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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Interconnections Seam Study

Through the Interconnections Seam Study, National Renewable Energy Laboratory joined national lab, university and industry partners to identify cost-effective options for upgrading the United States electric grid to create a more integrated power system that can drive economic growth.
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Inclusive Solar Finance Framework

Policy and market solutions can address financial barriers and unlock solar opportunity for 78 million low-income, low-credit United States households.
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State Solar Contract Disclosure Requirements

With so many households adopting solar and more PV systems installed, there is potential for solar consumer protection issues to emerge.

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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