Energy Law Journal

State Courts And Agencies

Armstrong Petroleum Corp. v. Tri-Valley Oil & Gas Co., 11 Cal. Rptr. 3d 412 (2004) (citing Mickey S. Moon, Assigning Gas Balancing Rights in the Absence of a Gas Balancing Agreement,14 Energy L.J. 407 (1993))

Chugach Electric Ass'n, Inc. v. Regulatory Com'n of Alaska, 49 P.3d 246 (Alaska 2002) (citing Harvey L. Reiter, Competition Between Public and Private Distributors In a Restructured Power Industry, 19 Energy L.J. 333 (1998)).

City of Boulder v. Colorado Pub. Utilities Comm'n, 996 P.2d 1270 (Colo. 2000) (citing Hon. Richard D. Cudahy, PURPA: The Intersection of Competition and Regulatory Policy, 16 Energy L.J. 419 (1995)).

City of Saint Paul v. Northern States Power Co., 462 N.W.2d 379 (Minn. 1990) (citing Pierce, Reconstructing the Natural Gas Industry from Wellhead to Burnertip, 9 Energy L.J. 1 (1988)).

Connecticut Light & Power Co. v. Department of Public Utility Control, 2002 WL 31000014 (Conn. Super. 2002) (citing A. Gupta, Tracking Stranded Costs, 21 Energy L.J. 113 (2000)).

Connecticut Light and Power Co. v. Department of Public Utility Control,830 A.2d 1121 (Conn. 2003) (citing A. Gupta, Tracking Stranded Costs, 21 Energy L.J. 113 (2000)).

Gulf States Utilities Co. v. Public Utility Com'n of Texas, 841 S.W.2d 459 (Tex.App.-Austin 1992) (citing Clinton A. Vince & John S. Moot, Federal Preemption Versus State Utility Regulation in a Post-Mississippi Era, 10 Energy L.J. 1 (1989); Lindh, Federal Preemption of State Regulation in the Field of Electricity and Natural Gas: A Supreme Court Chronicle, 10 Energy L.J. 277 (1989)).

Indemnity Ins. Co. of North America v. City of Tacoma, 2010 WL 4290648, 158 Wash.App. 1022 (Wash. App. Div. 1 Nov. 01, 2010) (NO. 64247-2-I) (citing Tyler Harden, Limiting Tribal Rights Under the Federal Power Act: Skokomish Indian Tribe v. United States, 28 Energy L.J. 667 (2007)).

In re Application of Delmarva Power & Light Co. for an Increase in its Electric Base Rates & from Certain Revisions to its Electric Service Rules and Regulations, Docket No. 91-20, 1992 Del. PSC LEXIS 15 (1992) (citing W. Whittaker, The Discounted Cash Flow Methodology: Its Use in Estimating a Utility's Cost of Equity, 12 Energy L.J. 265 (1991)).

In re Application of the Union Light, Heat & Power Co. for Certain Findings Under 15 U.S.C. §  79Z, Docket No. 2001-058, 2001 Ky. PUC LEXIS 624 (2001) (citing Andrew Katz, Using the EEI-NEM Master Contract to Manage Power Marketing Risks, 21 Energy L.J. 269 (2000)).

In re Application of Wash. Gas & Light Co. for Authority to Increase Existing Rates and Charges for Gas Service, 229 P.U.R. 4th 177 (2003) (citing Mark Newton Lowry & Lawrence Kaufman, Performance-Based Regulation of Utilities, 23 Energy L.J. 399 (2002)).

In re Consideration of Standards for Integrated Resource Planning and Investments in Conservation & Demand Mgmt. for Natural Gas Utilities, 1994 Va. PUC LEXIS 158 (1994) (citing Donald F. Santa, Jr. & Patricia J. Beneke, Federal Natural Gas Policy and the Energy Policy Act of 1992, 14 Energy L.J. 1, 44–45 (1993)).

In re Harper, 223 A.D.2d 200 (N.Y. App. Div. 1996) (citing Frank R. Lindh, Federal Pre-emption Versus State Utility Regulation in a Post-Mississippi Era, 10 Energy L.J. 1-79 (1989)). Note: this case deals with plagiarism by a law student using an ELJ article.

In Re Washington Gas Light Co., Dist. of Columbia Div., 229 P.U.R. 4th 177, 387, (D.C. P.S.C. Nov. 10, 2003) (citing Mark Newton Lowry & Lawrence Kaufmann, Performance-Based Regulation of Utilities, 23 Energy L.J. 399 (2002)).

La. Atty. Gen. Op. No. 09-0148, Mr. Frederick D. Heck (2010) (citing Jon Wellinghoff, James Pederson & David L. Morenoff, Facilitating Hydrokinetic Energy Development Through Regulatory Innovation, 29 Energy L.J. 397 (2008)).

 

Leggett v. Duke Energy Corp., 308 S.W.3d 843 (Tenn. 2010) (citing Frank R. Lindh, Federal Preemption of State Regulation in the Field of Electricity and Natural Gas: A Supreme Court Chronicle, 10 Energy L.J. 277 (1989)).

National-Southwire Aluminum Co. v. Big Rivers Elec. Corp., 785 S.W.2d 503 (Ct. App. Ky. 1990) (citing Hoecker, "Used and Useful": Autopsy of a Ratemaking Policy, 8 Energy L.J. 303 (1987)).

Office of the Attorney Gen. of the State of Cal., 81 Op. Atty Gen. Cal. 1, 1998 Cal. AG LEXIS 14 (1998) (citing Richard J. Pierce, Jr., Reconstituting the Natural Gas Industry from Wellhead to Burnertip, 9 Energy L.J. 1 (1988); J. Michaels & Arthur S. DeVany, Market-Based Rates for Interstate Gas Pipelines: The Relevant Market and the Real Market, 16 Energy L.J. 299 (1995)).

Penn. Pub. Util. Comm’n v. Penn. Power & Light Co., Docket Nos. R 00943271 and R00943271C001 – 0145, 1995 Pa. PUC LEXIS 190 (1995) (citing W. Whittaker, The Discounted Cash Flow Methodology:  Its Use in Estimating a Utility's Cost of Equity, 12 Energy L.J. 265 (1991)).

Petition of Indiana-American Water Co., 150 P.U.R. 4th 141 (1994) (citing W. Whittaker, The Discounted Cash Flow Methodology: Its Use in Estimating a Utility's Cost of Equity, 12 Energy L.J. 265 (1991)).

QWEST Communications Corp. v. MCIMetro Access Transmission Services, LLC, No. 08F-259T, R09-0248-I (Colo. P.U.C. Mar. 6, 2009) (citing Kiplyn R. Farmer, Note, FERC Waiver of Filed Rate Doctrine: Some Suggested Principles, 9 Energy L.J. 497 (1988)).

In Re Regulation of Local Distribution Cos., 163 P.U.R. 4th 210 (1995) (citing Richard J. Pierce, Jr., Reconstituting the Natural Gas Industry from Wellhead to Burnertip, 9 Energy L.J. 1 (1988)).

Southern Union Co. v. Department of Public Utilities, 941 N.E.2d 633 (Mass. 2011) (citing Mark Newton Lowry & Lawrence Kaufmann, Performance–Based Regulation of Utilities, 23 Energy L.J. 399 (2002)).

State ex rel. Utilities Com'n v. Carolina Power & Light Co., 359 N.C. 516, 614 S.E.2d 281 (2005) (citing William H. Penniman & Paul B. Turner, A Jurisdictional Clash Over Electricity Transmission: Northern States Power v. FERC, 20 Energy L.J. 205, 207-10 (1999)).

T&F Operating, Inc., Docket No. 00-722-G-PC, 2002 W. Va. PUC LEXIS 2138 (2002) (citing Jim Behnke, Safety Jurisdiction over Natural Gas Pipelines, 19 Energy L.J. 71 (1998)).

TransAmerican Natural Gas Corp. v. Finkelstein, 933 S.W.2d 591 (Tex.App.-San Antonio, 1996) (citing Jerome C. Muys et al., Report of the Committee on Public Lands, 15 Energy L.J. 219 (1994)).

U.S. Steel Min. Co., LLC v. Helton, 219 W.Va. 1, 631 S.E.2d 559 (2005) (citing John S. Lowe, Severance Taxes as an Issue of Energy Sectionalism, 5 Energy L.J. 357, 360-61 (1984)).

U.S. West Communications, Inc. v. City of Longmont, 948 P.2d 509 (Colo. 1997) (citing Kiplyn R. Farmer, Note, FERC Waiver of the Filed Rate Doctrine:  Some Suggested Principles, 9 Energy L.J. 497 (1988)).

Zimmerman v. Board of Commissioners of Wabaunsee County, 264 P.3d 332 (Kan. 2011) (citing Nicholas W. Fels & Frank R. Lindh, Lessons from the California “Apocalypse:” Jurisdiction over Electric Utilities, 22 Energy L.J. 1 (2001)).