Investor-owned utilities serving the Southeast U.S. are well-positioned to face increasing competition, but the region's municipal joint power agencies and electric co-ops may face serious losses...
Why Special Contract Discounts are Good For Electric Competition
544 (9th Cir. 1983) ("A monopolist, no less than any other competitor, is permitted and indeed encouraged to compete aggressively on the merits..."), cert. denied, 465 U.S. 1038 (1984); Austin v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama, 903 F.2d 1385, 1390 (11th Cir. 1990) (using market power to obtain lower prices for Blue Cross subscribers was not anti-competitive).
13Matsushita Elec. Indus. Co. v. Zenith Radio Corp., 475 U.S. 574 (1986); Areeda & Turner, Predatory Pricing and Related Practices under Section 2 of the Sherman Act, 88 HARV. L. REV. 697, 711, 716-18 (1975).
14See Brooke Group, Ltd. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., 509 U.S. 209 (1993).
15See generally Easterbrook, Predatory Strategies and Counterstrategies, 48 U. CHI. L. REV. 263 (1981).
16Compare City of Kirkwood v. Union Electric Co., 671 F.2d 1173, 1181-82 (8th Cir. 1992), cert. denied, 459 U.S. 1170 (1983), with City of Newark v. Delmarva Power & Light Co., 467 F. Supp. 763, 772-74 (D. Del. 1979).
17See also Bristol Steel & Ironworks, Inc. v. Bethlehem Steel Corp., 41 F.3d 182, 188
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