Power Co. Sues GSA Over Bundling Of Contracts

Law360, New York (May 20, 2011, 7:28 PM EDT) -- Bluestar Energy Services Inc. sued the U.S. General Services Administration on Friday, claiming the agency improperly bundled tens of millions of dollars worth of electricity contracts into a single request for proposals.

"This bundling is contrary to federal law requiring agencies to foster the participation of [small businesses] to the maximum extent practicable," the complaint, filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, said. "Such consolidation was not necessary or justified."

The U.S. Government Accountability Office already rejected Bluestar's objection to the GSA's solicitation for proposals...
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