Energy Conversion and Transmission Facilities (South Dakota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||South Dakota|
|Name||Energy Conversion and Transmission Facilities (South Dakota)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
| Last Substantive Modification
This legislation applies to energy conversion facilities designed for or capable of generating 100 MW or more of electricity, wind energy facilities with a combined capacity of 100 MW, certain transmission facilities, and AC/DC conversion facilities. Such facilities may not be constructed or operated in the state without a prior permit from the Public Utilities Commission to ensure that to ensure that the energy requirements of the state are met and that the location, construction, and operation of such facilities will produce minimal adverse effects on the environment and the citizens of the state. Permit requirements and procedures are addressed in the legislation. Additional siting regulations are addressed in the SD Administrative Rules 20:10:22.
|Department||South Dakota Public Utilities Commission|
|Address||Capitol Building, 1st floor|
|Address 2||500 E. Capitol Ave.|
|Place||Pierre, South Dakota|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||SDCL 49-41B|
|Authority 2:||SDAR 20:10:22|