Blog: The Current

Why is electricity expensive in the winter, too?

Winter electricity prices: At the mercy of weather and shifting fuel supplies.

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Co-op Faces: Divya Desai

Meet Divya, the Co-op’s Operations Manager

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Report: Wind power now cheapest option for new capacity

New Levelized Cost of Energy report demonstrates that renewables are cheaper than fossil fuels even without subsidy.

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Sustainable alternatives to petroleum products

Petroleum alternatives can help reduce your environmental footprint.

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The Co-op partners with the Schuylkill Environmental Education Center

Join the Co-op, support the Center!

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Co-op Faces: Alexandra Kroger

Meet Alexandra, the Co-op’s Energy Program Manager.

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PEA awarded DOE grant to expand energy education in PA

Philadelphia Energy Authority-led partnership to create nation’s first three year clean energy training program.

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The nuts and bolts of starting a co-op

The South Philly Food Co-op: Coming soon in 2019!

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Offshore wind in PA?

Offshore wind development in Lake Erie could provide clean power to western PA.

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WRISE celebrates National Clean Energy Week

Mini-TED talks in Old City highlight clean energy developments in PA.

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Life after PES?

New report from Penn’s Kleinman Center calls refinery’s future into question.

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PYN Intern: Go solar, support the community.

Solar jobs help young people stay in Philly.

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Introducing: The Current

The Energy Co-op’s place for energy and sustainability news.

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Is forest-biomass electricity carbon neutral?

Scott Pruitt says yes but others aren’t so sure.

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The Energy Co-op’s team is growing!

Welcome the new faces of The Co-op.

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The next big thing in energy is offshore.

New developments in offshore wind show huge potential.

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Should I fill my tank now or later?

Things to consider when it comes to oil prices.

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Don’t get “slammed.”

Don’t show your PECO bill to door-to-door salespeople.

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The great (proposed) fossil fuel bailout of 2018.

U.S. Department of Energy asked to intervene to keep coal plants open.

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New rules for electricity storage.

A level playing field for energy storage.

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Cybersecurity and the grid.

Possible foreign cyber attacks threaten U.S. energy infrastructure.

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