Alaska Statutes.
Title 10. Corporations and Associations
Chapter 25. Electric and Telephone Cooperative Act
Section 20. Powers of Electric Cooperative.
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AS 10.25.020. Powers of Electric Cooperative.

An electric cooperative may

(1) generate, manufacture, purchase, acquire, accumulate, and transmit electric energy, and distribute, sell, supply, and dispose of electric energy to its members, to governmental agencies and political subdivisions, and to other persons not exceeding 10 percent of the number of its members; however, a cooperative that acquires existing electric facilities may continue service to persons, not in excess of 40 percent of the number of its members, who are already receiving service from these facilities without requiring them to become members, and these persons may become members upon the terms as may be prescribed in the bylaws;

(2) assist persons to whom electric energy is or will be supplied by the cooperative in wiring their premises and in acquiring and installing electrical and plumbing appliances, equipment, fixtures, and apparatus by financing them, and in connection with these services wire or have wired the premises, and buy, acquire, lease, sell, distribute, install, and repair electric and plumbing appliances, equipment, fixtures, and apparatus;

(3) assist persons to whom electric energy is or will be supplied by the cooperative in constructing, equipping, maintaining, and operating electric cold storage or processing plants by financing them or otherwise;

(4) operate a waste heat distribution system;

(5) operate a heating distribution system that was in existence on June 9, 1988;

(6) provide sewer, water, or gas utility service if the cooperative has received a certificate of convenience and necessity under AS 42.05.221 - 42.05.281 from the former Alaska Public Utilities Commission or the Regulatory Commission of Alaska for each type of service provided;

(7) provide direct satellite television programming services; in this paragraph, "direct satellite television programming services" means a video broadcast signal that is received directly from a satellite by an end user.

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