Scott Borden Grover

Partner Birmingham
(205) 226-8781
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Education
  • University of Connecticut School of Law
    J.D., 2001, cum laude
  • University of Colorado
    B.S., 1994
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2001
  • Texas, 2016
About Scott
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  • What types of clients do you represent?

    I represent energy companies, with a principal focus on investor-owned electric utilities. 

  • What previous experiences, prior to your work at Balch, influence your practice?
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MORE ABOUT Scott
  • Approval of photovoltaic solar generator purchased power agreement: Represented retail electric utility in receiving approval of a new purchase power agreement for the output from what will be one of the largest photovoltaic solar generating facilities in Alabama. (2016) 
  • Integration of energy companies post merger: Counseled electric utility system on the regulatory compliance issues presented by merger and integration with gas utility holding company and its regulated and market affiliates, including issues relating to compliance with FERC's standards of conduct and adherence to federal and state affiliate transaction pricing requirements. (2016)
  • Natural Gas Policy Act Section 311 Rate Case: Defended electric utility system interests in intrastate pipeline petition for approval of new rates and secured changes to existing statement of operating conditions that were more favorable to clients. (2015)
  • Natural Gas Act Section 4 Rate Case: Defended electric utility system interests in interstate pipeline rate case before the FERC, securing a rate reduction for clients' primary transportation rate and the preservation of favorable non-rate tariff provisions. (2015)
  • Issuance of 500 MW renewable generation certificate: Represented retail electric utility in proceeding before state jurisdictional utilities commission to obtain a certificate of convenience and necessity for the construction or procurement of up to 500 megawatts of renewable energy or environmentally specialized generation resources. (2015)
  • Coordination between natural gas and electricity markets: Represented electric utility system interests in various FERC policy initiatives seeking to enhance coordination between participants and operators in the natural gas and electricity wholesale markets. (2014)
  • Arbitration judgment: Successfully defended retail electric utility in arbitration against claims of breach of an electric line extension and service agreement, with full defense judgment that included damages for counterclaim and costs. (2013) 
    Education
    • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2001, cum laude
    • University of Colorado, B.S., 1994
    Courts
    • Alabama Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
    Bar Admissions
    • Alabama, 2001
    • Texas, 2016
    Professional Affiliations
    • Birmingham Bar Association
    • American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources; Editorial Board, Natural Resources & Environment, 2007 - present
    • Energy Bar Association   
    Clerkships
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama