Judge eyes challenge to Delaware Bloom Energy deal 

“”What we’re asking for is for the court to permit free competition,” said Amber Abassi, a lawyer for Cause of Action, a Washington D.C.-based legal advocacy group. The group is representing FuelCell Energy and Delmarva ratepayer John Nichols. Private attorneys hired by the state to represent Markell argued Wednesday that the suit should be dismissed because FuelCell has made no effort to conduct business in Delaware and thus cannot show that it has been harmed. David McBride, an attorney representing Markell, told Magistrate Judge Christopher Burke that it would be a “travesty” for the court to blow up the Bloom Energy deal with no assurance that FuelCell Energy would step in.”

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