News

Wind Energy Coming Back

Wind Energy Coming Back

Photo: clipart.com

The American Wind Energy Association is holding their annual Windpower convention this week in Las Vegas.

Steve Wegmen of the South Dakota Renewable Energy Association says the industry seems to be coming out of a low spot of development.

He says some changes at the distribution level should help more wind projects get off the ground in South Dakota…

 

Wegman says there are a few projects ready to start in the state…

 

Wegmen made a presentation on wind projects and property taxes. He says they found some surprises when they did the research…

 

Recent Headlines

in Local

Business Index Climbs Slightly

money 20

The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

in Local

Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

blue ribbon

The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

in Local

Legislative Committee Has Questions

state capitol pierre

There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

in Local

Drought Concerns Fade

rain drops

Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.

in Local

Budget Decisions Loom

Iowa state capital 2

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says as he makes a final decision on state funding for K-through-12 public schools,