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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Virtual Solar Tour 2020

Last month, Megan Andresen of the Jackson County Energy District participated in a virtual tour of Jackson County’s solar energy systems and other clean energy uses. The meeting, held on December 10th, was to show community leaders the progress of clean energy installations in the county and inform them about the benefits of clean energy…

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Thanking Our Grantors!

The Board of the Jackson County Energy District would like to give thanks to our grantors for awarding our organization. All of the funding we receive is used for a specified purpose, and we could not easily afford our organization’s functions without their support. Here are the awards granted as of December 2020: The Community…

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A Season of Recycling Lights

The Jackson County Energy District has again partnered with Friends of Jackson County Conservation in Holiday Light recycling! Many of you dropped off your old lights in the bin next to the Glass Recycling at the Bellevue Public Works Station or at the Hurstville Interpretive Center, and we appreciated everything you recycled. Be sure to…

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Virtual Solar Fair, October 24!

This Saturday at 10:00 a.m. the Jackson County Energy District is hosting a Virtual Solar Fair via Zoom! We invite you to join the meeting to learn more about solar energy technology and discover how much energy and money you can save by installing solar. See the flyer below for additional details: If you are…

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Porch Light Project Will Reduce Energy Bills

The Jackson Co. Energy District recently initiated Jackson County Porch Light Project, which is designed to transform all current incandescent lights on porches throughout the county to LED bulbs. With approximately 9,000 homes and apartments scattered throughout the county, this represents a great challenge with the potential to save hundreds of thousands of dollars for…

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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

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!)