NRG Rival Sues To Halt $120M Calif. Car-Charging Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (May 25, 2012, 5:11 PM EDT) -- Electric vehicle charging company ECOtality Inc. on Friday sued to block a $120 million settlement between NRG Energy Inc. and California regulators that would create electric car-charging stations across the state, saying the deal gives NRG a statewide monopoly.

The lawsuit was filed in California's First District Court of Appeal and seeks to halt the implementation of the agreement between the state's Public Utilities Commission and NRG resolving claims against the company stemming from the 2000-2001 electricity crisis. San Francisco-based ECOtality claims the deal was reached...
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