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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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Guttenberg Municipal Utility Customers Can Receive a FREE Energy Audit!

GMU Energy & Weatherization Audit and Lighting Upgrade: June 8, 9, 10 The Clayton County Energy District and the Decorah...

Tell our state to prioritize Iowa’s Solar Credit System!

Tell our state to prioritize Iowa’s Solar Credit System!

CCED Program Manager, Joleen Jansen encourages local constituents and solar benefiting business owners to reach out to our state representatives...

5 new EV Charging Stations delivered in the county… installation soon!

5 new EV Charging Stations delivered in the county… installation soon!

Last year, the Clayton County Energy District received funds from the Upper Mississippi Gaming Corporation to go toward 5 new...

Subscribe to the CCED YouTube Channel!

All of the Clayton County Energy District videos are in one place on YouTube… This includes valuable information for clean...

Inspiring Local Businesses & Energy Conversation

Inspiring Local Businesses & Energy Conversation

On Saturday, April 17th, the Dubuque County Energy District hosted an Eggs for Energy Breakfast virtual event. This event featured...

400% solar increase since the start of the CCED… help us continue to map it!

400% solar increase since the start of the CCED… help us continue to map it!

Over the summer of 2020, Summer Intern Jake Jansen worked to collect data and quantify the solar of Clayton County....

State Auditor says Solar Energy Projects could net over $375 million in savings

State Auditor says Solar Energy Projects could net over $375 million in savings

On February 25, 2021, State Auditor Rob Sand released a financial impacts review of public entity solar energy installations. The...

A Positive Outlook on Clean Energy in our State

A Positive Outlook on Clean Energy in our State

Thanks to a poll completed by Iowa Business for Clean Energy, 660 Iowa voters gave evidence to a positive outlook...

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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