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February, 2015
ECA Newsletter, February 2015

October, 2012
ECA Newsletter, Vol.3 Issue 1

October 2, 2012
Response to Buffalo News Article

A Buffalo News article in Sunday’s 9/30/2012 Business section questioned the effectiveness of New York State’s deregulated utility industry. Customers utilizing an energy services company, ( ESCO ), were noted to have paid more for energy commodity compared to rates from National Grid. The article also cited the marketing ploy of some ESCO’s to offer a low 2-month introductory price and then raise pricing beyond the local utility rate.

The Energy Cooperative of America has successfully operated since 1997, when natural gas deregulation was initiated in New York State. Our market-based pricing system provides ECA members annual savings compared to local utility company rates. There are no long-term contracts and we never offer lower initial rates to lure potential members.

Annually, our members are provided a savings analysis which compares ECA rates to the regulated utility charges. We provide the monthly billing details to allow a direct comparison. We are proud of the consistent historical savings we have achieved for our residential and commercial customers. ECA will continue to provide our members favorable energy prices and excellent customer service.


June, 2012
ECA Accepts Proclamation from the City of Buffalo & Erie County (see photos)

The Common Council of the City of Buffalo unanimously adopted a proclamation in honor of the United Nation's International Year of Cooperatives, presenting official copies to representatives of seven area co-ops.

December, 2011
ECA Newsletter, Vol.2 Issue 1

CONTENTS: The Energy Cooperative of America held its annual board meeting on November 18, 2011. Board members Michael Boyd, John Marsh, John Ottaviano and Louis J. Terragnoli were re-elected to a (3) three year term.

November, 2010
ECA Newsletter, Vol.1 Issue 1

CONTENTS: New Name, New Logo, Expansion into Pennsylvania, 2009 Electric Re-bates, Renewable Program, Acquisition of small ESCO, NYSERDA Funding Opportunities.

August, 2010
New Residential Gas Territories

The Energy Cooperative is pleased to announce that effective September 1, 2010 along with our National Fuel territory we are offering residential gas to customers located in the RG&E & NYSEG territories.

July 29, 2010
Cost Rebate to all 2009 ECA Electric Customers
The Energy Cooperative of America is proud to communicate to our members that the Board of Directors has approved a Cost Rebate to all members who had electric load served by ECA during calendar year 2009.

February 26, 2010
Energy Coop Purchases New York Industrial Energy Buyers, LLC.
Effective January 2010, The Energy Cooperative of America, Inc. purchased 100% of New York Industrial Energy Buyers, LLC. The New York Industrial Energy Buyers, LLC is an energy service company providing electric supply to large industrial end-users in New York State.  We are approved by NYS Public Service Commission and serving National Grid, NYSEG & RG&E territory.  The company was formed in October 2004.  2009 Gross Sales were 2.3M.

February 25, 2010
New Name, Same Commitment to Low Energy Costs
We’re growing.  As a result, we have taken on a new name that more accurately describes our services. Effective March 1, 2010, the Energy Cooperative of New York became the Energy Cooperative of America.

December 9, 2009
Energy Coop Now Providing Electricity to Pennsylvania PPL Customers
The Energy Cooperative of America has received approval from the Pennsylvania Utility Commission (PUC) to provide electricity to customers located in the PPL Electric Utility Territory.



August 28, 2003
Manufacturers Seek Cost Savings Through Energy Cooperative.
by Todd Tranum - Manufacturer’s Association of the Jamestown Area

February 12, 2003
Energy Co-op Offers Customers Option
by David Robinson - The Buffalo News

September 26, 2000
Waste Management, Inc.
Announces Power Purchase Agreement with Energy Cooperative of New York Inc. for Green Energy.

January 3, 1998
150 Commercial Gas Users Form Buying Cooperative
by Brian Meyer - The Buffalo News


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