|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-634||3d. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: Whether, where, as a result of a state-directed procurement, the contract price to build and operate a power plant is the developer's bid price, and may result in payments beyond what the developer earns selling the plant's capacity in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-supervised auction, the program is “field preempted” as a state's attempt to set interstate wholesale rates. CVSG: 09/16/2015.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 26 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 29, 2014)|
|Dec 12 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsels for the petitioner CPV Power Development, Inc. VIDED.|
|Dec 17 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.|
|Dec 22 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 11, 2015.|
|Dec 24 2014||Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 29 2014||Brief amici curiae of American Public Power Association, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 11 2015||Brief of respondents PPL EnergyPlus, LLC, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 24 2015||Reply of petitioners CPV Power Development, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Feb 25 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 20, 2015.|
|Mar 23 2015||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|Sep 16 2015||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.|
|Sep 29 2015||Supplemental brief of petitioners CPV Power Holdings, LP, Successor in Interest to CPV Power Development, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Sep 30 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 16, 2015.|
|Apr 20 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 22, 2016.|
|Apr 25 2016||Petition DENIED.|
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