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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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Save Green While Going Green – North Iowa Times

Save Green While Going Green – North Iowa Times

April 2019 North Iowa Times Home and Garden edition Thanks Audrey Posten for writing this important story about Clayton County...

Legislative Update

The Iowa Legislative Session adjournment on Saturday, 4/27.  Here is the good and the bad of the bills we tracked...

Clayton County Food Shelf Permanent LED Swap Station

Clayton County Food Shelf Permanent LED Swap Station

The Clayton County Energy District is excited to announce we have received a grant which will further the goal of...

Help Us Help Others – Replace our Ride!!

We are teaming up with the Winneshiek Energy District and the Decorah Green Iowa AmeriCorps team  to raise money for...

A “Cutting Edge” Transition

Dave Fulks, a new and motivated business owner of Elkader, recently completed a LED light transition in his archery shop....

WANTED: Sustaining Members for a Sustainable Future!

The Clayton County Energy District is laser focused on building our community mission by facilitating fair access to local and...

Dyersville Solar & Energy Efficiency Tour

Dyersville Solar & Energy Efficiency Tour

The Dubuque County Energy District is hosting a Solar & Energy Efficiency Tour in Dyersville on Saturday, April 27th. Check...

Clean Energy Districts of Iowa hosted a Learning Session with Iowa’s First Congressional District Representative Abby Finkenauer

Clean Energy Districts of Iowa hosted a Learning Session with Iowa’s First Congressional District Representative Abby Finkenauer

Representatives from Howard, Dubuque, Winneshiek, Delaware and Clayton County Energy Districts met with Iowa’s First Congressional District Representative Abby Finkenauer on...

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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