Denali Commission Law and Legal Definition

Denali Commission (Commission) refers to an independent federal agency established by the Denali Commission Act of 1998. The Commission’s are the following:

1. to carry out energy programs such as energy generation and development;

2. to construct energy transmission;

3. to replace and cleanup fuel tanks;

4. to construct fuel transportation networks and related facilities;

5. to make power cost equalization programs; and

6. to initiate projects using coal as a fuel, including coal gasification projects.

In Alaska, the Denali Commission awarded grants for three demonstration projects to design, build and install fully automatic paralleling switchgear systems with remote data access capability in rural Alaska villages.[Powercorp Alaska, LLC v. State, 171 P.3d 159, 168 (Alaska 2007)]