OED Mission

To advance Utah’s diverse energy sector through planning, policy, and direct engagement with the private sector; and thereby to foster economic growth through energy development and conservation activities and through the provision of affordable, reliable energy.


  • Create and Implement Policy

Goal: Promote the goals and strategic recommendations outlined in Utah’s 10-Year Strategic Energy Plan, legislative initiatives and state policies and directives.

  • Provide Industry Assistance

Goal: Guide energy development projects through the regulatory, permitting and economic development processes, and support job creation for Utah.

  • Build Relationships

Goal: Be a central hub within Utah through the establishment of a network of energy stakeholders.

  • Seek Funding Opportunities

Goal: Identify diverse funding sources to carry out and support the implementation of energy projects and programs.

  • Support Energy Education

Goal: Raise the level of energy awareness through educational programs, public outreach campaigns and technical assistance services.