The Co-op Blog

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Someone wise once said, "it's good to learn something new everyday," and we really take that to heart here. While we aren't always the experts, we love to share what we know with you. Take some time to read through our blog posts. You'll find everything from sustainability, the cooperative movement, the answer to that Quizzo question from last night and (of course) energy. We welcome your thoughts and discussion as we strive to live more sustainable lives together!

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| August 24, 2015

Get to know Braden Picardi, our new Energy and Marketing Analyst at The Energy Co-op.

Co-op News | August 24, 2015

Learn all about our new Member Services Associate for Electricity and Natural Gas, Julia Woods.

Co-op News | August 24, 2015

Julie Cantu is the new Member Services Associate for the Heating Oil program at The Energy Co-op.

Co-op News | August 10, 2015

Have you met Eric? He's our new Director of Business Development and looking forward to working with our staff and members.

Co-op News, Annual Meeting, Membership | July 7, 2015

Did you miss this year's Annual Membership Meeting? We have you covered.

| July 2, 2015

We need a new AFIG award to continue improving air quality in our communities. Voice your support by writing to DEP.

Energy Industry & Technology, Electricity | April 21, 2015

If you care about sustainability when it comes to our energy choices, you've probably asked yourself the question: how do new renewable energy generation sources get added to the grid?

Heating Oil, Sustainability | March 31, 2015

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) only recently revised the standard specification for fuel oil to permit up to 20% biodiesel on March 24th, 2015. It’s about time!

Co-op News, Local, PA | March 25, 2015

Originally appearing on, we're sharing this column all about Philly Co-ops written by PACA's Caitlin Quigley. Take a look at part four of "Co-op Currents."

Sustainability, The Co-op | March 11, 2015

As advocates for our organization, The Co-op staff is not just promoting sustainability in our products and services – it’s also practiced in our daily workplace operations.

Staff Speaks

Did you know that each staff member contributes to our blog? Whether it's writing about their own experiences with sustainability or sharing their knowledge on the latest trends in the energy market, this is your opportunity to hear from our staff. Wonder which one of us wrote that awesome blog you just finished reading? Make sure to note the author of each post. Just one more way to get to know the friendly staff at The Energy Co-op!

You Talk, We Listen

The Co-op staff is really great, but we aren't mind readers. (Yet.)  Let us know what YOU want to read about. Have a question about sustainability that you want answered? Or maybe you've always wanted to know more about daily operations at The Co-op? Either way, we want to write about the things that you want to read. Send us your great ideas!


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