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Holiday Light Recycling 2021

It’s that time of year! The Jackson County Energy District and Friends of Jackson County Conservation are once again accepting your old, outdated, or unwanted Holiday/Christmas lights for recycling. You can drop these old lights off at either of these locations before January 15th, 2022: 1) City of Bellevue, Public Work’s Building, 207 Rose Street,…

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Energy Efficiency Day Celebration

The Jackson County Energy District will be celebrating National Energy Efficiency Day on October 6th by handing out free LED light bulbs at the Tri-M BBQ Food Truck.  All food truck profits on October 6th will be donated to the Jackson County Energy District.  Stop by for a free LED bulb and a delicious BBQ…

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Jackson County Energy District Awarded Clean Energy Project by IISC

The Iowa Initiative for Sustainability Communities (IISC) has awarded the Jackson County Energy District an exciting project that will present research options, offer recommendations, and create a clean energy plan for Jackson County. The project will be conducted by a multidisciplinary team of faculty and graduate students from the University of Iowa’s School of Planning…

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Free LED Light Bulbs at Local Food Pantries

The JCED will be working with local food pantries throughout 2021 to provide Jackson County residents with free LED light bulbs. Swapping incandescent bulbs to LEDs in the home saves energy and money. For example, a four-pack of LED bulbs provided to a household can save over $360 in electric costs over the lifespan of…

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JCED at the Jackson County Fair

Jackson County residents can stop by the JCED booth at the Jackson County Fair to pick up a FREE LED light bulb and discuss solar power opportunities! Information on the Grow Solar Jackson County group buy program will be provided and sign ups will be taken for FREE Solar Power Hour educational programs. You can…

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Grow Solar Power Hour!

This summer, the Jackson County Energy District is working with the MREA, Jackson County Economic Alliance, The Nature Conservancy in Iowa, Community Foundation of Jackson County, Jackson County Board of Supervisors, Jackson County Conservation, and Friends of Jackson County to initiate the Grow Solar Jackson County program. Grow Solar is a community-wide initiative to make…

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Join Now!

Become a supporting member today! Your contributions sustain our organization and provide the foundation and support for a better energy future for all of Jackson County.  

Membership Levels

Renewable Watt – Up to $99
Your friendship and support matter, THANK YOU
Renewable Kilowatt – $100 – $249
$150 supports a low-income household LED Retrofit
Renewable Megawatt $250 – $999
$250 covers all the costs of a home efficiency upgrade for a low-income family performed by our Green IA AmeriCorps team
Renewable Gigawatt $1000 – $4999
Support at this level provides critical match and is tripled by major outside grants
Energy District Founder’s Club $5000
You are the foundation of the Energy District

SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIPS ARE THE BEST!!
We understand life can keep us busy and so we want make it easier for you! You now have the option to become a sustaining member with the JacksonCED and set up an automatic, monthly donation of a flat amount. Sustaining members put CONSTANT boots on the ground here in Jackson County!

Becoming a JacksonCED Sustaining Member is simple!

  1. Click “Donate” 
  2. Enter the amount you wish to donate
  3. Make sure you select “make this a monthly donation”
  4. Click “Donate with PayPal”

(FYI- You may need to set up a PayPal account if you do not already have one. It’s free!)