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Dunrobin solar facility featured on green energy tour

September 16, 2016 – On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op offered a chance for Ottawa residents to tour one of their largest, community-financed solar power arrays – located right in the heart of Dunrobin. Read the article online at OttawaCommunityNews.com

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SNG event provides residents wealth of renewable energy information

The very first stone on the path to reducing your carbon footprint is behaviour. Sustainable North Grenville, a local community group run by volunteers, hosted a free information night about renewable energy on Oct. 20 at the Branch Restaurant in Kemptville. The first speaker was Kim Scott of Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op. “OREC, which has now expanded to all of …

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Alta Vista Resident Helps Build a Solar Energy Future

by Mitchell Beer It isn’t every day that we can take the expertise from a decades-long career and put it to work solving one of the toughest challenges facing our world. But that’s what longtime Alta Vista resident Dick Bakker is doing as President of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative (OREC), an organization that has raised $3.5 million for local …

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Un 1000e projet solaire sur les toits de la capitale

Les toits de plusieurs édifices de la ville d’Ottawa sont devenus un terreau fertile pour l’énergie renouvelable au fil des ans. Vendredi, la mise sur pied d’un 1000e projet a été célébrée à l’école élémentaire et secondaire publique Maurice-Lapointe, dans le secteur Kanata. «Cinq ans après la création du projet 1000 toits solaires, nous avons atteint notre but et des …

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