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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!
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?
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!
Originally appearing on Generocity.org, 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."
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.
A few years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency created a free tool called Portfolio Manager to make it easier for building managers to measure and track their consumption of energy, water, and greenhouse gas emissions. Philadelphia and a lot of other cities saw an opportunity.
Originally appearing on Generocity.org, we're sharing this column all about Philly Co-ops written by PACA's Caitlin Quigley. Take a look at part three of "Co-op Currents."
In January, our members saved an average of $.34/gallon -- the highest savings we’ve seen this heating season.
Experiencing a case of sticker shock after seeing your first heating season energy bills? Take advantage of quick and easy tools on PECO's website.
When temperatures plummet, electricity consumption skyrockets.
Biofuels often get a bad rap as environmentally taxing in their production, though The Energy Co-op has proven there's a sustainable method for harvesting renewable fuels.
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