April 17, 2024

Democratic Budget 2024-25: Overview and timeline

Cooperative Power was founded in 2018 to put real power back in peoples’ hands.  We built our cooperative to give people power over their energy bills, rebuild […]
April 17, 2024

Democratic Budget

Our first workshop for the democratic budget is open to all customer members.  It will provide an opportunity to share input on the 2024-25 democratic budget […]
April 17, 2024

Cruel Summers, Bitter Winters

By Sabrina Clarke I’m the project officer at Better Renting, a national tenancy advocacy organisation, working together with renters for stable, affordable and healthy homes. Since […]
April 5, 2024

Pay It Forward

CoPower is excited to announce our new Pay It Forward scheme.  This provides the opportunity for customer members who have surplus electricity credits to donate them.  […]
April 5, 2024

Deb’s energy efficiency story

Here’s our member Deb’s story on making her apartment more comfortable and getting off gas. I feel incredibly lucky to have purchased an apartment two years […]
April 5, 2024

Union members save on electricity bills

We are excited to announce that the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) Victoria has joined CoPower as one of our co-owners.  The CPSU is made […]
March 22, 2024

Lena’s story on downsizing and reducing energy use

Here’s our member Lena’s story about downsizing and all the ways she reduces energy use: I moved here to downsize from a 2-bedroom house to medium […]
March 22, 2024

Community action for the Melbourne Pollinator Corridor

In the 2022-23 CoPower democratic budget customer members voted to allocate $20,000 to the Melbourne Pollinator Corridor, an 8km community-led and -maintained wildlife corridor designed with […]
March 14, 2024

Heat-safe Frankston community event

By Alison Cooke, CoPower customer member and Frankston Local On Tuesday 27th February 2024 I organized the Heat-safe Frankston community event in partnership with Sweltering Cities […]
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