Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission


Washington utility regulators have dealt another blow to Avista’s proposed merger with Hydro One, the Canadian electrical transmission and distribution utility.

The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission issued a statement Tuesday morning that said it would take no action on the two companies’ request that the agency reconsider its earlier ruling.

Washington Utility Regulators Deny Hydro One Acquisition of Avista

Dec 5, 2018

UPDATED with a comment from Avista.

Washington utility regulators say the Canadian utility Hydro One may not acquire the Spokane-based utility Avista. In a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, the Utilities and Transportation Commission said "the proposed merger does not serve the public interest."