Utilities Want 9th Circ. To Nix SolarCity's Monopoly Suit

Law360, New York (May 10, 2016, 2:49 PM EDT) -- Public power utility groups rallied behind an Arizona power district Monday, urging the Ninth Circuit to reverse a district court ruling and toss antitrust claims brought by SolarCity Corp.

The American Public Power Association and the Large Public Power Council told the appeals court in an amicus brief that the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District should be immune from the solar developer’s suit claiming Salt River illegally imposed certain charges for utility customers who install rooftop Solar.

The APPA, which consists of more...
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