Any corporation authorized to construct and maintain dams or sites on any stream and to own and operate mills and manufacturing plants and to utilize the power generated by it in the operation of such plants in any town in this state and to generate, sell and distribute in any way electricity may, within the territory where it is so authorized to act and subject to the authority, supervision and order of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and the restrictions contained in section 16-245, transmit, convey and deliver electricity to any person, company or corporation desiring to use the same for any purpose incident to or connected with manufacturing purposes. The authority shall have jurisdiction upon the application of any corporation or person so desiring to supply or be supplied with electricity, after such notice as it deems reasonable, to hear and determine all questions relating to expediency or necessity arising by reason of such application and to make an order respecting the furnishing of electricity and the rates and terms upon which the same shall be furnished if so ordered. Nothing herein shall be construed to authorize any such company to distribute and sell electricity in any town in which any other company or municipality has already been given the right to distribute and sell electricity.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-246

  • Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Person: means an individual, business, firm, corporation, association, joint stock association, trust, partnership or limited liability company. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1