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SOUTH DAKOTA

Renewable Standard

10% by 2015 Renewable, Recycled and Conserved Energy Objective

Key Issues

  • Educate officials on benefits of wind energy development to overcome growing challenges around siting and setbacks
  • Collaborate with utility stakeholders and state government officials to maximize opportunities for export through development of new high-voltage transmission lines
  • Continue to support tax policy that ensures ongoing competitiveness of development in the state

WOW Staff Liaison

Chris Kunkle, ckunkle@windonthewires.org

Important State Links

South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Clean Power Plan

South Dakota Public Service Commission

South Dakota Resource Assessment Network (WRAN)
This webpage includes information about WRAN, WRAN data and interpreting instructions, link to the Wind Application Center for Wind for Schools, and other wind information links.

South Dakota Wind Energy Association
SDWEA supports the development of wind energy as a sustainable economically and environmentally friendly resource for the state of South Dakota.