Ontario Net Metering Legislation Revoked

Ontario Net Metering Legislation Revoked

In late September, the Ontario Government revoked proposed legislative changes that would have helped grow the renewable energy sector in the province. Two proposed regulations under the Ontario Energy Board Act, would have allowed for third-party ownership of...
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...