The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op Blog

Call for Nominations: OREC Board of Directors

The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative is now accepting nominations for new members of its Board of Directors. Individuals must be members of the Co-operative in order to serve on the board. The roles of board members are as follows: Regular attendance (in-person or...

Lunch & Learn: Exploring Energy Democracy

As distributed energy becomes increasingly widespread, it offers the opportunity to both drive and react to various changes in democratic systems, the policies within them, and broader society as a whole. Dr. Marie Clare Brisbois and her team, based out of Utrecht...

OREC Secures new Project in Hawkesbury

The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op recently finalized agreements to officially secure another 500-kW ground-mount project just East of the Town of Hawkesbury. The project is co-owned by the Taykwa Tagamou Nation and the Hoy family, on whose land the project...

Co-operative Adding two Projects to Grid

Far more people will be seeing community-owned solar in and around the Ottawa area. The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative is looking forward to the imminent connection of two new projects, located at highly public sites just outside of Ottawa. The first is located...