South Dakota Solar Incentives

South Dakota Solar Incentives, Tax Credits, and Rebates

There are several incentives in South Dakota that make investing in solar and renewable energy cost-effective.

South Dakota Incentive Database

Name State Category Type
Renewable Energy Systems Exemption SD Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Ethanol Excise Tax Rates SD Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Small Commercial Wind Energy Property Tax Assessment SD Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Ethanol Blender Credit SD Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Black Hills Energy - Residential Customer Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Otter Tail Power Company - House Therapy Energy Efficiency Program SD Financial Incentive Grant Program
Otter Tail Power Company - Dollar Smart Financing Program SD Financial Incentive Loan Program
Otter Tail Power Company - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Building Energy Code SD Regulatory Policy Building Energy Code
Large Commercial Wind and Solar Alternative Taxes SD Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
High-Performance Building Requirements for State Buildings SD Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Otter Tail Power Company - Residential and Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Black Hills Energy - Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Interconnection Standards SD Regulatory Policy Interconnection
MidAmerican Energy - Residential Energy Efficiency Audit and Rebate Program (detailed) SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
MidAmerican Energy (Gas & Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Montana-Dakota Utilities (Gas) - Commercial Natural Gas Efficiency Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Montana-Dakota Utilities (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
(NOT IN EFFECT) Model Ordinance for Siting of Wind-Energy Systems SD Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
Renewable Energy System Exemption SD Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Montana-Dakota Utilities (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Southeastern Electric - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Business Energy Efficiency Rebate (Offered by 11 Utilities) SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates (Offered by 12 Utilities) SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Renewable Energy Facility Sales and Use Tax Reimbursement SD Financial Incentive Sales Tax Incentive
NorthWestern Energy - Commercial Rebate Program (Electric) SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NorthWestern Energy - Commercial Rebate Program (Gas) SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NorthWestern Energy - Residential Rebate Program (Gas) SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NorthWestern Energy - Residential Rebate Program (Electric) SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Clean Diesel Grant Program SD Financial Incentive Grant Program
Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebates (Offered by 12 Utilities) SD Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Tax-Exempt Financing for Green Buildings, Renewable Energy & Brownfield Redevelopment US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Conservation Security Program (CSP) Production Incentive US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Federal Excise Tax Exemption for Gasohol US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS) US Financial Incentive Corporate Depreciation
Energy Star Financing and Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA Rural Housing Service Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI) US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Small Business Administration Loan Programs US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy-Efficient Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs - Funding Opportunities US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Green Power Purchasing Goal for Federal Government US Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Deduction
Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Energy-Efficient Appliance Manufacturing Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Veterans Housing Guaranteed and Insured Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Federal Appliance Standards US Regulatory Policy Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
Energy Goals and Standards for Federal Agencies US Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
U.S. Department of Treasury - Renewable Energy Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - High Energy Cost Grant Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Repowering Assistance Biorefinery Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Title I Property Improvement Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (EA/REDA) Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Fannie Mae Green Financing – Loan Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualified Commercial Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Personal) US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Previously-Owned Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Tax-Exempt Financing for Green Buildings, Renewable Energy & Brownfield Redevelopment US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Conservation Security Program (CSP) Production Incentive US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Federal Excise Tax Exemption for Gasohol US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS) US Financial Incentive Corporate Depreciation
Energy Star Financing and Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA Rural Housing Service Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI) US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Small Business Administration Loan Programs US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy-Efficient Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs - Funding Opportunities US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Green Power Purchasing Goal for Federal Government US Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Deduction
Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Energy-Efficient Appliance Manufacturing Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Veterans Housing Guaranteed and Insured Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Federal Appliance Standards US Regulatory Policy Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
Energy Goals and Standards for Federal Agencies US Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
U.S. Department of Treasury - Renewable Energy Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - High Energy Cost Grant Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Repowering Assistance Biorefinery Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Title I Property Improvement Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (EA/REDA) Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Fannie Mae Green Financing – Loan Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualified Commercial Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Personal) US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Previously-Owned Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
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This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.