Independents Delivering Energy Aligned Locally


Our Purpose:

IDEAL Energy is a Member-Owned purchasing cooperative of local energy distributors that exists to provide reliable and secure local heating and transportation fuel delivery & service through a qualitative, independent network.

Our Mission:

To sustain, promote, and expand independent retail energy businesses by…

  • Aggregating Members’ purchasing for fuel, equipment, and essential business services with our Supplier and Vendor Partners.

  • Elevating Members’ operational excellence through Member-driven best practices, education, and training.

  • Building a national consumer energy brand, identity and voice: Fuel-Local that can be used to support a Member’s local brand.

IDEAL News & Information


IDEAL hosts Supplier Roundtable 


Purchasing cooperative forms for energy retailers.


First Purchasing Cooperative for Energy Retailers Launched in USA.


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