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Solar Energy

The PUC has siting authority for solar farms with a capacity of 100 megawatts or more. Smaller solar projects are not regulated by the commission.

This listing identifies solar energy projects operating in South Dakota and provides the location, size, owner, and purchaser of the power.

Solar Energy Siting Dockets
Solar energy facilities with a generating capacity of 100 megawatts or more of electricity are required to obtain a permit from the PUC before construction. The PUC’s Energy Conversion & Electric Transmission Facilities Siting Info Guide provides a description of the PUC’s siting process.

Solar Energy FAQ
Find answers to the most common solar energy questions in our helpful FAQ.