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...
Series 6 Launch Event a Shining Success

Series 6 Launch Event a Shining Success

In the warm glow of the Red Lion Public House, 65 people came together to celebrate the launch of another local solar investment opportunity through the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative. The staff of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative shared the details of...
OREC GM Named Solar Woman of Distinction

OREC GM Named Solar Woman of Distinction

On December 5th, 2017 Janice Ashworth was named the 2017 Solar Woman of Distinction by Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE). This award is given annually to a woman who has contributed significantly to the expansion of the solar power sector in Canada, and was presented...