South Dakota - Requirements for Solar Power Installation
Licensing of solar power installers in South Dakota
There is no specific licensing required for solar panel installers in South Dakota but because the installation of a solar power system is electrical work the installer must be a licensed electrical contractor in South Dakota.
Licensing Requirements for solar panels and other solar power equipment in South Dakota
There is no specific legislation or registration requirement for solar power equipment in South Dakota. However, systems must comply with the National Electrical Code (NEC), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) safety and equipment standards. You can tell if a product meets these standards by searching for the products on the Californian Energy Commissions list of approved solar panels (and approved solar inverters) because to be on this list equipment must meet the above standards.