§24-2D-2. Incentives for use of alternative fuels in new technologies.

(a) For purposes of this section, "alternative fuel vehicles" shall mean motor vehicles whose primary source of fuel is natural gas, methanol, and/or electricity.

(b) Upon a finding that it is in the public interest of this state to authorize the same, as provided in section one, article one of this chapter, the public service commission shall authorize ratemaking allowances for public utilities to encourage the use of alternative fuel in new demonstration technologies, including alternative fuel vehicles, which provide incentives to encourage investments in such technologies.