NextEra Takes Texas to Court over ROFR Law June 20, 2019 By Tom KlecknerNextEra Energy filed a federal lawsuit challenging a recent Texas law giving incumbent utilities a ROFR to build transmission projects in the state. | NextEra Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know? Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic: Texas Law Could Affect MISO Competitive TransmissionTexas regulators’ decision on the applicability of state and local right of first refusal laws could influence developer selection for more than 20 projects proposed for MISO’s 2017 Transmission Expansion Plan. Texas Commission Rejects SPS ROFR RequestThe Public Utility Commission of Texas agreed that Southwestern Public Service does not have the exclusive right to build transmission facilities in its service territory. | © RTO Insider Seventh Circuit Court Upholds FERC Order 1000 ROFR ProvisionsA federal appeals court upheld FERC Order 1000’s right-of-first-refusal provisions, rejecting challenges from transmission owners and a competitive transmission developer. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.