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Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing LLC

ELR Case

The U.S. Supreme Court held that the Federal Power Act (FPA) preempts a Maryland program intended to encourage in-state power generation. Maryland selected, through a proposal process, a power generation development company to construct...

Southwest Power Pool, Inc. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Committee

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit vacated a FERC decision allowing a power company to use a regional transmission organization's (RTO's) transmission lines in order to join another RTO network. The two RTOs involved in this case had entered a joint...