Get the Facts about Wind Energy in South Dakota
New Poll: Voters Believe South Dakota Should be Encouraging Wind Development
By 72%-25%, voters in the three counties say we should be encouraging wind energy companies to invest in South Dakota. And, by a ratio of three to one, voters believe South Dakota should be encouraging wind energy development.
New Wind Development in South Dakota
Wind energy is the future. It’s clean. It’s local. And it supports a thriving economy, money for schools and roads, and creates local jobs.
At least one new wind farm has been proposed for South Dakota that will:
Construction of the project will create 600 jobs and bring business to South Dakota construction companies in procuring supplies.
Contribute $75 million dollars in property tax payments to South Dakota
Pay millions to both public and private landowners
Provide South Dakota with clean renewable energy