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July 21, 2017

Utah Clean Energy Named "Regulatory Champion of the Year"

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) recently awarded Utah Clean Energy with a 2017 3iAward,…
July 17, 2017

Electric Vehicle Pilot Program Approved

Electric vehicles (EVs) require no gasoline and emit no pollution from their tailpipes, so they…
July 17, 2017

Update on Proposed Cuts to Department of Energy

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House Appropriations Committee Approves Substantial Cuts to Federal Support for Key Energy Efficiency and Renewable…
June 13, 2017

The results are in! Expert analysis on rooftop solar costs and benefits

Rooftop solar is flourishing in Utah, empowering families with an opportunity to generate their own…
June 09, 2017

Salt Lake City Leads on Building Efficiency and Air Quality

All Utahns have a personal stake in improving our air quality.  In fact, according to…
May 16, 2017

Deepening Local Know-how about “Zero Energy” Buildings

“Zero energy” buildings are now a reality. Thanks to highly accessible energy efficiency building technologies…
May 02, 2017

Path to Positive Utah

Climate change presents one of the greatest challenges of our time.  In order to amplify…
April 25, 2017

Zoo-m Go Electric is Here!

Switching to an electric vehicle or riding an e-bike reduces tailpipe emissions and improves local…
April 09, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power Proposes Net Metering Changes

In November of 2016, Rocky Mountain Power proposed new fees for rooftop solar customers that,…
April 02, 2017

Integrated Resource Planning: Planning Our Energy Future

Planning Our Energy Future The energy decisions made today will have lasting consequences to Utah’s…
March 24, 2017

Wasatch Solar Project

Utah has tremendous untapped solar potential, but a long way to go to fully utilize…
March 16, 2017

Crossing the Finish Line of the 2017 Utah Legislative Session

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Utah Clean Energy's Policy Team (from left): Sarah Wright, Kevin Emerson, Kate Bowman & Josh…
March 08, 2017

Brewing a Better Climate with Uinta's 801 Community Builder

Brewing a Better Climate Climate change is impacting all of us, today, in places and…
March 03, 2017

Invest in a Clean Energy Future

March is a vital month for Utah Clean Energy! Through March 1 - 30, we…
February 21, 2017

2017 Legislative Session

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2017 Legislative Tracking Matrix
February 20, 2017

Efforts to Reinstate Utah's Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

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Electric vehicles, or EVs, which can run fully or partially on electricity, present a critical…
January 24, 2017

Local Governments and Solar Net Metering

Utilities across the country are grappling with a changing energy landscape as technologies like rooftop…
January 22, 2017

Zero Energy Homes: Combining Efficiency and Clean Energy

Imagine never receiving a bill for your energy usage. With a zero energy home, monthly…
January 04, 2017

A Bright Future: 10 Year Solar Deployment Plan for Utah

Utah has overcome multiple barriers to solar adoption and has experienced significant solar market growth.…
November 16, 2016

Utah’s Solar Tax Credit

Rep. Jeremy Peterson has introduced legislation, HB 23, to phase out the solar portion of…
October 27, 2016

Community Solar Brings Solar Energy to Homes

What is Community Solar  The process is simple: interested community members join forces to tackle…
October 10, 2016

Increasing Energy Efficiency for Existing Commercial Buildings

Salt Lake City’s Department of Sustainability Accepting Comments Through October Salt Lake City is positioned…
August 01, 2016

Attention Big Power Users Looking For Clean Energy Options

Direct purchase of renewable energy  Utah businesses are increasingly turning to renewable energy to power…
July 21, 2016

CAISO and the Regional System Operator

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) operates California’s wholesale transmission grid for “participating transmission owners,”…
July 13, 2016

Salt Lake City Commits to Landmark Resolution

The team here couldn’t be more excited, inspired and revved-up by a recent announcement from…
June 19, 2016

How One Municipal Utility Plans to Capitalize on the Sun

Something new is sprouting in the Heber Valley this spring – thanks to a forward-thinking…
June 02, 2016

Automated Energy Benchmarking: A New Solution

According to the ENERGY STAR program, the average commercial building wastes 30% of the energy…
May 03, 2016

Improving Our Air Quality with Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles, or EVs, which require no gasoline and emit no pollution from their tailpipes,…
May 03, 2016

Solar and Storage For Energy and Resiliency Guide

The growing frequency of extreme weather events and the very real threat of a significant…
April 11, 2016

Utah Homes Get Energy Equivalent to MPG

Utah Adopts the “Energy Rating Index” into the State Energy Code The State of Utah…
March 15, 2016

Status on The Clean Power Plan and Next Steps

The Clean Power Plan The Latest On February 9, 2016, a 5-4 majority of the…
October 16, 2015

Avoided Cost Pricing: Making the Right Choice

One unique feature of utility regulation is that monopoly utilities are required to purchase electricity…