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The Energy Cooperative Increases Wind Power in 2012 Electricity Mix

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Energy Cooperative, an electric generation supplier (EGS) since 1998, has announced that it is increasing the amount of Pennsylvania wind power in their 2012 electricity mix. The new renewable energy mix contains 99 percent PA wind power, of which 25 percent wind is sourced from the newly developed Highland Wind farm in Cambria County, PA.

Nonprofit Biodiesel Distributor Delivers 10 Millionth Gallon of Biodiesel Blend

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Energy Cooperative, a member-owned nonprofit, announced today the delivery of their 10 millionth gallon of biodiesel blended fuel. The delivery went to Krapf Bus Companies, a local private bus contractor for school districts. These 10 million gallons of biodiesel blends have resulted in the use of nearly 1.5 million gallons of domestically-produced fuel and significant emission reductions for many regulated pollutants.

The Energy Cooperative Launches Clean Heat Initiative to help Consumers Save Money and Go Green

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Energy Cooperative, a member-owned nonprofit, announced today the official launch of Clean Heat, an initiative to educate and encourage consumers to use Bioheat – a blend of biodiesel and standard heating oil. Since the original creation of the initiative in February 2011, 1,000 additional members signed on to use Bioheat, bringing total member carbon dioxide reductions to over 1 million pounds in 2011. This is the equivalent of the emissions produced by a car driving 41 times around the earth.