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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Electric Vehicles: The Swiss Army Knife of the Grid

Experts see a future where electric vehicles provide an array of grid services from moderating fluctuations of demand response to soaking up excess renewable generation.

How to Make Electric Vehicles Affordable and Accessible

When electric vehicles transform the auto-driven landscape of the United States, what will low-to-moderate-income communities do? A new report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, “The Future of Transportation Electrification: Utility, Industry and Consumer Perspectives,” evaluated this accelerating controversy and emerged with some solutions.

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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