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2nd Round Budget Vote Report

This vote was to determine the relative allocation of $100,000 between the eight identified spending priority areas as resolved through the 2nd customer member budget workshop. […]

2nd Budget Workshop Report

On the night of Tuesday 26th April 2022, 13 CoPower customer members gathered via video conference to review the first vote and plan the next steps […]

Updating our retail partnership with Energy Locals

CoPower and Energy Locals have reached agreement on our key commercial terms on the back of the surge in new people switching across to us in […]

1st Budget Workshop Report

On the night of Tuesday 12th April 2022, 25 CoPower customer members gathered via video conference to workshop this year’s participatory budgeting process. Here’s the meeting […]

Refer a comrade

If you refer a comrade, friend, family member or co-worker to CoPower both of you will get $50 off your next electricity bill. Energy Locals are […]

Powering Democracy: setting our 2022 budget

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, […]

Green Electricity Guide Breakdown for Customer Members

In accordance with our values of openness, education and empowerment here’s a full breakdown of how we rank and why on Greenpeace’s Green Electricity Guide. We […]

SpendTracker: tracking our democratic budget

This post will track how CoPower is actually spending its electricity revenue as per the democratic budget to cover spending of income earned from 1 April […]

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 […]

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