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Participatory Budgeting: our cooperative project

CoPower is in an exciting phase. Thanks to you and every CoPower member, CoPower has run its first Participatory Budget. And what a success story it […]

Participatory Budgeting: 1st Customer Member Forum Report

On Tuesday 3rd August 2021, we held our first ever CoPower customer member forum. The purpose of the forum was for customer members to start to […]

COVID-19 Solidarity Credit Report

Our COVID-19 solidarity credit program started on 1 April 2020 (and no, it was no April Fools Day joke), and finished up on 31 March 2021. […]

Having trouble paying your bill?

Get help here … Guides. Energy Locals is Cooperative Power’s energy retail partner. Energy Locals has a guide for what to do if you are having […]

Simple energy efficiency

For most customers the main cost in your bill is for the electricity you use (see our guide to Understanding your bill). At Cooperative Power we […]

Understanding your electricity bill

We all use electricity when we turn on lights, televisions, computers, charge a phone and other appliances. Many homes have electric hot water systems or heatpumps. […]

The Co-operative Way Podcast

After many months of work behind the scenes, 888 Co-operative Causeway has produced the first edition of The Co-operative Way, a podcast covering Australian and global […]

Earthworker Energy: Premium Australian Hot Water Products

One of our member organisations, Earthworker Energy Manufacturing Cooperative, makes Solar and Heat Pump Hot Water Product in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. Earthworker are building worker-owned manufacturing and […]

Five Reasons why the Climate Emergency is Union Business

The climate emergency is a class issue. A dairy company decides to close a factory because of an historic drought.  Sydney dock workers walk off the […]

Solidarity Credit 2nd Quarter Report

Our COVID-19 solidarity credit program started on 1 April 2020 (and no, it was no April Fools Day joke). Our solidarity credit program is about giving […]

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