Texas Utility Can Continue Suit Against 7 Wholesale Buyers

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 9:02 PM EDT) -- A Texas state court on Friday said the Lower Colorado River Authority could proceed with a suit accusing seven wholesale power customers, including the city of Georgetown, Texas, of attempting to skip out on multimillion-dollar agreements with the utility because of supply and fee disputes.

Travis County Judge Tim Sulak denied Georgetown’s bid to transfer the case from Travis County to Williamson County, where all the electricity that the LCRA provides Georgetown is consumed, and rejected the city’s argument that Texas law shields municipalities and political...
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