Electric Supply: Regulated
Gas Supply: Limited Deregulation
Electric Utilities: Black Hills Power, MidAmerican Energy, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co, NorthWestern Energy, Otter Tail Power Co, Xcel Energy
Gas Utilities: MidAmerican Energy, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co, NorthWestern Energy
PUC Website: http://puc.sd.gov/
Customers of MidAmerican Energy Company and NorthWestern Energy Corporation can choose their gas provider. Customers using at least 2.5 million Btu per hour at Montana-Dakota Utilities Company may choose an alternative natural gas supplier. Customers choosing an alternate gas supplier still have gas delivered by the local utility. If customers do not choose for an alternate gas supplier, they pay a “Gas Cost Component” which varies monthly.