Upcoming Events

April 3 – SMARTinsights: Power to the People FREE Screening

Power to the People screening and discussion

The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative (OREC) and SMARTNet Alliance are partnering to bring you the Canadian premiere of the Dutch documentary Power to the People.  This event will also include a discussion on the current state of electricity generation in Ontario and future of community-owned power. There is a big revolution going on in ‘the small’.  From energy to insurance, …

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April 4 – Film: To the Ends of the Earth

Photo from the film To the Ends of the Earth

SolarShare is presenting this incredible documentary which examines the rise of extreme energy extraction in Canada and its impact on the environment, economy and local communities. The fossil fuel industry’s intensive hunt for unconventional non-renewables, including Arctic drilling and shale gas fracking, also gives rise to a formidable array of scientists, authors and activists who envision a post-growth economic future …

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April 10 – Information Session in Alfred

Map of Prescott Russell

Have you heard about Prescott Russell’s first community-owned solar power project? Join us for an informative talk on the benefits of community ownership of renewable energy projects.  Topics to be covered include: The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op; New project in Alfred, Ontario; Investment opportunities; Trends in community power. When: Monday, April 10, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Where: Alfred Recreation …

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April 11 – Information Session at the Innovation Centre

OREC’s 650+ members are building a community-owned renewable energy future in Eastern Ontario; profitably, sustainably, and responsibly. Join OREC at the Innovation Centre for an informative talk on: The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op; Investment opportunities in local solar power; Trends in community power. When: Tuesday, April 11, 12:00 PM to 1 PM – Bring your lunch! Where: Innovation Centre at …

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Past Events

Oct. 15 – An Evening of Learning in Memory of Mark Goldblatt

The Ottawa Co-op Network presents Co-operative Enterprises: A model that works for everything Have you heard of a co-op? Or maybe were aware but never quite sure what they are? This Evening of Learning will let you know that they are an awesome, equitable, and profitable option for any business type! Come to the Ottawa Co-op Network’s panel discussion and …

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Oct. 14 – OREC Info Session

Want to learn more about OREC’s current securities offering and how you can help finance community-owned solar projects in your area? Join us for a free info session at our head office in the heart of Hintonburg in Ottawa! When: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Where: West End Well 969 Wellington Street West, second floor Ottawa, ON …

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Oct. 3 – Green Energy Doors Open

Green Energy Doors Open, is a province-wide showcase of individual, community, and commercial sustainable energy projects. It is organized and spearheaded by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association. The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is already on the path to building a 100% clean, sustainable energy system. The event is free to participate in as a …

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Sept. 16: Vancouver’s Green Revolution Comes to Ottawa!

Highly Anticipated Speakers at the Jean Pigott Place at the Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West). Join us Sept. 16 when Andrea Reimer, Deputy Mayor of Vancouver and one of the most progressive environmental voices in Canadian municipal politics, speaks about Vancouver’s strategy on becoming the greenest city in the world by 2020 and a 100 per cent renewable city …

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Sept. 11: Ottawa’s 1,000th Solar Rooftop

Ottawa now has solar panels generating power from the Sun on 1,000 rooftops in every corner of the City. This event will profile the 1,000th project, and highlight opportunities for more clean, renewable, and beneficial renewable energy opportunities in the months and years ahead for Ottawa residents, community organizations, and businesses. Background: In 2009, the Ottawa 1000 Solar Rooftops Network was formed with …

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