Comverge Sued Over Allegedly Faulty Thermostats

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 2:15 PM EST) -- A nonprofit energy distributor is alleging Comverge Inc., which makes energy management devices, breached a warranty by selling thermostats that pose a fire risk.

East Kentucky Power Cooperative Inc. filed a complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky seeking to recoup costs associated with recalling thousands of thermostats from homes across the state.

East Kentucky, which generates and ships energy to its cooperative members, which in turn pass it on to 500,000 of the state's homes and businesses, has asked...
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