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Laura Nelson

Utah Slowly Constructs Clean Energy Markets

As Utah builds utility-scale solar and advances distributed generation, stakeholders are behaving collaboratively, according to Laura Nelson, executive director of Utah Energy Office. In this interview, she said that low energy prices have reduced the state’s incentive to pursue energy efficiency. The rooftop solar market has slowed this year.

Utah Articles

External News

The Green New Deal, Carbon Pricing, And Other Policies that Could Shape 2019

As the threat that climate change poses to civilization becomes clearer, more voices across the political spectrum call for governmental action to slow average global temperature increases and adapt to the impact on natural and constructed infrastructure. Here are three developments likely to shape business strategy in 2019.
Reports

IRS Sheds New Light on Solar Tax Credits, Leaves Energy Storage in the Dark

Guidance on when construction has begun on commercial solar energy properties and other qualified energy properties for purposes of claiming the Investment Tax Credit, the key tax credit for solar energy projects, has been issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

Utah Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 5.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 7.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 3.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
42 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
19 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
19 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
85%

of people in Utah support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 1,449,279 of 1,707,103 adults)

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