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Alternative Energy Development Incentive (AEDI)

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What is AEDI?

The Alternative Energy Development Incentive (AEDI) is a fixed post-performance credit of 75 percent of all newly generated state revenues for 20 years. Eligible projects include the construction of electricity generation facilities of 2 megawatts or greater that utilize:

  • hydroelectric
  • solar
  • biomass
  • geothermal
  • wind
  • and waste-heat

It also includes energy derived from the following non-renewable energy sources:

  • nuclear fuel
  • oil-impregnated diatomaceous earth
  • oil sands
  • oil shale
  • or petroleum coke

AEDI Application

To qualify for AEDI, the project must generate new state revenue and new incremental jobs, and it must involve significant capital investment, or the creation of high paying jobs.  To be considered, please submit the AEDI application to Alicia Ryans:

Application Fee

Starting August 15, 2018 in accordance with Utah Code 63M-4-401, the Governor’s Office of Energy Development will begin charging a $150 fee per application submitted. Fees must be paid by check.

Please be advised that your application will not be reviewed until the fee has been paid.  Paying the fee does not guarantee that you will be approved for this tax credit.
Please make checks payable to the Governor’s Office of Energy Development and mail checks to:

Governor’s Office of Energy Development
P.O. Box 144845
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4845

Contact Us

Alicia Ryans
(801) 538-8732