MDA’s Energy and Natural Resources Division works with state policymakers and other agency partners to position Mississippi for energy sector growth. The division is responsible for developing and advancing a comprehensive energy policy for Mississippi. It also oversees energy management programs that aim to strengthen energy security and independence, economic competitiveness, and environmental quality for the state and the nation.
Technical & Financial Assistance
The division assists private companies, state agencies, and local governments with conserving energy, reducing energy costs, and improving energy efficiency. The division also administers federal funding programs to help businesses make job-creating investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and aid government entities in reducing their energy costs.
Energy & Economic Development
To ensure the state is positioned for growth, the division collects, analyzes, and shares information on the state’s energy resources and works with industry partners and other stakeholders to assist with Mississippi’s economic development.