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Net Metering Promoted

Dakota Rural Action is launching what they call the “South Dakota Energy Fairness Initiative.” It would allow individual producers of electricity to sell their extra power, from wind or solar, back to their utility company. Barb Sogn-Frank, a DRA board member from Sioux Falls says they want the legislature to allow the practice of “net metering.”…

Sogn-Frank says they need the legislature to set some standards that would allow the sale of electricity back to utilities…

Sogn-Frank says there has been resistance from some lawmakers and utility companies…

She says the state is far behind other states in distributed generation rules and regulations.

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