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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

Co-op Community Energy, a joint venture between Octopus Energy and Your Co-op Energy, today unveiled a new identity as it embarks on its next stage of growth. Read more

How to Spot Corporate Greenwashing

Not familiar with the act of corporate greenwashing? Read up on what it is, how to spot it and how to avoid support brands that exploit it. Read more

How To Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Looking for ways to reduce your carbon emissions at home? See our easy tips to help you save energy and money. Read more

The Co-op Energy and Octopus Story

The Co-op Energy and Octopus partnership. A story about a socially conscious business, powered by an award-winning customer service.  Read more

Top 5 for energy supplier customer service in the UK

Citizen’s Advice survey puts Co-op Energy in the Top 5 for energy supplier customer service in the UK. Read more

Types of Renewable Energy & The Benefits

The dependence of the human race on non-renewable fossil fuels for almost all its day to day activities, has made it imperative to look for alternative energy sources. Read more

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