• The 'But For' Test - A Fiction That Needs To Go
  • August 4, 2010 | Author: Larry F. Eisenstat
  • Law Firm: Dickstein Shapiro LLP - Washington Office
  • In their article, Energy Practice advisors Pat Alexander and Donald Gelinas and Practice Leader Larry Eisenstat address cost allocation models for the nation's electric transmission infrastructure. They argue that costs for expansions and upgrades should be shared among all users—new and old—because all customers use and create the need for the total system capacity of the network as well as any expansions required to create and maintain that total system capacity.