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Avista Lowers Green Power Premium

September 2004 - Avista Utilities, an investor-owned utility serving about 310,000 electricity customers in Washington and Idaho, has increased the size of the wind energy blocks sold under its Buck-a-Block green pricing program to 300 kWh. When the program was launched in early 2002, Avista offered 55-kWh blocks of wind energy for $1.00, or a price premium of 1.8¢/kWh. Now customers can purchase more than five times the amount of wind energy for the same $1.00 block price, reducing the effective price premium for wind energy to 0.33¢/kWh, which is among the lowest utility green pricing premiums in the nation. Avista was able to lower the price after signing a new power purchase agreement with PPM Energy for wind from the Stateline Wind Energy Center.

News Release - Avista and PPM Energy Sign Wind Power Agreement

Avista Contact: Chris Drake (509) 495-8624

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