Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mirant Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
NRG Energy
Penalty: 
$749,700,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
June 30, 2005
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
energy market manipulation
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General announced a $749.7 million proposed settlement with Mirant Corporation to resolve allegations of price gouging and other unlawful conduct during the California Energy Crisis of 2000-01.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
energy generation
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.