Edison Unit Rips FERC's Tariff Changes In DC Circ.

Law360, Washington (March 25, 2013, 7:32 PM EDT) -- Southern California Edison Co. blasted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision to nix its proposed transmission tariffs during D.C. Circuit oral arguments Monday, claiming the agency failed to show that the company's rates were unreasonable before substantially revising the proposal under the guise of its regulatory discretion.

According to SCE, it calculated its rate of return on equity for three new transmission projects using a data midpoint from other comparable utility rates, a method the FERC uses to analyze group Independent System Operator rates. But the...
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