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.

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.

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Did You Know?

The four highest U.S. unemployment rate spikes from 1950-2010 were immediately preceded by the four highest spikes in oil prices? The graph below

Supreme Court Grants Regulatory Relief

The U.S. economy got some much needed relief last week when the U.S. Supreme Court paused implementation of an EPA rule until legal arguments are

MEI and MMA Host Legislative Briefing

The Mississippi Energy Institute along with the Mississippi Manufacturers Association briefed Energy, Environment, and Public Utilities committee

Supreme Court Loses Prominent Voice, Justice Scalia

“You’re lumping them all together,” Scalia said of the five big power companies. “Suppose you lump together all the cows in the country.