Empire District Electric Company

Empire District Electric Company

Based in Joplin, Missouri, The Empire District Electric Company is an investor-owned, regulated utility providing electricity, natural gas (through its wholly owned subsidiary The Empire District Gas Company), and water service, with approximately 215,000 customers in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.


Every year, we ask partners to renew their commitment: Join the 2016–2017 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign now!

Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR:

2008-2009 Goal: 2,599,000 lbs.
Current Total: 204,380 lbs.
% to Goal: 8%

Questions about your Goal?

If you have questions about setting or changing your goal, please email changetheworld@energystar.gov.

Cumulative Savings

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs.) 204,380
Dollars $15,896
kWh 114,948
BTUs 236,694,461

Past Success:

The Change a Light Campaign

Cumulative Total Pledge [2007 – 2008]
# of Pledges 44
# of Bulbs 848
Energy Savings 239,136 kWh
Cost Savings $22,240
*Greenhouse Gas 346,832 lbs.

* pounds of emissions prevented