South Dakota Legislative & Regulatory


The 97th South Dakota Legislative Session will convene on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022.

Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) continuously monitors bills introduced in the South Dakota Legislature that could affect electric utilities in the state of South Dakota. To find out who represents your utility interests go to the South Dakota Secretary of State website.

2021-2022 South Dakota Legislative Guide

South Dakota Regulatory

South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (SD DENR)

The SD DENR’s home page includes links to comments that Gov. Dennis Daugaard has filed opposing a number of U.S. EPA actions, including lowering ozone standards, the Clean Power Plan under Clean Air Act section 111(d), and the proposed Waters of the U.S. rulemaking.

There are no relevant dockets or rulemakings underway at this time.

SD PUC Rates for Purchase of Electricity Generated from Small Renewable Power Facilities “SDCL 49-34A-108 requires each electric utility to file with the commission the electric utility's minimum rates for purchase of electricity generated from renewable resources and produced by a small renewable power facility that has a capacity of 100 kilowatts or less.” This page includes a link to the tariff of Missouri River Energy Services on behalf of its South Dakota member municipal electric utilities.

There are no relevant dockets or rulemakings underway at this time.

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