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July 14, 2018
Up and almost running: Brule County wind project nearly complete
BRULE COUNTY — Originally facing no formal opposition, a nine-turbine wind farm in Brule County is nearing completion after about four...
July 14, 2018 - 7:45am
July 6, 2018
State regulators consider OK for Dakota Range wind farm
PIERRE — The Dakota Range project that would turn wind into electricity 10 miles northeast of Watertown in Codington and Grant counties faces a final decision Tuesday from South Dakota regulators. The state Public Utilities Commission has scheduled a special meeting that starts...
July 6, 2018 - 10:05am
April 23, 2018
Comment period extended on Crocker wind farm plan
Citizens will have more time to comment on the draft environmental assessment for Crocker Wind Farm proposed in Clark County, according to an...
April 23, 2018 - 9:28pm
December 13, 2017
Prevailing Wind Park could begin construction in one year
TRIPP — Don't count out new wind farms in Charles Mix and Bon Homme counties. After more than two years of work, Prevailing Winds, LLC.'s...
December 13, 2017 - 7:33pm
October 25, 2017
State regulators say no to Crocker Wind Farm
PIERRE — The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission turned down an application Wednesday for a wind-energy complex proposed for Clark...
October 25, 2017 - 5:12pm
September 27, 2017
Xcel Energy announces plans for new South Dakota wind farm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy has announced plans to build and own a 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Codington counties of northeastern...
September 27, 2017 - 1:18pm
September 13, 2016
PUC allows wind energy company to withdraw permit application
PIERRE — Without further controversy, the state Public Utilities Commission accepted the request by the Prevailing Winds project to withdraw...
September 13, 2016 - 10:28am
August 30, 2016
Backers of big wind project near Avon withdraw state permit request
PIERRE – One week after a community meeting drew 300 people to the Avon gym and revealed how deeply they were split, the backers of the Prevailing...
August 30, 2016 - 3:47pm
August 13, 2016
LETTER: If you don't like wind energy, what's your plan?
To the Editor: The Daily Republic limits the size of letters to the editor, but here I will try to "come clean" as Mr. Hubner requested in an...
August 13, 2016 - 10:30am
Prevailing Winds wants to build turbines at Avon
PIERRE — Another big wind project wants to make South Dakota its home. Prevailing Winds could have as many 100 turbines in Bon Homme and Charles Mix counties with 160 South Dakota investors, according to company documents. The investors group also was involved with the Beethoven...
July 13, 2016 - 5:17pm
June 2, 2016
No application filed yet for Letcher wind farm
LETCHER — Opposition to the construction of turbines in rural Letcher hasn't knocked the wind out of the project's sails. Corey Juhl, vice...
June 2, 2016 - 5:20pm
April 5, 2016
Appeals court won't overturn wind farm fraud conviction
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal appeals court is rejecting an effort by a Salt Lake City man to overturn his conviction for bilking investors in a fraudulent wind farm business, just days after rejecting a similar appeal from the man's sister. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
April 5, 2016 - 12:45pm
April 4, 2016
Sibling defendants fight convictions in wind farm fraud
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two Utah siblings who pleaded guilty in 2013 to bilking investors in nonexistent wind farms continue to try to overturn their convictions. A federal appeals court in Denver last week dismissed the latest challenge filed by Lauren Elizabeth Scott of Morgan,...
April 4, 2016 - 4:23pm
February 19, 2016
Public vote not an option for Davison County wind farm
Davison County residents will not have the opportunity to refer the denial of a $40 million wind farm to a public vote. Davison County State's Attorney Jim Miskimins said South Dakota Supreme Court case Bechen v. Moody County determined decisions made by county boards of adjustment...
February 19, 2016 - 5:29pm
February 9, 2016
Wind farm denied in Davison County
A 9- to 11-turbine wind farm in Davison County planned to be located about 5 to 10 miles west of Mitchell has been denied. The commission rejected...
February 9, 2016 - 10:43am