Past Events in South Dakota
Presentations from and video of the meeting are available.
Great Plains Wind Energy Summit
Date: 7/28/2009 to 7/29/2009
Location: Rapid City, SD
Phone: (605) 295-1221
Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center.
Wind for Schools South Dakota Educator Workshop
Location: Mitchell, SD
Contact: Wendi Moss, NEED
Mitchell Technical Institute.
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Wind for Schools Program and The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project are pleased to announce the upcoming Wind for Schools South Dakota Educator Workshop. Classroom teachers involved and interested in the Wind for Schools Program will have a unique opportunity to learn about wind energy, wind generated electricity, and the use of data produced from wind installations in their classrooms.
The workshop is free to educators on a first come, first served basis. Breakfast, lunch, classroom materials are provided. Register by May 22, 2009. Space is limited, so please fax the attached registration (PDF 166 KB) Download Adobe Readeras soon as possible. Confirmation will be sent after your registration is received.
Regional Renewable Energy Development Workshop: Great Plains Tribes
Date: 5/12/2008 to 5/15/2008
Location: Rapid City, SD
This workshop focuses on the renewable energy development opportunities available to tribes in a specific region. This interactive course is designed to explore strategic energy planning and energy options to meet the long term energy goals of your Tribe. The workshop is focused on: 1) renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency concepts; 2) renewable energy project development; 3) organization and legal framework for development; and 4) financing options leading toward sustainable tribal communities. Agenda and registration information will be posted, once available, on the Tribal Energy Program Web site.
South Dakota Wind Workshop
Date: 10/29/2001 to 10/30/2001
Location: Pierre, SD
This workshop was a follow-up on the October 2000 wind workshop, which explored wind resources in the state, benefits from and barriers to development, and established an in-state wind working group. The workshop focused on a review of the past year's activities and discussion of next steps. Three hundred to 400 attendees were expected including state officials, regulators, policy makers, developers, landowners, power suppliers, and energy advocates. Wind Powering America co-sponsored the event. For more information, see South Dakota Wind Workshop and the resentation, Flowers, L. (October 2001). "Wind Power Update." (PDF 3.5 MB) Presented at South Dakota Wind Energy Conference. Pierre, SD, USA.