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Energy Burden = annual utility bills ÷ annual income

An energy burden rate above 6% is considered high

Clayton County Energy Burden Facts & Analysis

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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...

September 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 ACEC Grant Awarded to go towards LED Education

$1,000 ACEC 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...

August 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...

July Virtual Lunch & Learn: Community Solar for Community Partners!

Watch the recording of this session Any and all community decision makers are invited to attend an online Lunch and...

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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