Lawmakers Consider Wind Farm Tax Incentives

Feb 24, 2015

A bill before state lawmakers intends to increase the development of wind energy in South Dakota with tax breaks for large scale wind farms.

A bill before state lawmakers the session intends to increase wind farms in the state with new tax incentives.

Those backing changes to the law argue that the tax system set up in 2008 for wind farms is limiting development in South Dakota—and surrounding states are more competitive in the wind energy sector.   

But opponents counter the proposed bill goes too far and hurts taxpayers.

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