South Dakota: Energy Resources

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Name South Dakota
Governor http://dbpedia.org/resource/Dennis_Daugaard
Population Unavailable
Median Household Income $
Energy Consumption Coming Soon
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Energy Maps 22 view
Energy Organizations 102 view
Utility Companies 75 view
Active Energy Incentives 20 view
 

South Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is named after the Lakota and Dakota Sioux American Indian tribes. South Dakota is the 17th most extensive, but the 5th least populous and the 5th least densely populated of the 50 United States. Once the southern portion of the Dakota Territory, South Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889 simultaneously with North Dakota. South Dakota is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in South Dakota

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 392,308 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 5,775 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 398,083 MWh
Hydro Power 4,319,205 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 4,717,288 MWh
Coal Power 3,190,913 MWh
Gas Power 122,133 MWh
Petroleum Power 10,089 MWh
Nuclear Power 0 MWh
Other 31,318 MWh
Total Energy Production 8,071,741 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 4.93  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 58.44  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in South Dakota

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 4,573 GWh4,573,000,000 kWh
4,573,000,000,000 Wh
4,573,000 MWh
1.64628e+16 J
2 GW2,000 MW
2,000,000 kW
2,000,000,000 W
2,000,000,000,000 mW
0.002 TW
50 km250,000,000 m²
19.3 mi²
538,195,000 ft²
59,800,000 yd²
12,355.25 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 10,008,873 GWh10,008,873,000,000 kWh
1.000887e+16 Wh
10,008,873,000 MWh
3.603194e+19 J
5,344 GW5,344,000 MW
5,344,000,000 kW
5,344,000,000,000 W
5.344e+15 mW
5.344 TW
111,350 km2111,350,000,000 m²
42,981.1 mi²
1,198,560,265,000 ft²
133,174,600,000 yd²
27,515,141.75 acres
Rooftop PV 2,082 GWh2,082,000,000 kWh
2,082,000,000,000 Wh
2,082,000 MWh
7.4952e+15 J
1 GW1,000 MW
1,000,000 kW
1,000,000,000 W
1,000,000,000,000 mW
1.0e-3 TW
N/A
CSP 1,629,659 GWh1,629,659,000,000 kWh
1.629659e+15 Wh
1,629,659,000 MWh
5.866772e+18 J
589 GW589,000 MW
589,000,000 kW
589,000,000,000 W
589,000,000,000,000 mW
0.589 TW
17,922 km217,922,000,000 m²
6,917.892 mi²
192,910,615,800 ft²
21,434,712,000 yd²
4,428,615.81 acres
Onshore Wind 2,901,858 GWh2,901,858,000,000 kWh
2.901858e+15 Wh
2,901,858,000 MWh
1.044669e+19 J
882 GW882,000 MW
882,000,000 kW
882,000,000,000 W
882,000,000,000,000 mW
0.882 TW
176,482 km2176,482,000,000 m²
68,122.052 mi²
1,899,634,599,800 ft²
211,072,472,000 yd²
43,609,584.61 acres
Offshore Wind N/A N/A N/A
Biopower-Solid 8,380 GWh8,380,000,000 kWh
8,380,000,000,000 Wh
8,380,000 MWh
3.0168e+16 J
1 GW1,000 MW
1,000,000 kW
1,000,000,000 W
1,000,000,000,000 mW
1.0e-3 TW
7,618,309 BDT7,618,309,000 kg
7,618,309,000,000 g
7,618,309 tonnes
16,798,371,345 lbs
1,199,883,667.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 235 GWh235,000,000 kWh
235,000,000,000 Wh
235,000 MWh
846,000,000,000,000 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
50,072 Tonnes50,072,000 kg
50,072,000,000 g
110,408,760 lbs
7,886,340 stones
1,766,039,440 ounces
Geothermal Hydrothermal 0 GWh0 kWh
0 Wh
0 MWh
0 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
N/A
EGS Geothermal 921,972 GWh921,972,000,000 kWh
921,972,000,000,000 Wh
921,972,000 MWh
3.319099e+18 J
116 GW116,000 MW
116,000,000 kW
116,000,000,000 W
116,000,000,000,000 mW
0.116 TW
N/A
Hydropower 1,047 GWh1,047,000,000 kWh
1,047,000,000,000 Wh
1,047,000 MWh
3.7692e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
1,712 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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Weather Related to Energy

Heating / Cooling Degree Days Value Rank Period Source
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20 Energy Incentives (Active)
75 Utility Companies
102 Energy Organizations
2 Smart Grid Projects






To date, South Dakota has received $23,709,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program