Upcoming Events

April 22 – Old Home Earth Day Event

Old Home Earth Day Event

In celebration of Earth Day, the Glebe Community Association is hosting the Old Home Earth Day Event to provide residents of older homes with an opportunity to learn and share ways they can conserve energy, reduce carbon emissions and live more sustainability. Panel on Energy Transition Incentives From 10:00 to 11:30, attend a discussion moderated by Paul Dewar and including …

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April 23 – North Grenville Sustainability Fair

Sustainable North Grenville volunteers at the 2016 North Grenville Sustainability Fair

Sustainable North Grenville is hosting a series of presentations and workshops at this year’s 10th annual NG Sustainability Fair and Market. There will be a wide range of exciting topics for living well and sustainably. Talk on Community Power in Ontario Join Dick Bakker at 12:30 p.m. to learn about the future of community power in Ontario. He will present …

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April 24 – Diversify your Portfolio with Local Solar Power

Solar panels on the Maurice-Lapointe schoold in Kanata

OREC’s 650+ members are building a community-owned renewable energy future in Eastern Ontario; profitably, sustainably, and responsibly. Join OREC at the Sustainable Capacity Centre for an informative talk on: The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op; Investment opportunities in local solar power; Trends in community power. When: Monday, April 24, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Where: OREC’s office at 969 Wellington St. …

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Past Events

Information Session in Renfrew County

The McDougall Mill Museum on the Bonnechere River

Learn how you can support and benefit from community-owned renewable energy projects. Join us for an informative talk on the benefits of community ownership of renewable energy projects and how your membership is key in the development of new projects in the county.   Enjoy Whitewater beer and apps on us while we discuss: The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-ops; New projects …

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Guided Tour of the Dunrobin Storage Facility

Photo of the Dunrobin Storage Facility

Join us for a tour of a large-scale rural solar power project in Dunrobin. This build-to-suit project was developed and co-financed by Windmill Developments. It’s a one of kind building that uses solar PV panels to act as the roof while producing close to 300,000 kWh a year! Financed by individual members of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op, this $2,000,000 …

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Community Power Info Sessions in Renfrew County

The McDougall Mill Museum on the Bonnechere River

Join us for an informative night on the benefits of community-owned renewable energy projects. We will discuss: Trends in community power in Ontario; Benefits of community financing; Trends in impact investing; OREC’s role in buildling new projects. The legion wheelchair accessible and refreshments will be provided.   Invite your family, friends, and neighbours if you support community-owned renewable energy. New …

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Community Classroom

Real world case studies of stakeholders coming together to reduce carbon emissions Learning from Hannover, Germany and Ottawa community experience Date: Wed, May 18, 2016 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Place: Octopus Books Centretown, @25One Community, 251 Bank St. 2nd floor Cost: $5 or pay what you can Climate Change is one of the biggest world challenges facing us today.  A rise …

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Winter Documentary Film Series

THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING Free April 20, 2016 At 7:30 PM at Carleton University in the Discovery Centre (4th floor, MacOdrum Library) “Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there. Throughout the film, Klein builds to her most controversial and exciting idea: that we can seize …

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