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Renewable Energy System Exemption (SD)

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Date Last Updated3/14/2013
Incentive TypeTax
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeSouth Dakota Department of Revenue and Regulation
Incentive Initiation Date7/1/2010
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThe state of South Dakota provides a local property tax exemption for renewable energy systems from the real property tax. The exemption applies to the first $50,000 or 70% of the assessed value of the renewable energy property, whichever is greater. For geothermal systems that produce thermal energy, but not electricity, this exemption is limited to the first 4 continuous years for residential systems and to the first 3 continuous years for commercial systems.
Eligible RecipientOwners of renewable energy systems in South Dakota.
Eligible FuelDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Less than 5.0 MW
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaFacilities that generate electricity using wind, solar, hydro, hydrogen generated by another eligible resource, or biomass resources are eligible for this incentive, as are facilities that generate other forms of energy using solar or geothermal resources.
Application Form(s)Application Documents
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