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Advancing Utah's Energy Future
  • Welcome

    Welcome to the Office of Energy Development’s website! Through this site we hope both to educate our constituents and stakeholders about Utah’s energy resources, and offer substantive assistance to our business partners!

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  • Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program

    The Governor’s Office of Energy Development (OED) is pleased to partner with Chevron in launching the first Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program, inviting 11th grade students statewide to create short documentary films exploring the state’s dynamic energy sector.

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  • New report: Energy Worth $21 Billion to Utah Economy

    Governor Gary R. Herbert released details of a new report showing Utah’s energy sector represents $20.9 billion in economic activity for the state, or approximately 15 percent of the state’s total economy.

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  • OED Launches New Statewide Energy Financing Program

    The C-PACE program offers cost-effective, long-term financing for energy and water conservation upgrades made to commercial buildings.  OED celebrated the state’s first completed project at Hunt Electric on Oct. 13, unveiling 72 solar panels and a microgrid.


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  • Regulatory Road Map for the Oil & Gas Industry

    This resource guide, provided by Utah State University (USU), offers industry stakeholders an overview of oil and gas regulations across various land and mineral ownerships throughout the state.

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Join Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Utah’s energy development stakeholders at the Fifth Annual Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit on May 24-25 in Salt Lake City. The Summit continues…

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Did You Know: Utah currently has 64 operating hydroelectric power plants, (as of January 2014).