Category Archives: Utility Regulation

Methodological Pluralism: Canadian Utility Law Does Not Prescribe any Particular Prudent Expenditure or Prudent Investment Test that a Regulator Must Apply

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Methodological Pluralism: Canadian Utility Law Does Not Prescribe any Particular Prudent Expenditure or Prudent Investment Test that a Regulator Must Apply Case Commented On: Ontario (Energy Board) v Ontario Power Generation Inc., 2015 SCC 44, … Continue reading

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How much discretion does a regulator have to limit the recovery of a utility’s legal costs?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: How much discretion does a regulator have to limit the recovery of a utility’s legal costs? Case Commented On: ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd v Alberta (Utilities Commission), 2014 ABCA 397 In this case the … Continue reading

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Alberta Utilities Commission Approves the Proposed Sale of AltaLink’s Transmission Assets to the Berkshire Hathaway Group

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Alberta Utilities Commission Approves the Proposed Sale of AltaLink’s Transmission Assets to the Berkshire Hathaway Group Decision Commented On: AUC Decision 2014-326, AltaLink Investment Management Ltd. and SNC Lavalin Transmission Ltd et al, November 28, … Continue reading

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