Utah's diverse energy and minerals economy contributes $20.9 billion to the state and supplies 50,000 high paying jobs.
OED is an effective local government relationship at its very best.
Building Strategic Relationships
In order to meet the demands of a growing population, the Governor’s Office of Energy Development is poised to broaden its strategic relationships to expand responsible resource and infrastructure development across its robust landscape of traditional, unconventional and renewable energy resources.
Renewable Energy Siting
In 2019, the Governor's Office of Energy Development, in partnership with Utah State University, Utah Geological Survey and United States Department of Defense published "Siting Renewable Energy in Utah: Identifying Locations Compatible with Department of Defense Operations" to detail the regulatory process and procedures for stakeholders to identify and develop compatible renewable energy sites without negatively impacting military operations.
OED has been instrumental in helping companies that I represent to evaluate energy and infrastructure needs, and help them develop new and expand existing business activities.