Electric and Natural Gas Utility Law

Stone Mattheis Xenopoulos & Brew, PC represents wholesale and retail purchasers of electricity and natural gas in determining optimal energy strategies, in contract and transactional matters, and in litigation before federal and state courts and agencies. We are counsel to many industrial users of electricity and natural gas as well as rural electric cooperatives and other public power utilities that buy power for resale. Our lawyers have litigated or advised clients on the following areas, among others:

  • Electric and natural gas supply contracts and rates
  • Transmission service access, rates, and terms for electricity
  • Independent system operators (ISOs) and regional transmission organizations (RTOs)
  • Transportation service access, rates, and terms for natural gas
  • Certificates of convenience and necessity
  • Competitive energy market supply
  • Electric market restructuring
  • Utility resource planning
  • Distributed generation
  • Demand-side management and energy efficiency
  • Electric and natural gas company mergers
  • Federal and state energy legislation
  • State and local economic development incentives