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The Clayton County Energy District

The Clayton County Energy District (CCED) is a non-profit organization committed to strengthening our community through inclusively leading, implementing and accelerating the LOCAL clean energy transition.

By putting boots on the ground in Clayton County:

We positively affect the local economy by reducing energy cost.

We slow climate change by promoting wise energy use.

We include everyone.

LED Light Bulb Initiative

We are putting 5000 LED light bulbs into Clayton County’s light sockets because over the LED’s thirteen year lifetime, it will save us $417,500 in energy cost and reduce our carbon footprint by 4200 metric tons! 

The thermometer shows our progress so far. 

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CCED News

Boots on the Ground Projects Result in a Successful Summer 2020!

Boots on the Ground Projects Result in a Successful Summer 2020!

In May 2020, two young professionals joined the Clayton County Energy District to complete summer projects. Jake Jansen (Summer Project...

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Elkader Weather & Climate Patterns

Join us for our September Virtual Lunch & Learn with Howard County Energy District Director & Cresco City Councilperson, Amy...

Welcome Our New CCED Board Member: Kathy Koether!

Welcome Our New CCED Board Member: Kathy Koether!

We want to give a warm welcome to our newest Clayton County Energy District Board Member, Kathy Koether! Kathy is...

$1,000 Grant Awarded to go towards LED Education

$1,000 Grant Awarded to go towards LED Education

The Clayton County Energy District received $1,000 in grant funds from Dairyland Power Cooperative and Allamakee-Clayton Electric Cooperative! Thanks to...

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Special Project Update

Join CCED Intern’s Jake Jansen and Alyssa Corkery as they go over updates for their special summer projects. Jansen has...

Keep homes from a “tidal wave” of shutoffs! #NoShutOffs

As COVID-19 remains an unprecedented issue, we only want to help in any way we can (and any way we...

Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque Interviews Chair Jim Osterhaus

The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque will be talking with our CCED Chair, Jim Osterhaus for their Rural Resilience Series...

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Community Solar for Community Partners!

  Any and all community decision makers are invited to attend an online Lunch and Learn (Zoom) Wednesday, July 15...

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Clayton County Energy District Members Value

Local Economy

Retention and Reinvestment of energy dollars in the local community

Fairness

Clean, renewable, locally owned energy for ALL

Planet Earth

Sustainable & Wise energy use for the long term health of planet Earth

our vision

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Contact Us

If you have Local Clean Energy questions or comments please contact us.

Support CCED with your membership!