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Empowering Solar Energy in South Dakota!

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Help Us Illuminate the Economic Benefits of Independent Solar Production!

Are you passionate about clean, sustainable energy? Are you interested in supporting the growth of solar power in South Dakota? Then, join us in our mission to shed light on the economic impact of independent solar production in our state.

At Dakota Rural Action, we firmly believe in the power of solar energy to create a brighter future for South Dakota. This GoFundMe campaign will raise funds for a comprehensive economic study demonstrating the immense benefits of independent solar production and its impact on our regional economy.

Your contribution will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 through the generosity of the South Dakota Chapter of the Sierra Club and a program grant! Every contribution counts! Your generous donations will directly fund the comprehensive economic study we are planning. Even small gifts can make a big difference.

Why Is This Study Important?

1️⃣ Showcasing Financial Advantages: By conducting an in-depth economic analysis, we aim to highlight the significant financial advantages that independent solar production brings to individuals, businesses, the state of South Dakota, and the tribal nations within the state’s borders. This data will be crucial in promoting sustainable energy policies and incentivizing further solar adoption.

2️⃣ Empowering Decision-Makers: Our study will provide policymakers, utilities, and stakeholders with reliable and unbiased information about the economic benefits of solar energy. Armed with this knowledge, they can make informed decisions that support the expansion of renewable energy sources in South Dakota and Tribal Nations.

3️⃣ Encouraging Solar Growth: South Dakota has immense untapped potential for solar energy generation. Through this study, we hope to showcase independent solar production's economic viability and positive impact. This, in turn, will inspire more individuals and businesses to invest in solar installations, fostering a greener and more diversified energy landscape.

By coming together, we can shine a light on the economic benefits of independent solar production in South Dakota and accelerate the transition to a cleaner, more sustainable future.

Ready to make a difference? Donate today and help us fund the economic study that will pave the way for a solar-powered South Dakota. Together, we can create a brighter and greener tomorrow!

We want to thank the South Dakota Chapter of the Sierra Club for their generosity and belief in this campaign. Their donation of $5,000 got us a fourth of the way to our ultimate goal of $20,000. Any gifts now donated are truly matched dollar-for-dollar and get us closer to illuminating the power of solar.



  • Dowell Caselli-Smith
    • $50 
    • 11 mos
  • National Grid Renewables
    • $500 
    • 11 mos
  • Program Grant
    • $5,000 (Offline)
    • 1 yr
  • SD Chapter Sierra Club
    • $5,000 (Offline)
    • 1 yr
  • Jay Davis
    • $500 (Offline)
    • 1 yr


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