Deregulation is a battle over metering relationships with commercial customers, not a struggle between competing suppliers of energy.
As long as the local electric utility emerges...
aggressive IPPs to pay a customer's outstanding and unpaid wheeling charges as a marketing or credit incentive. But an agreement between the unpaid IPP and wheeler preventing reconnection absent payment of outstanding IPP charges might violate anti-competitive laws.
David Cook is an attorney engaged in private practice with the firm of Cook, Perkiss & Lew, San Francisco, CA.
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