Co-op Executive Director Damali Rhett Among Nominees for 2018 Green Philly Blog Awards Celebration

For Immediate Release

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The Energy Co-op Congratulates 2018 SustainPHL Award Winners

August 17, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA – The Energy Cooperative Association of Pennsylvania (The Energy Co-op) today congratulates the winners of the 2018 sustainability awards made Thursday, August 16, 2018, at SustainPHL. SustainPHL is Philadelphia’s premier annual sustainability event that recognizes leaders who work to make a cleaner, greener Philadelphia.

Co-op executive director Damali Rhett was nominated for a “Mentor Award” for broadening the reach of sustainability education and deepening the knowledge within the community.  Philadelphia teacher Diane O’Fee Powers won the award in which environmental engineer Matthew Fritch was also nominated

The awards ceremony was held at WHYY-FM, NPR Philadelphia, located at 150 6th Street. SustainPHL is hosted by the Green Philly Blog, an online publication that helps raise sustainability awareness, and highlights news and current events in sustainability in Philadelphia.

Visit http://sustainphl.com/ for a full list of winners and nominees.

Founded in 1979, the Energy Co-op, based in Philadelphia, PA, envisions a world in which empowered energy consumers create a sustainable future. Through member ownership, the company seeks to support local economies while providing quality services in the ever-growing cooperative movement. The company offers the following products:  clean electricity, renewable natural gas, and standard heating oil.

For more information or to join the co-op go to www.theenergy.coop.