The Iowa Office of Energy Independence was dissolved in 2011 and the core functions were transferred to the Iowa Economic Development Authority. IEDA currently serves as the official domicile of the Iowa State Energy Office and is the recipient of the State Energy Program (SEP) funds from the U.S. Department of Energy.
The Energy Division at IEDA is focused on creating long-term economic growth opportunities for Iowans through energy efficiency improvements, investment in clean energy and biofuels, and supporting sound energy policies. Working with business and industry, community leaders, government, and public agencies, the Energy Division sets the strategic direction for Iowa’s clean energy future. The following programs and functions are administered by IEDA.