South Dakota Wind Partners, LLC (SDWP) is a limited liability company formed to provide an opportunity for investment by South Dakota residents in the growing wind industry.
Four South Dakota organizations have helped develop SDWP to provide the opportunity for their members to be a part of wind in South Dakota. The organizing groups are East River Electric Coop, SD Corn Utilization Council, SD Farmers Union and SD Farm Bureau.
SDWP is currently operating a 10.5 MW facility in Jerauld County, SD. We are located next to a 100 turbine wind farm owned and operated by PrairieWinds SD1.
PrairieWinds is a wholly owned subsidiary of Basin Electric Power Cooperative which is the primary electric producing cooperative for South Dakota’s rural electric cooperatives.
SDWP has contracted with PrairieWinds to operate the SDWP wind farm. PrairieWinds will purchase the electricity that SDWP produces at a contracted