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Ocean Pines Chamber Partners have the opportunity to lower their energy costs through CQI Associates. Learn how...


Join the Chamber Energy Purchasing Cooperative

Are you worried about rising energy rates? The Chamber energy co-op can provide competitive rates for gas and electricity and help ease your concerns.

Repeated rounds of COVID, rising inflation, and cold temperatures are pushing energy costs sky-high. The co-op can combat those forces and offers better rates than you can get on your own as well as all-important budget stability.

The Chamber of Commerce has partnered with nationally recognized energy management experts and consultants, CQI Associates, to run the cooperative. CQI’s 25-plus years of expertise has provided Chamber members proven savings, un-matched customer service and clear energy advice in a difficult and confusing energy industry. CQI can also help you navigate the quickly evolving renewable and green energy surge.

Since 2004 cooperative participants have realized electricity and natural gas rates below both market rates and the weighted annual utility standard offer service rates.

TAKE CONTROL AND REGISTER NOW in the current campaign which runs from February 1, 2022, to February 25, 2022.

To learn more about the co-op simply click on the short video below.


CQI, Experience, Expertise, Superb Customer Service.

If you have any questions or require additional details, please contact Joe Tabeling with CQI Associates at or 443-472-3870.


The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce - CQI Energy Cooperative will help members realize long-term budget stability.

Benefits of the Ocean Pines Chamber Commercial Energy Cooperative:

 Increased Purchasing Power in procuring electric and natural gas at competitive rates to businesses

  • Eliminates the need to ‘go through it alone’
  • Historically, the average co-op member Saves about the equivalent of their July electrical bill and/or their February natural gas bill. When compared to utility S.O.S. rates
  • Budget Stability (no more ‘roller coaster costs’) by offering Fixed Rate energy supply costs
  • Assistance in being Proactive in fulfilling energy buying needs
  • We offer the opportunity for businesses to share in the valuable energy Expertise that the cooperative provides


This program offers FREE informational seminars and webinars about energy deregulation and valuable insight into energy procurement options. CQI manages the member education and bid phases of the program, oversees the transition of the members’ energy accounts, and offers continuing technical expertise to members throughout the term of the energy contracts.

Learn how your business can benefit from joining the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce - CQI Commercial Energy Purchasing Cooperative by visiting or calling 443-472-3870 for more information.

Residential Energy CO-OP

In addition to commercial energy procurement, CQI Associates is also a leader in Chamber Residential Energy Purchasing Cooperatives. CQI offers competitive fixed supply rates to the chamber residential energy cooperative members. To learn more or to sign up, go to When signing up, please designate the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce.


If you have any questions or require additional details, please contact Joe Tabeling with CQI Associates at or


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