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...
The Power of Radio

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

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

$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. This was the...