FERC Won't Rehear Ruling On Wind Power Contract

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 1:25 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday refused to revisit a previous order finding Idaho's largest utility is required to buy power under a wind farm supply contract even when demand slips, saying the decision was an appropriate interpretation of its regulations.

According to the regulator, it had not usurped the role of the Idaho Public Utilities Commission nor misinterpreted its own regulations when determining that Idaho Power — an IdaCorp Inc. subsidiary — was not allowed to unilaterally curtail the purchase of energy in low-demand...
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