Public Citizen v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20170
No(s). 14-1244 (D.C. Cir. Oct 25, 2016)

The D.C. Circuit dismissed Connecticut's and a citizen group's lawsuit against FERC in which they alleged that the agency failed to ensure that the 2014 wholesale electricity capacity rates in New England were just and reasonable. Due to insufficient competition, the 2014 "forward-capacity market" a...