Two Cancelled OREC Contracts to be Revived

Two Cancelled OREC Contracts to be Revived

Back in July, while the members and supporters of Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op were hoping for the best under the newly elected Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, they were also preparing for the worst. When the Independent Electricity Systems Operator (IESO)...
Ottawa-Gatineau Tornado of 2018

Ottawa-Gatineau Tornado of 2018

On September 21, 2018, two tornadoes ripped through the Ottawa-Gatineau region, causing mass damage to the Dunrobin and Greenbank neighbourhoods in Ottawa, as well as the Mont-Bleu area in Gatineau. At the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op, we wish well to all those...
Call for Nominations: OREC Board of Directors

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...
OREC Secures new Project in Hawkesbury

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 is being...
Co-operative Adding two Projects to Grid

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...