Md. Faces Skeptical High Court In Power Plant Subsidy Row

Law360, New York (February 23, 2016, 8:16 PM EST) -- Maryland will have a tough time Wednesday convincing the U.S. Supreme Court that its power plant construction subsidies don't usurp federal authority over wholesale electricity markets given that the high court recently affirmed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's jurisdiction over rules and practices that directly affect wholesale rates, experts say.

The Maryland Public Service Commission, joined by power developer and subsidy beneficiary Competitive Power Ventures Holdings LLC, will square off with electricity providers including PPL EnergyPlus LLC, now doing business as part of Talen Energy Corp., in oral arguments over incentives offered by Maryland for new gas-fired power plant construction....

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