Ag Energy Co-operative Turns 30 Years Old!

30 May 2018

Guelph, ON, May 30, 2018–On May 30th Ag Energy turns 30 years old! Ag Energy Co-operative was founded in 1988 by vegetable and flower greenhouse growers looking for a better way to purchase natural gas. The growers saw an opportunity to unite and formed the co-operative that grew into the modern day Ag Energy.

Ag Energy has changed significantly since the beginning: the co-operative now sells electricity, has more pricing options, and has opened our membership to all businesses in the agri-food, agri-tech value chain including food processors, dairy farms, wineries, cannabis growers, and ethanol production facilities. While the co-operative continues to grow to meet the members’ needs, it remains firmly rooted in its core values of contribution, caring, and co-operation. Thank you to everyone who made this success possible.

About Ag Energy Co-operative Ltd.

Ag Energy Co-operative Ltd. is a member-owned energy co-operative situated in Guelph, Ontario. The co-op’s purpose is to leverage the combined members’ needs to purchase natural gas and electricity and to provide meaningful energy solutions that enable its members and consumers to enhance their bottom line by de-risking and optimizing one of their largest input costs.

The co-op’s reach (i.e. the reach of it and its member-owners) is approximately 6000 employees, annual revenues exceed $2 billion and 90% of that revenue remains in Canada. The co-op is focused on contribution, caring and collaboration between its members, consumers, stakeholders, in Ontario and Canada. It is a 30 year old success story that proves working together for common good while meeting specific goals of the group is a lasting value proposition.

For any inquiries to this press release, please contact Laura Toombs, Communications Specialist at or 519-780-3277.

Contact Information:
Ag Energy Co-operative Ltd.
Laura Toombs

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