DC Circ. Won't Budge On FERC Midwest Grid Charges Ruling
Law360 (May 15, 2019, 6:48 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit rejected a request from a group of Midwestern municipal utilities to reconsider its determination that regional grid operator Southwest Power Pool could charge them certain transmission fees, despite argument from the utilities that its ruling was plagued with error.
The appeals court on Tuesday denied without comment petitions for rehearing and en banc review made by Missouri River Energy Services, which is made up of 61 municipal utilities in four Midwestern states.
MRES had objected to a FERC ruling denying the group an exemption from charges for congested transmission and marginal losses. It argued in April that the...
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