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98502
Click here to go to the commission webpage.  Click on File a complaint, then click on the Online Complaint Form. You can also email them at: mailto:[email protected]?subject=Avista%20merger%20with%20Hydro%20One&body=I%20object%20to%20the%20merger%20of%20Avista%20and%20Hydro%20One.  (NWPOA recommends emailing them.)

Public Service Commission of Montana
1701 Prospect Ave, Helena, MT, 59601
Click here to fill out a contact form to submit your opinion.

Regulatory Commission of Alaska
701 W. 8th Ave #300, Anchorage, AK, 99501
You can email them at: mailto:[email protected]?subject=Avista%2FHydro%20One%20Merger&body=I%20object%20to%20the%20Avista%20merger%20with%20Hydro%20One! or mailto:[email protected]?subject=Avista%2FHydroOne%20Merger&body=I%20object%20to%20the%20Avista%20merger%20with%20Hydro%20One!
Click here to go to the commission webpage. Click on Public Utilities Complaints.  Click on Submit an Informal Complaint.  (NWPOA recommends emailing them.)

Oregon Public Utilities Commission
201 High St. SE #100, Salem, OR, 97301
NWPOA recommends emailing them at:  mailto:[email protected]?subject=Avista%20merger%20with%20HydroOne&body=I%20object%20to%20the%20merger%20of%20Hydro%20One%20and%20Avista.


October 29, 2017