Utilities Urge FERC To Correct 'Discriminatory' Filing

Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 4:24 PM EDT) -- A consortium of electric utilities filed a protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday, saying a recent Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc. compliance filing could harm competition for nonincumbent utilities that want to bid on projects.

The utilities — which include American Transmission Company LLC and Duke Energy Transmission Holding Company LLC — said the Regional Transmission Organization has not fully complied with FERC orders to ensure that non-incumbents have a reasonable chance to compete for new power projects. According to the groups, provisions...
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