Celebrating 135 years: A tribute to our customers and journey

As Avista celebrates a remarkable 135-year journey, we honor you, our valued customers. Your unwavering trust across cityscapes and countryside in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon inspires our dedication. We’re here for every one of you. 🎉

A Legacy of Service

Black and white, vintage picture of Washington Water Power Company building

Picture this: back in 1889, when horse-drawn carriages still ruled the streets, Avista was born. Yep, that’s right—the same year Vincent van Gogh painted “Starry Night.” Now, fast-forward through time, like a well-edited movie montage. Avista has seen a lot—the rise of electricity, the fall of typewriters, and the invention of emojis (🙌). But you know what hasn’t changed? Our commitment to service.

Avista restores warmth and light to your homes in the chill of winter storms. We energize businesses and keep daily life humming, ensuring that even your Netflix binges go uninterrupted. But Avista’s essence lies beyond the infrastructure—it’s about the people, the connections, and the cherished moments. We remain as committed to you now as we were back in 1889 to provide safe and reliable energy services.

Gratitude to Our Customers

Here’s to you, our incredible customers! You’ve invited us into your lives, relying on us for your energy needs. It’s our privilege to support the simple yet profound moments that define your days.

Empowering Communities

Avista isn’t just about keeping the lights on and the gas flowing. We’ve planted trees, sponsored scholarships, and high-fived local nonprofits. Together, we’ve built parks, restored habitats, and made our corner of the world a little brighter. You can discover more about our philosophy of giving back.

A Sustainable Tomorrow

Peek into the future with us. Avista isn’t content with just today’s sunshine; we’re chasing rainbows, too. 🌈 We’re harnessing renewable energy, reducing our carbon footprint, and exploring innovative solutions. Our commitment isn’t just for now; it’s for the generations to come. Learn more here.

Celebrating You

This anniversary isn’t just about us—it’s about you. Your resilience, kindness, and unwavering support have fueled our journey. So, here’s to you—for your late-night fridge raids, your morning routines, and everything in between.

Thank you, Avista community, for 135 incredible years. Here’s to the next chapter!

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