Industry Trade Associations

Utah Association of Energy Users (UAE): Represents large energy users in legislative and regulatory matters.
Utah Manufacturer’s Association (UMA): Represents manufacturers in legislative and regulatory matters.
Utah Mining Association (UMA): Represents the mining industry in legislative and regulatory matters.
Utah Petroleum Association (UPA): Represents the oil and gas industries in legislative and regulatory matters.


Questar Gas: The state’s sole regulated retail natural gas utility.

Rocky Mountain Power (RMP): The state’s sole regulated retail electric utility.

Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS):  A political subdivision of the state that provides wholesale electric energy, on a nonprofit basis, to 45 municipal electric utilities in Utah and other western states.

Utah Municipal Power Agency (UMPA): UMPA is a consumer owned corporation that develops reliable and affordable electric power for its member 6 municipalities.

Utah customers are served by the following rural electric cooperatives:

Nonprofit Organizations

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE): Aims to advance energy efficiency as a fast, cheap, and effective means of meeting energy challenges.
Building Owners and Managers Association of Utah (BOMA): Serves the advocacy, education and networking needs of commercial real estate professionals in the state of Utah.
Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah): Public/private partnership working towards attracting new and expanding existing businesses in Utah.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP): Offers resources, networking and developmental co-funding opportunities to help businesses succeed.
National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO): National organization that represents the governor-designated energy officials in Washington, DC (USA).
National Energy Foundation (NEF): Educational organization dedicated to the development, dissemination, and implementation of educational materials, programs, products and services.
Recycling Coalition of Utah (RCU): A coalition of municipalities, businesses, institutions and individuals committed to improving recycling in Utah.
Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce

Salt Lake City Green (SLCgreen): Administers programs that help Salt Lake City conserve resources, reduce pollution, slow climate change and ensure a healthy, sustainable future.

Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR): Provides grants to make it easier for individuals, businesses and communities to make small improvements to Utah’s air quality.
Utah Clean Cities Coalition (UCCC): Aims to advance Utah’s energy, economic, and environmental security by advancing alternative forms of transportation characterized by reduced petroleum use and emissions.
Utah Clean Energy (UCE): Leads and accelerates the clean energy deployment in Utah through their vision and expertise.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC): Aims to advance sustainable building design and construction.
Western Governors’ Association (WGA): An independent, non-partisan organization of Governors from 19 Western states, two Pacific-flag territories and one commonwealth.

State Agencies & Programs

Department of Administrative Services (DAS)

Department of Commerce

Department of Transportation (UDOT): In addition to its fundamental infrastructure development and maintenance roles, UDOT promotes various alternative fuels and transportation programs.
Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED): Provides a breadth of business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state.

Department of Natural Resources (DNR):

  • Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (DOGM): Regulates the exploration and development of coal, oil, gas, and other minerals, and oversees the associated reclamation.
  • Utah Geological Survey (UGS): Investigates and reports on Utah’s mineral, energy, water, and paleontological resources, maps the state’s geology, and provides geologic and topographic information.

Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ): Safeguards public health and Utahns’ quality of life by protecting and enhancing the environment.

Department of Workforce Services (DWS): Strengthens Utah’s economy by supporting the economic stability and quality of our workforce.

Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF): UDAF’s mission is to promote the healthy growth of Utah agriculture, conserve our natural resources and protect our food supply.
The State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA): SITLA was created to manage lands that Congress granted to the state for the support of common schools and other beneficiary institutions.
Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR)
Public Lands Policy Coordination Office (PLPCO): The PLPCO coordinates the state’s interests on public lands issues and acts to ensure that state and local interests are considered in the management of public lands.
Office of the Attorney General (AG)
Utah State Office of Education (USOE)
Public Service Commission of Utah (PSC): The primary responsibility of the Commission is to ensure safe, reliable, adequate, and reasonably priced utility service.

Federal Agencies

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): OED works with USDA to address agricultural and rural energy development areas in Utah.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE): OED works with DOE to implement energy efficiency, alternative transportation, and renewable energy programs in Utah. DOE provides a formula grant to OED for State Energy Programs annually.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): OED works with EPA on energy efficiency programs.
U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI): The U.S. Department of the Interior protects America’s natural resources and heritage, honors our cultures and tribal communities, and supplies the energy to power our future.

Higher Education

Energy Research Triangle
Brigham Young University
Davis Applied Technology College
Dixie State University
Ogden-Weber Tech College
Salt Lake Community College
University of Utah

Utah Center for Advanced Image Researching
Utah College of Applied Technology
Utah State University
Weber State University
Westminster College