US Asks Court To Revisit $200M Electricity Billing Dispute

Law360, New York (November 2, 2012, 3:32 PM EDT) -- The federal government on Friday asked the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to rethink a ruling that the U.S. had breached a contract with utilities and the state of California and was liable for electricity overcharges, estimated to be worth around $200 million.

The Court of Federal Claims found in May that the Bonneville Power Administration and the Western Area Power Administration, both U.S. agencies responsible for marketing hydroelectric power generated by some federal and nonfederal facilities, had breached their contracts with California power utilities and...
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