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Our products and services differ based on state. Please select your state (or the state you're interested in) from the list to the left.
Why do our products and services differ based on state? Because our business is regulated by state. We have regulated operations in eight Western and Midwestern states. The different regulatory body for each state we serve determines what products and services we deliver in that state.
Federal Energy Regulator Commission (FERC) provides standards for small generation (less then 20 MW) interconnection for facilities within the jurisdiction of the commission. This generally applies to transmission-level interconnection. Distribution-level interconnection is usually regulated by each state's public utilities commission.
The South Dakota State interconnection rules as adopted by the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, Administrative Rules 20:10:16
South Dakota Tariffs relating to distributed generation can be found in Section 9, Cogeneration and Small Power Production, of the South Dakota Electric Rate Book. Tariffs relating to Standby Rates can be found in Section 5-68, Standby Service Rider.
The applicable forms and agreements are found in the state rules. Please see that section above.
The Xcel Energy South Dakota interconnection technical requirements can be found in the following link. The interconnection process requirements are provided in the Electric Rules links above.
Manager – Regulatory Affairs