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April 3: SMARTinsights Discussion and Film Screening

There is a big revolution going on in “the sharing economy”. From energy to insurance, people are taking charge and working together to share the costs of alternative energy methods and collaborating to become energy independent. In this short documentary, witness a revolutionary answer to the world of multinationals. After the industrial and the digital revolution, we are now in the middle of …

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April 3 – Power to the People – FREE Doc Screening

Power to the People screening and discussion

There is a big revolution going on in “the sharing economy”. From energy to insurance, people are taking charge and working together to share the costs of alternative energy methods and collaborating to become energy independent. In this short documentary, witness a revolutionary answer to the world of multinationals. After the industrial and the digital revolution, we are now in the middle of …

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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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March 6 – Screening of ‘Power to Change’

Artwork for Power to Change documentary

The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative (OREC) and the German Embassy of Ottawa are partnering with Ecology Ottawa for the Ottawa premiere of the German documentary “Power to Change – the Energy Rebellion.” The film will be followed by a discussion with by Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes, Vice-President of the European Renewable Energies Federation. The film shows the conflict over Germany’s energy revolution, …

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Information Session in Leeds & Grenville

Downtown Kemptville, Ontario

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 some light refreshments while we discuss about: The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-ops; New projects in Leeds …

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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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Sept. 6th Information Session on Community-Owned Power in Kemptville

OREC members and school board staff pose on Maurice Lapointe school

MEDIA ADVISORY August 19, 2016 Event to Showcase the Benefits of Community-Owned Power in Leeds & Grenville Support Needed for New Renewable Energy Projects KEMPTVILLE -Media and the public are invited to attend an evening discussion on the merits of community-owned renewable energy in Ontario.  David Mazur-Goulet of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative based in Ottawa, Ontario will give the …

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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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