South Dakota

South Dakota

Can Electrification Short-Circuit the Utility Death Spiral?

The road to electrifying heating and transportation in the United States is being mapped out by Electric Power Research Institute and The Brattle Group. Their forecasts show that different paths may yield a range of environmental, business and health benefits. Electrification could also stoke the fire of utility profits, which has dimmed in recent years.

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External News

Tesla Slashes Prices on Home Solar Systems to Spur Sales

Tesla has cut prices on its residential solar systems by as much as 25 percent in a bid to lift lagging sales after the company streamlined its sales and marketing organization, a company official told Reuters.
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Opportunity Zones: A $100-Billion Investment for the Clean Economy?

The United States Department of the Treasury has issued proposed guidance related to the new Opportunity Zone tax incentive. The tax benefit, created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to spur economic development and job creation by encouraging long-term investments in economically distressed communities nationwide.

South Dakota Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 3.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 2.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 0.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
47 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
18 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
8 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
85%

of people in South Dakota support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 472,670 of 556,587 adults)

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