Virginia Electric and Power Co. v. Bransen Energy, Inc.

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20034
No(s). 16-1254 (4th Cir. Mar 9, 2017)

The Fourth Circuit upheld over $22 million in damages that an energy company was ordered to pay to a Virginia utility because the coal supplied to a new power plant was of such poor quality it couldn't initially be used. When the plant was commissioned, the utility entered into an option contract to...