South Dakota solar energy tax revenue

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Renewable energy offers economic benefits to  rural areas and counties where projects are typically located.

Notable benefits include direct payments to landowners that establish a new, steady source of income, as well as creating new jobs related to  the development, construction, and operation of projects.

In addition to these benefits, such renewable  projects as solar energy facilities generate new  tax revenue for the counties and communities. 

This fact sheet provides an overview of taxes paid  by owners of solar energy facilities.