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FERC gives notice of intent to enforce PURPA against the Idaho PUC

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012, FERC issued a Notice of Intent to Act and Declaratory Order, declaring its intent to initiate an enforcement action in federal court against the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC) under Section 210(h)(2)(A) of PURPA. In doing so, FERC is challenging the IPUC’s rejection of three Firm Energy Sales Agreements between Idaho Power Company and three under-10 average MW wind qualifying facilities proposed by Murphy Flat Power, LLC (Murphy Flat). The IPUC initially rejected the agreements on June 8, 2011 because they contained avoided cost rates that the Commission changed (lowered) before the agreements were fully … Continue reading

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Senior Associate Charles von Reis admitted to practice in Idaho

On May 4, Charles von Reis, Senior Associate at Lovinger Kaufmann LLP, was sworn into the Idaho State Bar.  Charles has been a member of the Oregon State Bar since 2006.  The firm looks forward to better serving its clients in Idaho, California, Oregon, and Washington.

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