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South Dakota Wind Activities

South Dakota wind resource map.

This South Dakota wind map shows the wind resource at an 80-m height.

This page summarizes wind activities in South Dakota.

Wind Working Group

State Wind Working Groups form strategic alliances to communicate wind's benefits and challenges to state stakeholders.

Anemometer Loan Program

Anemometer data can help businesses, farmers, homeowners, and municipalities determine whether there is enough wind energy at a site to make a wind turbine investment economically feasible. Such data can also aid windfarm developers in determining whether an area is suitable for developing a large, utility-scale wind plant.

80-Meter Wind Map

The wind map can be used as a guide to identify regions for commercial wind development.

Small Wind Consumer's Guide

This guide provides consumers with information to help them determine whether a small wind electric system can provide all or a portion of the energy they need for their home or business based on their wind resource, energy needs, and economics.

More Wind Activities in South Dakota

Resources

Links to websites such as state programs.

Past Events

List of WINDExchange initiative-related past events.

School Wind Projects

South Dakota has some schools with wind projects.

Educational Programs

South Dakota has some schools with educational programs or trainings.

News and Publications

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SD Publication
Small Wind
Small Wind Electric Systems: A South Dakota Consumer's Guide [..More]
10/31/2002 SD Publication
Econ. Dev.
Job Jolt: The Economic Impacts of Repowering the Midwest: The Clean Energy Development Plan for the Heartland [..More]
1/1/2002 SD Interview
Native Americans
Wind Stakeholder Interview: Rosebud Reservation [..More]
1/1/2004 SD Publication
Video
Native Americans
Video: Wind Powering Native America [..More]
12/1/2004 SD Interview
Native Americans
Native American Interview: Robert Gough, Intertribal Council on Utility Policy (COUP) [..More]