It is no shock that Avista is a leading utility serving the northwestern US. The firm’s regulated utility unit has a generation capacity of more than 2,900 MW of electricity, which is distributed to 359,000 customers in Idaho and Washington. It also supplies natural gas to about 319,000 customers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The company operates eight hydroelectric projects and owns coal, natural gas, and wood waste plants. Avista has no natural gas reserves and purchases its supply from the wholesale market. The company also operates 76%-owned Advantage IQ (renamed Ecova in 2011), which manages energy expenses and provide energy consulting expertise for more than 530 multi-site companies across the US.
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At Avista, our vision is to deliver better energy for life. We strive to fulfill that vision by improving the lives of customers through the safe, responsible, and affordable delivery of energy, in a way that is trustworthy, innovative and collaborative. These guiding principles are founded on a long tradition of corporate responsibility. Whether it is our longstanding commitment to environmental stewardship, the care and support of our people, our dedication to the customers and communities we serve, or our steadfast adherence to principles of ethical governance, we believe that the integration of corporate responsibility into our business builds trust, forges lasting relationships, strengthens morale, reduces risk, delivers enhanced value to our shareholders, and ultimately enables us to more effectively execute on our vision, mission and strategy. At its heart, corporate responsibility at Avista is a commitment to manage the social, environmental and economic effects of our operations safely, responsibly, and affordably, while endeavoring to have a positive, lasting impact on the society and environments in which we operate.