1. CPUC sued for granting monopoly to NRG for vehicle-to-grid infrastructure and EV charging stations

    CPUC sued for granting monopoly to NRG for vehicle-to-grid infrastructure and EV charging stations

    ECOtality alleges that in "the agreement, which was intended to settle NRG's role in overcharging California energy ratepayers $940 million during the 2000-2001 energy crisis ..., the PUC intervened outside of its authority in the private marketplace by endorsing one of multiple competitors, and indeed the most powerful, thereby handing the company a monopoly over the nascent [EV charger stations] market in California."

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