Energy prices from October, and what they mean for you
The Government has announced a 2-year Energy Price Guarantee that caps variable energy prices at £2,500 for a typical home. For many homes, this will provide some level of comfort for the looming energy crisis. Read more
Your Co-op Energy in the Top 5 for energy supplier customer service in the UK two years running!
Co-op Energy: Finalists in British Renewable Energy Awards
7 Ways To Save Energy Over The Holidays
The holiday season is finally here and we’re prepped for celebrations! With the amount of decorations and lights we use around this time of year it’s likely our energy consumption increases too. Read more
Switch into energy saving mode
What to do if you’re struggling to pay your energy bills
If you’re struggling to pay your gas and electricity bills, firstly contact your supplier and explain the situation. Your energy supplier has to help you, so don’t worry there will be a solution that works for both of you. Find out the various ways you can get help. Read more
Solar Power Explained
The amount of sunlight that hits the earth’s surface in an hour and a half is enough to power the world’s energy needs for a full year. Apparently, a total of 173,000 terawatts of solar energy strikes the Earth at any given moment. Read more
We've launched our Electric Vehicle (EV) leasing scheme
Your Co-op Energy, part of The Midcounties Co-operative, has launched a new electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme in partnership with Octopus Electric Vehicles to help businesses drive the change towards reducing their carbon footprint and making electric vehicles more accessible and affordable for employees. Read more
What happens when an energy supplier goes bust?
We’re currently seeing unprecedented times in the energy market with the recent increase in wholesale gas prices impacting many countries and leaving some smaller suppliers with little option than to close down. Read more
What’s happening in the energy sector?
With energy prices rising beyond anything we’ve seen in the past decade and some smaller energy providers exiting the energy market, we understand it’s a worrying time for all our customers. Read more
The straightforward guide to green energy
More and more energy suppliers are offering renewable energy tariffs and deals but with terms like carbon offsetting, greenwashing and REGO’s it’s a complicated marketplace. Here we explain those terms and what they mean for you as a consumer. Read more
How does renewable energy reduce climate change?
Renewable energy, also known as clean energy, comes from processes that are constantly replenished or from natural sources. Examples of renewable energy are sunlight or wind, but even their availability depends on the time and weather. Read more
Your Co-op & Octopus Energy Joint Venture
How to Spot Corporate Greenwashing
The Co-op Energy and Octopus Story
Top 5 for energy supplier customer service in the UK
Types of Renewable Energy & The Benefits
What is Community Power? Why is it important?
Community power is a relatively new concept. It’s becoming increasingly important to raise awareness of it as our society moves towards a greener way of doing and thinking in our everyday lives. So if you haven’t heard of community power before or you want some more information on it – you’re in the right place. Read more
Green Energy. What does it mean and how can it help you?
Green Energy tariffs have become increasingly popular in recent years, as concerns around climate change and diminishing fossil fuels reserves became increasingly popular. But what exactly is green energy? Read more
Midcounties Co-operative is Top for Sustainability and Communities
The Midcounties Co-operative has been named Business of the Year in the edie 2021 Sustainability Leaders Awards. We were also recognised for our support for community energy through Co-op Energy and the Co-op Community Power Tariff. Read more
Energy Price Cap Guide
The UK energy market is experiencing one of the biggest crises it’s seen for decades and unfortunately it will impact almost everybody. The number one question remains the same; how did we get here? Read more