Efficiency Incentives

Efficiency Incentives

The following table provides a quick summary of the various types of incentives available to builders, to the residential sector and the commercial/non-residential sector. Please be sure to consult with an expert and review all the guidelines and rules carefully.

Sector 

Incentive Type  

Utility
Federal
Grants/Other Financing

Builders

Varies by Utility (see below)

Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders 

None

 

Residential

 

Varies by utility
(see below)

Federal Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit

 

 Energy-Efficient Mortgages

Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion

 

Commercial & Non-Residential

 

Varies by utility
(see below)

Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction

 

None

Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion

 Utility-Scale & Manufacturing 

 

None

 

None

 

None

 

Schools & Local Government

 

None

 

None

Utah State Facility Energy Efficiency Fund

Utah Revolving Loan Fund

Other

None

None

Tribal Energy Program Grant

Other Energy Efficiency Incentives:

Builders:

Residential Incentives:

Commercial Incentives:

  • Tax credits: Utah offers commercial entities that install solar an Investment Tax Credit that is worth 10% of the cost of system, up to $50,000. A comprehensive summary of the 30% Federal Investment Tax Credit is available here.

Another Commercial Incentive comes in the form of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) that allows commercial properties to install Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy up grades with little or no upfront cost. Click here to learn more.

Resources & Technical Assisstance:

Summary of All Utah Solar Policies, Incentives, and Financing Programs (DSIRE) 

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