The lead plaintiff deadline is today for class action lawsuitson behalf of Avista Corp.’s stockholders who may have lost moneyafter the company reported a loss of $22 million in the secondquarter. The losses followed unhedged power trades in the forwardmarket in the second quarter.
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As construction begins on Alliance Pipeline, Canadiannatural-gas producers are mounting aggressive northern drillingcampaigns to fill up the added export capacity when it goes intoservice in October of 2000. Northeastern British Columbia, thestarting point for Alliance’s 2,320-mile route to Chicago, hasemerged as an E&P hot spot.
Trigen Energy announced it is mounting a legal battle to forcePECO Energy to honor terms of a Gray’s Ferry power purchaseagreement. Trigen said the Grays Ferry Cogeneration Partnershipreceived a letter from PECO saying the Pennsylvania utility couldnot pay the full contract price for electricity from the 150 MWcogeneration plant. The plant sells electricity to PECO and steamto Trigen-Philadelphia Energy. It is located in Philadelphia andwent into commercial operation earlier this year. Ironically,Exelon, a wholly owned subsidiary of PECO Energy, is a one-thirdowner in the project with Trigen and NRG Generating.