Law360 (Aug 6, 2021, 4:10 p.m. EDT) – MidAmerican Energy Services LLC, a Berkshire Hathaway entity, has asked a Texas federal judge to terminate a proposed class action lawsuit, alleging it improperly passed on costs on utility customers after the February storm, saying the Texas Utilities Commission has exclusive jurisdiction over claims.
In a motion to dismiss on Thursday, MidAmerican said J&M Plastics Inc.’s claims belonged to the PUC, the regulatory body that controls the state’s grid operator – the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT – as this is clearly a billing dispute, which is solely the responsibility of the PUC to resolve …
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