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Wind Energy Expansion Possible

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Wind Energy Expansion Possible

Wind energy production in South Dakota could get a big boost if the Public Utilities Commission would set up a workable rate structure.

Steve Wegman with the South Dakota Renewable Energy Association says those rates would encourage developments that use the power in the state…

 

Wegman says most instate power companies have stayed away from wind power development…

 

Wegman is urging public pressure on the PUC to at least hold a hearing on the rate structures. He says the docket issue would help power producers and users get a better idea of their costs…

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