About

Division of Energy Mission Statement

The Department of Economic Development - Division of Energy assists, educates, and encourages Missourians to advance the efficient use of diverse energy resources to drive economic growth, provide for a healthier environment, and achieve greater energy security for future generations.

Division of Energy ​Staff

  • Collect and report Missouri energy data, and conduct energy policy research and analysis
  • Maintain Missouri's plan for energy emergencies
  • Give technical and financial assistance for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects to state and local governments, school districts, and other consumers
  • Support market research and demonstration projects that advance the use of clean, domestic energy resources and technologies, such as solar, biomass, alternative fuels, and wind to power Missouri's buildings and vehicles
  • Provide information and research on energy issues to all Missourians, such as students and homeowners

Division of Energy Programs

  • Energy Policy and Resources: Policy research, planning and analysis, utility regulatory proceedings, energy efficiency collaboratives, energy bulletins, renewable energy standard certifications, building code and energy resources assessments, energy supplies, prices and emergency response. The section also works with PACE boards and financing organizations,  communities and stakeholders. 
  • Energy Efficiency: Implements programs, state government energy efficiency, state fleet efficiency and alternative fuels, certification of home energy auditors, the Missouri Home Energy Certification Program, evaluation of loan application projects and potential DED program applicants, industrial, hospital and agriculture efficiency initiatives, and technical and financial assistance

  • Weatherization Assistance Program: Implement federal weatherization program and utility weatherization funds for low-income, elderly and disabled

  • Fiscal and Administrative: Budget, accounting, energy revolving loan fund, building operator certification, human resources, reporting

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