§5D-1-15. Acquisition of property by authority -- Acquisition by purchase, lease or eminent domain; governmental agencies authorized to convey, etc., property; sale of property by authority.
The authority may acquire by purchase, or otherwise, as authorized by this article whenever it deems such acquisition expedient, any land, property, rights, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, leases and other interests in lands it deems necessary or convenient for the construction and operation of any natural gas transmission project, any electric power project, or other energy project.
All governmental agencies, notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, may lease, lend, grant or convey to the authority, at its request, upon such terms as the proper authorities of such governmental agencies deem reasonable and fair, any real property or interest therein, including improvements thereto or personal property which is necessary or convenient to the effectuation of the authorized purposes of the authority, including public roads and other real property or interests therein, including improvements thereto or personal property already devoted to public use.
The authority may sell any land, property, rights, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, leases and other interests in land acquired under the provisions of this section in such manner and upon such terms and conditions as it deems proper.