SCE Seeks $4B From Mitsubishi Over Nuke Plant Shutdown

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT) -- Southern California Edison Co. on Wednesday lodged an arbitration demand seeking at least $4 billion in damages from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., claiming the company breached its contract in providing defective steam generators for the utility's now-shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

SCE, which originally filed a notice of dispute against Mitsubishi in July, said it filed the binding arbitration demand with the International Commerce Commission after the companies couldn't resolve their dispute.

The utility accuses Mitsubishi of breaching its contract to design and manufacture replacement...
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