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Governors Sign MOU to Plan Regional Electric Vehicle Corridor for the West

Governors of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming Sign MOU to Plan Regional Electric Vehicle Corridor for the West SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 4, 2017) — Today the governors of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide a framework for creating a regional electric vehicle plan for the West (“REV West Plan”). The plan was announced today…

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Agreement Announced for Utah Rooftop Solar

Agreement Announced for Utah Rooftop Solar Proposed settlement provides glide path for sustainable rooftop solar development SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 28, 2017) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert today announced an unprecedented accomplishment in the advancement of sustainable rooftop solar energy in Utah. State and local government entities, Rocky Mountain Power, solar industry participants, and non-governmental interest groups have proposed a settlement of net metering and distributed generation matters that provides…

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Energy Research Triangle Grant Winners Announced

Providing Utah Energy Solutions through University Collaboration Salt Lake City, UT – (Aug. 17, 2017) -The Energy Research Triangle (ERT), a partnership between USTAR and the Governor’s Office of Energy Development (OED), is pleased to announce the grant awardees of its most recent round of funding. In support of the Governor’s 10-year strategic energy plan, ERT offers competitive grants in two categories: the ERT-Professor and the ERT-Scholars grants. “The ERT-Professor grant…

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Utah’s Mighty Five National Park Electric Vehicle Corridor Initiative Kicks Off

Utah’s Mighty Five National Park Electric Vehicle Corridor Initiative kicks off with the installation of two chargers SALT LAKE CITY (July 31, 2017) — The Governor’s Office of Energy Development (OED), in partnership with Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR) and Maverik, Inc. is pleased to launch the Mighty Five Electric Vehicle Corridor Initiative with the installation of two DC Fast Chargers on August 1, 2017. The event will take place…

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Energy Insider, Quarter Two, 2017

In this Issue Governor’s Sixth Annual Energy Development Summit Key Successes of OED, 2016-2017 Governor Breaks Ground on Utah’s First Anaerobic Digester The 2017 Utah Energy Career Expo Energy Insider – Living Zenith Net Zero Community Visit: http://mailchi.mp/utah/energy-insider-quarter-two-2017

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Groundbreaking on Utah’s First Food Waste Digester

Groundbreaking on Utah’s First Food Waste Digester SALT LAKE CITY, (June 15, 2017) – Wasatch Resource Recovery, in partnership with ALPRO Energy & Water, and South Davis Sewer District, will break ground to build Utah’s first anaerobic digester for organic food waste, a process that converts organic food waste into renewable resources. The event will be June 15 at 10 a.m. at 1380 W. Center Street, North Salt Lake. The…

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Governor’s Office of Energy Development partners with The Leonardo to host the state’s first Energy Career Expo

SALT LAKE CITY (June 13, 2017) — With the aim of advancing Utah’s skilled energy and minerals workforce, the Governor’s Office of Energy Development is pleased to partner with The Leonardo to host the state’s first Energy Career Expo for high school and college students tomorrow, June 14, 2017. From 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., students will engage with government officials, industry leaders, educators, and policymakers to learn more about…

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Utah’s Leading Industrial Companies Honored for Impressive Energy Reductions

SALT LAKE CITY (June 7, 2017) – As Utah’s thriving industrial sector continues to provide jobs and economic growth to the state, many companies are striving to maximize energy efficiency to conserve resources and reduce their operating costs. In recognition of leading energy savings efforts, four companies were honored today as part of the annual Utah Industrial Energy Efficiency Challenge. The Challenge, which is managed by Utah Clean Energy in…

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USTAR GRANT PROGRAM ADDRESSING UTAH WATER/AIR CHALLENGES OPENS

USTAR GRANT PROGRAM ADDRESSING UTAH WATER/AIR CHALLENGES OPENS Salt Lake City, UT- The Energy Research Triangle (ERT) program is now accepting applications focused on finding rapid solutions to air and water challenges facing the energy industry. ERT is a competitive grant program that was created by USTAR and the Governor’s Office of Energy Development, in response to Governor Gary Herbert’s ten-year strategic energy plan. For this round of ERT, USTAR…

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Governor’s 2017 Energy Development Summit to explore “crossroads of innovation”

Governor’s 2017 Energy Development Summit to explore “crossroads of innovation” Featuring keynotes from Bloomberg NEF, CNBC, Vivint Solar, American Petroleum Institute SALT LAKE CITY (May 2, 2017) — Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced the sixth annual Utah Energy Development Summit, to be held May 3-4, 2017 at the Grand America Hotel. This year’s theme is “Crossroads of Innovation”. The two-day conference and trade show will incorporate perspectives from over…

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