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South Dakota Solar

Data Current Through:
Q3 2018
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
51st (50th in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
20 (4 Manufacturers, 7 Installers/Developers, 9 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$2.83 Million
Prices have fallen
43% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
0 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 0th)
Number Of Installations

South Dakota

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Solar Companies in South Dakota

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South Dakota State Solar Policy Resources

South Dakota Public Service Commission - Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of South Dakota public utilities

South Dakota State Legislature - Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in New Mexico

South Dakota State Energy Office - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

DSIRE Incentives Database – South Dakota – Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in SD and across the United States

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - South Dakota

U.S. Energy Information Administration – South Dakota State Profile - Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government


1All data from SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight unless otherwise noted:

2Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly:

3The Solar Foundation, State Solar Jobs Census:

4SEIA, National Solar Database: