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South Dakota Interconnection Standards

Date Last Updated8/13/2014
Policy TypeInterconnection Standard
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeSouth Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Policy Initiation Date5/28/2009
Policy SummaryThe PUC adopted interconnection standards for distributed generation including CHP. The standards apply to investor-owned utilities in the state. The rules are based on IEEE 1547 and provide for four levels of interconnection for systems <10 MW in capacit
CHP Eligibility RequirementsBoth fossil-fueled and renewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible for standardized interconnection.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Standardized interconnection applies to systems up to 10 MW.
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