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...
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...