Description: Lawsuit contending that the Oregon Public Utility Commission was moving too slowly to implement mandate for zero-emissions electricity by 2040.
NewSun Energy, LLC v. Oregon Public Utility Commission
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 06/27/2022 Complaint Complaint filed. Renewable Energy Company Alleged Oregon Public Utility Commission Was Moving Too Slowly on Zero-Emissions Mandate. In June 2022, a company that invests in and manages affiliates that develop renewable energy and battery storage projects filed a lawsuit in Oregon Circuit Court contending that the Oregon Public Utility Commission had unreasonably delayed implementing a 2021 law’s requirement that retail electricity providers eliminate 100% of greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. The Commission moved to dismiss the case in August.