Energy Burden = annual utility bills ÷ annual income

An energy burden rate above 6% is considered high

Clayton County Energy Burden Facts & Analysis


CCED Effort will bring EV Charing Stations to Five Clayton County Communities in 2021!

*This story was reprinted with the permission of Clayton County Register- North Iowa Times Editor, Audrey Posten. Electric vehicle (EV)...

#GivingTuesday Coming Up!

#GivingTuesday is coming up on Tuesday, December 1st! Each day up until next Tuesday, we will be featuring an important...

Time for the Switch & Collect!

In Clayton County, during the year’s 2018 and 2019, nearly 800 pounds of holiday lights were collected and properly recycled!...

December Virtual Lunch & Learn: EVs and Clayton County Charging Stations

December Virtual Lunch & Learn: EVs and Clayton County Charging Stations

Join the Clayton County Energy District’s December Lunch & Learn Wednesday, December 16th – 12 pm View the Recording of...

ACT NOW for Energy Assistance Programs

Up to $2,000/household of CARE’s Act funding is available now through November 20 (or until funds are gone) through the Iowa Residential Utility...

Virtual Clean Energy Tour Brings Awareness and Conversation for Community Leaders

On Wednesday, October 28th, the Clayton County Energy District (CCED) hosted a virtual Clean Energy Tour for Community Leaders. With...

October Virtual Lunch & Learn: West Union’s Shared Geothermal System

Virtual October Lunch & Learn: Wednesday, October 21st at 12 pm Topic: West Union’s Shared Geothermal System Why does West...

October 7th is Energy Efficiency Day!!!

  Wednesday, October 7th is Energy Efficiency Day 2020. What’s so amazing about energy efficiency?? It saves money. Cuts pollution....

We’re celebrating our LED transition!

Since 2017, the CCED has locally purchased 10,000 LEDs and distributed them to Clayton County light sockets.

When we spend less on our light bills, we have more to spend in our community.

Now, that’s something to celebrate! 

We are

The Clayton County Energy District

The nonprofit Clayton County Energy District (CCED) strengthens our community by leading, implementing, and accelerating the INCLUSIVE & LOCAL  transition to clean energy use.

By putting boots on the ground in Clayton County:

We positively affect the local economy by reducing energy costs.

We slow climate change by promoting wise energy use.

We include everyone.

our vision

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