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Invest in the Renewable Energy Transition

Investing with the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative allows you to become a co-owner of all of the Co-op’s 23 projects across Ontario. When you invest in OREC, you are investing in more than just a single project. You are investing in OREC’s project portfolio. This ensures that your investment returns are coming from a growing number of geographically distributed renewable energy projects.

Your investments enable positive environmental, social and economic change in your own community and across the province of Ontario.

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Investment Options

The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op is not currently offering any investment opportunities as we have met our current capital requirements. Please fill out the form below to add your name to a waiting list, and be the first to know when new investment opportunities become available.

Owned & Co-Owned Renewable Energy Projects

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    How to Invest in OREC

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    Become a Member

    Before investing, you must become a member of OREC. All you have to do is complete a short application form, and purchase a $100 Membership Share.

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    Read the Offering Statement

    All those interested in investing are encouraged to review OREC’s Offering Statement. This document, approved by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) outlines all aspects of the investment opportunity. View the Offering Statement online by following the link to the right (PDF, 1.5 MB).

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    Invest

    Investing in OREC can be done online or by mailing in your investment documents.

     OREC has reached its current investment target. Please fill out this form to put your name on a waiting list for future investment opportunities.

     

    Investing within an RRSP or TFSA

    Invest Through CWCF

    OREC has been working with the Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation (CWCF) for many years. CWCF holds OREC shares purchased by OREC members in self-directed RRSP and TFSA accounts. Learn more about how to invest through CWCF by following the link below.

    What are you investing in?

    When you invest in OREC, you are investing in more than just a single project. You are investing in OREC’s project portfolio. This ensures that your investment returns are coming from a growing number of geographically distributed renewable energy projects.