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South Dakota Solar Incentives: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2024

Written by Jordan Smith /

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 09/06/2023

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Key Points

  • South Dakota’s solar industry has a lot of room for growth, ranking 50th in the country for solar installations.
  • You can take advantage of solar incentives to help fund your South Dakota solar panels, including the 30% federal tax credit.
  • SaveOnEnergy can help you find a reputable South Dakota solar company to start discussing your solar options.

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Solar power FAQs

  • The cost of your solar panel installation depends on various factors, including your home’s energy usage, permitting costs, and the type of system you’d like. For example, adding a battery to your solar system can increase the cost by thousands of dollars. The average U.S. solar system costs $31,558 before factoring in tax credits and incentives.

  • Buying solar panels in South Dakota can result in big savings, especially if you take advantage of the 30% federal tax credit. Over time, you’ll save money on your electricity bills because your panels will generate the energy you need. Once your payback period has been reached, you can make significant savings for the lifespan of your solar panels. A typical payback period in South Dakota is 14 years.

  • Several solar companies operate in South Dakota. You can find a good one by thoroughly researching your options. Our resources can inform you about all the key aspects of the solar industry. If you want to speak with a solar expert, call the number on your screen.

  • When solar panels generate energy, they don’t emit any carbon dioxide. Going solar helps mitigate the effects of climate change, which is made worse by fossil fuels. Solar is also a renewable energy source, since the panels can produce power whenever the sun shines.

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