COMMISSION STATEMENT ON MONTANA SUPREME COURT DECISION IN MTSUN V. MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE REGULATION
October 14, 2020
The Montana Public Service Commission today issued the following statement on the Montana Supreme Court’s decision in MTSUN v. Montana Department of Public Service Regulation (2020 MT 238).
Once again, the Montana Supreme Court has reversed a Commission decision that was designed to protect ratepayers. This time, ratepayers will shoulder a $47 million burden due to the Court’s decision. The Commission disagrees with the Court’s decision.
The Commission and the Court had different interpretations of the record in this case. The Court’s opinion tells the story of a utility company tha...