News Release

Salt Lake Chamber Releases a Business Plan for Utah’s Energy Future

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (OCTOBER 12, 2022) – The Salt Lake Chamber, with assistance from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and R&R Partners, has released a business vision for the state’s energy future. Utah’s business community envisions an energy future that places Utah at the center of the nation’s energy transition by harmonizing and balancing environmental and economic progress to ensure a low-carbon energy future that remains affordable, reliable and sustainable. 

“A strong economy for future generations will require strategic planning for our energy today and the transition of tomorrow,” said Derek Miller, president and CEO, Salt Lake Chamber. “Utah possesses many advantages that will help it lead out, including a diverse energy portfolio, mineral assets, strong business and community leadership, an innovative entrepreneurial ecosystem, and a culture of getting things done. The business community supports an energy future where environmental protection and economic progress work in harmony to ensure a low-carbon future that remains affordable, reliable and sustainable.”

This vision will set Utah apart from other states and one that can act as a model for the nation’s energy transition, i