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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 108 . Financial and Technical Assistance for Energy Systems, Facilities, and Equipment
Section 990. Definitions

3 AAC 108.990. Definitions

In this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise,

(1) "alternative energy"

(a) means energy or fuel that is used for production of electricity, heat, or mechanical power, and that is derived from renewable or local sources other than liquid petroleum; and

(b) includes

(i) wind, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric, and biomass power sources; and

(ii) local sources of coal and natural gas;

(2) "bulk fuel storage facility" means tanks and appurtenant facilities and equipment, including pipelines and headers, for the storage and distribution of fuel for local consumption or power generation;

(3) "construction" means planning for, designing, preparing the site for, building, altering, testing, or improving the facility or equipment being upgraded;

(4) "energy efficiency" means improvement of energy generation from, transmission by, or utilization at existing facilities in the state; "energy efficiency" includes facility insulation, energy-efficient lighting, improved efficiency in diesel generation of power, and co-generation of electricity, heat or mechanical power;

(5) "native corporation" means a regional or village corporation established under 43 U.S.C. 1601 - 1629h (Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act);

(6) "power project" or "power system" has the meaning given "power project" in AS 44.83.990 ;

(7) "upgrade" means construction, renovation, repair, replacement, or other improvements to a facility or equipment; "upgrade" includes taking out of service facilities or equipment replaced or rendered obsolete by the improvements to the facility or equipment.

History: Eff. 3/25/2005, Register 173

Authority: AS 42.45.400

AS 44.83.080


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