Discounts on Energy Bills

Electricity and Natural Gas Utility Rates have increased on average over the past 24 months by 55%. Members of the Chamber Energy Purchasing Cooperative program have signed long-term fixed price contracts resulting in 11% to 16% annual savings. Review your current invoice and if you are on the current utility rate or are paying more in your current contract than the posted utility rate, contact CQI Associates for an no obligation rate assessment. 


The Chamber Energy Purchasing Cooperative increased purchasing power allows members to receive lower rates than they could typically attain on their own. The program provides competitive electric and natural gas rates for your business and your home.


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


Benefits of the Gaithersburg Germantown 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.
  • Budget Stability (no more ‘roller coaster costs’).
  • 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 GGCC – CQI Commercial Energy Purchasing Cooperative by visiting or calling 410-500-9555 for more information.

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Residential Energy CO-OP

In addition to commercial energy procurement, CQI Associates is also a leader in the Chamber Residential Energy Purchasing Cooperative. 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 Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce.



  1. Complete and sign the Letter of Authorization.
  2. Provide one complete copy of your most recent Utility bill(s) for all electricity and or natural gas accounts you are enrolling.
  3. Scan and email copies of the above documents to Joe Tabeling at or fax to 410-500-9555

Questions? Contact Joe Tabeling at