Arbitration Ordered In SoCal Edison Wind Farm Dispute

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 8:04 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday ordered Southern California Edison Co. and developer Helo Energy LLC and its investment backer to arbitrate their dispute over the utility's termination of a power-purchase agreement with Helo's 20-megawatt wind farm, saying a lower court wrongly denied SCE's request to compel arbitration.

While Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charles F. Palmer admitted that claims by Helo, investment fund Saugatuck Energy LLC and project vehicle Sand Canyon of Tehachapi LLC that SCE unlawfully backed out of the PPA were covered by...
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