Jackson CED News

UPDATE: Solar Tax Credits See Likely Return!

The Iowa Legislature completed their final day in this session weeks after their scheduled adjourning. It seemed very unlikely that the extension of rural solar tax credit funding would have happened. However, against all odds, the Legislature passed an extension of the Solar Tax Credit funding to those applicants who had applied prior to the…

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Grow Solar Jackson County Reaches 100 kW Before Finish

Bulk-Purchase Program Finds Success Even During Pandemic Homeowners and businesses in Jackson County contracted 102.18 kW ofsolar power through the Grow Solar Jackson County program, which officially ended this past fall.The program surpassed its 50 kW benchmark milestone, leading to $216,000 in localinvestments. The initiative emphasized solar education and volume purchasing to make solarmore affordable…

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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 The Jackson County Energy District and Friends of Jackson County Conservation are once again accepting your old, outdated, or unwanted Holiday/Christmas lights for recycling.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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