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Alternative Energy Development Incentive (Personal)

Date Last Updated11/16/2012
Incentive TypeTax
State/FederalUT
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeUtah Office of Energy Development
Incentive Initiation Date5/12/2009
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThe Alternative Energy Development Incentive (AEDI) is a post-performance non-refundable tax credit for 75% of new state tax revenues (including state, corporate, sales and withholding taxes) over the life of the project, or 20 years, whichever is less. The actual amount and duration of an incentive is determined by the Office of Energy Development (OED) on a case-by-case basis.
Eligible RecipientDevelopers or owners of construction projects for electricity generation facilities.
Eligible FuelWoody Biomass; Biogas; Other
Eligible Project Size (MW)2.0 MW or greater
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaProjects must use hydroelectric, solar, biomass, geothermal or wind. Energy derived from the following non-renewable energy sources is also eligible: nuclear fuel, oil-impregnated diatomaceous earth, oil sands, oil shale or petroleum coke. To qualify for an incentive, the project must generate new state revenue and new incremental jobs, and it must involve significant capital investment or the creation of high paying jobs.
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