Renewable and recycled energy definition revised.
ENTITLED, An Act to
revise certain provisions defining renewable energy and recycled energy.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
For the purposes of §§ 49-34A-94 to 49-34A-96, inclusive, renewable electricity
and recycled energy include electricity generated from facilities using one or more of the following
Wind that uses wind as the source of energy to produce electricity;
Solar that uses the sun as the source of energy to produce electricity;
Hydroelectric that uses water as the source of energy to produce electricity
, with a
capacity of less than sixty megawatts
Hydrogen that is generated from one of the sources listed in this section;
Biomass that uses agricultural crops and agricultural wastes and residues, wood and
wood wastes and residues, animal and other degradable organic wastes, or landfill gas
as the fuel to produce electricity;
Geothermal that uses energy contained in heat that continuously flows outward from the
earth as the source of energy to produce electricity; and
Recycled energy systems that produce electricity from currently unused waste heat
resulting from combustion or other processes and which do not use an additional
combustion process. The term does not include any system whose primary purpose is
the generation of electricity.
Signed February 28, 2007