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A Win for Trans Bay Cable in Rate Case

We represented Trans Bay Cable in its most recent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rate case to recover its transmission revenue requirement. Trans Bay Cable is the owner and operator of a high-voltage, direct-current electric transmission line that connects the City of San Francisco to the East Bay. In an effort to secure a favorable outcome for Trans Bay, we worked tirelessly with company witnesses and expert witnesses on written testimony, advised on litigation strategy and associated risks, represented the company in a complaint (consolidated with the FERC rate case) designed to lower Trans Bay’s revenue requirement below what it had been recovering, and represented Trans Bay in informal discovery and settlement negotiations concerning both the rate case and the complaint. The cases were settled with FERC Trial Staff and intervenors with Trans Bay receiving more than 94% of the filed new revenue requirement, despite the consolidated complaint.

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