Cook County Local Energy Project

A nonprofit organization

15 donors

Cook County Local Energy Project, CCLEP, works for energy efficiency and clean, local, renewable energy development in Cook County, MN.

The Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP, "see-klep"), was formed in April of 2008 as a citizens' group to coordinate a local response to the worldwide transition away from fossil fuel-based energy sources. CCLEP has worked on a variety of energy projects including:

  • Renewable energy solar installations
  • Wind studies
  • Biomass studies
  • Residential Energy Efficiency Program (REEP)
  • Energy education programs 
  • Local solutions to Climate Change
  • Builders & Contractors Workshop

A comprehensive Cook County and Grand Marais Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Plan was completed in 2012. Visit our website to learn more:

Organization Data


Organization name

Cook County Local Energy Project

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PO Box 143
Grand Marais, MN 55604