The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op Blog

The Power of Radio

OREC partners with Farm Radio International to promote solar in Tanzania Ownership of a solar home system can improve the quality of life and agricultural productivity of small-scale farmers in Africa. The falling price of these systems and the ability to pay for them...

Ontario Election: What it means for OREC

The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative congratulates the Progressive Conservatives for their strong victory in the recent Ontario election.  There will certainly be changes in provincial climate, energy and electricity policies.  How they will affect the...

$859,500 Invested in Seven Weeks

Over the course of just seven weeks in early 2018, 94 members of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative invested nearly $860,000 in local solar power projects. This was the first half of the Co-operative’s sixth series of local solar investments.