Calif. Utilities Sue Over Energy Crisis Refunds

Law360, New York (April 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Several California utilities filed suit on Wednesday against 18 cities and municipalities in an effort to recover $475 million they were overcharged for electric power during the California energy crisis.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Southern California Edison Co., San Diego Gas & Electric Co. and the California Electricity Oversight Board filed suit in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles. The suit alleged the municipalities, including the City of Los Angeles, owed them refunds for charging rates for electricity that the Federal Energy...
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