Meet Our Leadership
MEI is a nonprofit organization supported by a Board of Directors composed of companies from both energy and advanced manufacturing sectors.
Who Are We?
The Mississippi Energy Institute began as an initiative of Momentum Mississippi, a long term economic and education plan developed from the Mississippi Economic Council initiated Blueprint Mississippi study.
Get on the Grid
Get On The Grid is an initiative led by MEI and made possible by numerous partners with the purpose is to increase awareness of educational and occupational opportunities in energy and advanced manufacturing.
Mississippi Energy Institute
Energy is the lifeblood of our economy. Every part of our economy relies on energy in some way. In a fast-changing world, the ability to expand Mississippi’s economy and improve quality of life is heavily dependent on the availability of abundant energy at an affordable cost.
Our objective is to diversify and improve Mississippi’s economic energy base.
Discover in-demand and well-paying careers in Mississippi. Get on the Grid and discover your future.
In Mississippi, careers in energy and advanced manufacturing are in high demand and pay above average — with or without a four-year degree. So how do you get one? Get On The Grid will get you plugged in. From here, you can choose your career, compare salary ranges, find training programs and search job opportunities in dynamic fields driven by the latest technology.
We support and seek the development of policy recommendations that will enhance the energy infrastructure and industry in Mississippi.
By fostering innovation in energy production, we can enhance the economic vitality of Mississippi and provide national energy solutions.
We support educational initiatives to meet the present and future workforce needs of the Mississippi energy infrastructure and industry.
Last but not least, we must communicate Mississippi’s commitment to national leadership through responsible energy production and use.