Nelson seeking another six year term on South Dakota PUC  (Audio)

November 4, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Chris Nelson is on the ballot for re-election Tuesday.

Nelson talks about what the role of the three-member board is…

The country’s electric grid has shifted toward renewable sources of energy—wind, solar and hydro–and away from coal-fired power plants.

Nelson has concerns about going “all in” on renewables…..

Nelson says a wake-up call about the fragile nature of the electric grid came a couple of winters ago, when history making cold weather that plunged into south Texas caused rolling blackouts as far north as South Dakota…

Nelson is running for another six year term against Democrat Jeff Barth.

Hear the full interview with Chris Nelson by clicking below: