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Utah

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.

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External News

Tesla Slashes Prices on Home Solar Systems to Spur Sales

Tesla has cut prices on its residential solar systems by as much as 25 percent in a bid to lift lagging sales after the company streamlined its sales and marketing organization, a company official told Reuters.
External News

Opportunity Zones: A $100-Billion Investment for the Clean Economy?

The United States Department of the Treasury has issued proposed guidance related to the new Opportunity Zone tax incentive. The tax benefit, created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to spur economic development and job creation by encouraging long-term investments in economically distressed communities nationwide.

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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