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Utilization Technology Development (UTD)


UTD is a not-for-profit collaborative partnership of 20 natural gas distribution companies that conducts near-term applied research to develop, test and demonstrate energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly, and cost-effective end-use technologies.


UTD’s member utilities combine their interests, expertise and resources into focused R&D projects in order to serve their 47 million gas customers in the Americas and Europe with these advanced technologies.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Market Impact

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Widespread Benefits

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Research Project Summaries

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