Case | HBS Case Collection | June 2001

NESWC (A)

by Michael A. Wheeler

Abstract

Documents attempts to restructure a public-private partnership between the operator of a $200 million trash-to-energy cogeneration plant and a consortium of two dozen Massachusetts municipalities. Describes the process that led to a one-sided agreement, as well as the legal developments that opened up the possibility of a revision.

Keywords: Private Sector; Public Sector; Energy Generation; Corporate Governance; Governing Rules, Regulations, and Reforms; Negotiation Deal; Negotiation Process; Partners and Partnerships; Wastes and Waste Processing; Energy Industry; Massachusetts;

Citation:

Wheeler, Michael A. "NESWC (A)." Harvard Business School Case 801-067, June 2001.