Local

New South Dakota Wind Association Executive Director Named

New South Dakota Wind Association Executive Director Named

The South Dakota Wind Energy Association has a new Executive Director. Paul Bachman who works for D-G-R Engineering in Sioux Falls has taken over from former director Ron Rebenitsch.  Bachman says he’ll be focusing initially on smaller wind projects until uncertainty over the Production Tax Credit at the federal level is decided. He says South Dakota is in an excellent position to benefit from wind projects.

Bachman says there are two recent drivers of wind energy projects. He says one of those is small gas plants working in conjunction with wind projects.

Bachman says the other driver is the ability to store wind power and use it at higher value times when demand for electricity is greater.

Recent Headlines

in Local

SD Legislators Prepare for Major Issues

Fresh
bernie hunhoff

The 2015 session of the SD Legislature will have some major issues to debate.

in National

FedEx predicts increase in holiday deliveries

Fresh
fedex

It's going to be another record-setting holiday season for shipments.

in Local

SD Retailers Optimistic About Holiday Shopping Season

Fresh
Shopping Bags 1

SD Retailers looking for a good end to their year.

in Local

SD Democrats Have Race For Party Chair

Fresh
ann tornberg 112714

SD Democrats will have a competitive race for their next party chair.

in National

Black Friday gun buys test background check system

Fresh
guns

As stores crowd with holiday shoppers, gun buyers will be challenging the nation's background check system to keep up.