Economic development

If you're looking to move or expand your company — whether it's to be near materials you need for manufacturing, or closer to end users of your product — we can help. We have spent the past century building relationships throughout the West.

Some of the services we offer are outlined below. To learn more:

Partner with us to meet your goals

Houweling's Tomatoes

The 28-acre Houweling’s Tomatoes greenhouse in Mona, Utah, draws some of its heat and plant-nourishing carbon dioxide from the flue of our nearby Currant Creek Power Plant. Houweling's is also saving nearly $500,000 in annual energy costs with energy upgrades made through our Wattsmart Business program. 

The Point

The Point of the Mountain State Land Authority and Rocky Mountain Power announced a landmark agreement to establish The Point as a global model for sustainable development. The agreement outlines ambitious goals for environmentally sustainable energy practices that will reduce emissions and energy use. 

Wattsmart® Business success stories

Ash Grove Cement

The ongoing partnership between Wattsmart® Business and the Ash Grove Cement plant in Leamington, Utah, has delivered significant energy savings, improved efficiency, and reduced maintenance labor.


Global medical technology manufacturer BD counts on the Wattsmart® Business program to identify and help complete energy-savings opportunities throughout the company’s facility in Sandy, Utah. 

Watkins Distributing

Wattsmart® Business has helped improve lighting, energy efficiency, maintenance requirements, overall costs and employee morale at the Watkins Distributing warehouse in Idaho Falls, Idaho.