FirstEnergy Takes Transmission Cost Battle To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 7:01 PM EDT) -- A pair of FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiaries battling the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission over the power to pass on $230 million in lost transmission costs to ratepayers are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case, arguing that the PPUC illegally ignored federal regulatory standards.

In a petition for writ of certiorari filed June 27, Metropolitan Edison Co. and Pennsylvania Electric Co. claimed that state regulators exceeded their power by refusing to allow the utilities to recover the $230 million incurred under a Federal Energy Regulatory...
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