South Dakota electricity rates in August 2020 averaged 12.71 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 5 percent less than the 13.31 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2020.
South Dakota natural gas rates in July 2020 averaged 14.67 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 17 percent less than the 17.57 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in July 2020.
As of last week, Apple now also an energy company. But that’s old news — Google already played that card all the way back in 2010.
Apple just created a subsidiary named Apple Energy that will do exactly what it seems a company by that name would do — sell energy.
A second quarter (Q2) U.S. solar market report was released and the results are clear: The use of solar power continues to rise in the U.S.
South Dakota has an estimated population of 814,180, which ranks 44th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in South Dakota, or to learn more about SD energy, visit the EIA.