On Wednesday, April 26th, The Energy Co-op and Green Philly hosted a panel of energy industry experts
Local governmental initiatives can not only help individual communities but can also precipitate and support more robust renewable energy policy at the state level.
Transitioning to renewable energy is a critical step in the fight against climate change
2023 could prove to be a time of great change for renewable energy and climate policy in Pennsylvania.
Shopping for renewable energy can be overwhelming. Check out this brief guide to help you make the right decision for your energy needs.
Learn more about our new Finance Coordinator, Gabe Hochenberger
Learn more about our new Membership Coordinator, Eric Miller
As renewable electricity supplies an increasing proportion of our grid, it must be paired with efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally and socially responsible energy storage.
Learn more about our new Member Services Intern, Caleb Conner.
A survey of energy prices and futures and their impact on The Energy Co-op’s renewable energy programs.
Learn more about our new Marketing Manager, Colin Teague.
The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act is an historic achievement, but the legislation’s success and the fight against climate change will require continued efforts focused on implementation.
Learn more about our Member Services Intern, Victoria Arenas.
The role of natural gas utilities in meeting emission reduction targets.
How the cost of renewable electricity on the regional grid’s wholesale market is tied to that of natural gas.
How to ensure the delivery of clean electricity to the homes and businesses of all Americans.
How Energy Star, EPEAT, TCO, and more can help you use energy sustainably and affordably.
Read Energy Program Director Alexandra Kroger’s essay as published in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Learn more about our Member Services Intern, Michelle Herzberg.
Learn more about our Member Services Intern, Claire Glidden.
Reviewing PEA’s Annual Report 2019-2020
The Plan offers strategies to secure Pennsylvania’s energy, economic, and environmental future.
Legislation supporting the expansion of renewable energy is currently being considered by state lawmakers.
How Fossil Fuel Shortages Affect Clean Energy
Power the common areas of your apartment or condo with renewable energy.
How sustainable design and green building certification frameworks incorporate renewable energy into their assessments.
Learn more about our Member Services Intern, Zach Lytle
Learn more about our Member Services Intern, Fanta Koita
A look at the critical investments proposed in the $1 trillion plan.
An examination of carbon offsets’ role in reaching carbon neutrality.
Learn more about our Member Services Lead, Noah Swistak
Learn more about our Energy Programs Analyst, Nora Fulvio.
A look at programs and policies impacting EVs locally and nationally
By Energy Co-op member Vivian Lehrer Stadlin
Join us for virtual events throughout April!
Two DIY workshops to teach you how to weatherize your home, conserve energy, and save money.
A discussion of the differences between that state’s electricity grid and ours, and why not all third-party suppliers are the same.
Learn about how our members have engaged to advance the cause of sustainable, renewable energy in our region.
Learn more about our Office Manager, Hillary Bedeian.
Learn about the history of the EPA Office of Environmental Justice and how its work impacts local Philadelphia communities.
Learn about the problems with drilling and fracking, the benefits of RNG, and what you can do to get involved!
Learn how to choose a good renewable electricity supplier from the dozens available in Pennsylvania’s deregulated electricity market.
Learn how you can improve your home’s energy efficiency without hiring an expert.
A new federal ruling raises electricity prices and threatens the development of clean energy in Pennsylvania and the rest of the US.
Learn about Pennsylvania’s environmental policy history from a former DEP Secretary who has kept a log of state level environmental issues for 33 years.
Celebrating Earth Month this year might seem next to impossible since we are all staying indoors as much as we can. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways we can connect with each other and the world around us without leaving the safety of our homes.
What is an environmental advisory committee? How can you join or start one? Learn more about EACs and how they help city governments protect the environment
Learn what slamming is and how you can prevent your electricity service from being changed without your knowledge or consent.
Pennsylvania’s green energy sector is growing, according to a new study on 2019’s clean job landscape.
Learn more about our new Member Recruitment and Business Development Lead, Meryl Sands.
Governor Wolf has directed the DEP to regulate carbon emissions so Pennsylvania can join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Learn more about our new Member Services Associate, Georgia Mae Lively.
What does energy efficiency have to do with serving the community and promoting equity and inclusion?
What is energy efficiency and how does it impact you? Learn more about the tools available to help you save money and the planet!
Listen to Executive Director Ronald Fisher and Weavers Way General Manager Jon Roesser on G-Town Radio’s Planet Philadelphia.
The Energy Co-op is pleased to offer renewable natural gas to those served by PGW for the first time.
The Energy Co-op celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year thanks in part to members of Weavers Way Co-op.
What makes The Energy Co-op’s model that much different from others?
Four Things Co-operatives Can Do that Corporations Can’t
No roof? No problem. If community solar legislation is passed in PA, solar power will become a real option for many more households.
PA is falling behind neighboring states when it comes to utility-scale solar generation.
New initiatives to build the member community are taking off in 2019.
Do you know where your clean energy comes from? Or how your green energy dollars are being used?
Shannon Crooker, director of the PA Sustainable Energy Fund, talks energy financing in Old City.
Some new, some improved, and one with space lasers.
Renewable Natural Gas, explained.
At The Energy Co-op, we’re more than an energy supplier; we’re a cooperative community.
Keep your energy dollars local by signing up for one of our clean energy plans today.
Join us for events throughout the region this spring!
Meet Scott, our Member Services Associate.
The Energy Co-op’s Alexandra Kroger recently elected president of Phila. chapter of Women in Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy.
New technologies are increasing the efficiency and decreasing the cost of wind power.
But not at the expense of renewable energy resources.
Meet Bryan, The Energy Co-op’s Accountant and a long-time member.
We are our members.
Meet Ron, The Energy Co-op’s new Executive Director.
The Energy Co-op has been helping our members save money on heating oil for over 40 years.
Reversal of downward trend comes as climate change impacts become harder to ignore.
Meet Bethany, The Energy Co-op’s Heating Oil Program Manager.
Helpful tips to control your household energy costs.
Co-ops are member-owned, democratic organizations accountable only to those they serve.
Winter electricity prices: At the mercy of weather and shifting fuel supplies.
Meet Divya, The Energy Co-op’s Operations Manager.
New Levelized Cost of Energy report demonstrates that renewables are cheaper than fossil fuels even without subsidy.
Petroleum alternatives can help reduce your environmental footprint.
Join the Co-op, support the Center!
Meet Alexandra, The Energy Co-op’s Energy Program Manager.
Philadelphia Energy Authority-led partnership to create nation’s first three year clean energy training program.
The South Philly Food Co-op: Coming soon in 2019!
Offshore wind development in Lake Erie could provide clean power to western PA.
Mini-TED talks in Old City highlight clean energy developments in PA.
New report from Penn’s Kleinman Center calls refinery’s future into question.
Solar jobs help young people stay in Philly.
The Energy Co-op’s place for energy and sustainability news.
Scott Pruitt says yes but others aren’t so sure.
Welcome the new faces of The Co-op.
New developments in offshore wind show huge potential.
Things to consider when it comes to oil prices.
Don’t show your PECO bill to door-to-door salespeople.
U.S. Department of Energy asked to intervene to keep coal plants open.
A level playing field for energy storage.
Possible foreign cyber attacks threaten U.S. energy infrastructure.