Written by Denise Deby.
The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op brings people together to invest in solar and other renewable energy projects in the city.
OREC is hosting a couple of events this month, so if you’re interested in learning more about alternative and community-owned energy, check them out.
On Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, OREC hosts a brunch on green impact investing and insights from Germany’s co-op energy transition. Guest speaker is Dr. Andreas Wieg, Head of the German Office for Energy Co-ops. It’s at the West End Well, 969 Wellington St. West at 10 a.m. (drop in between 9-11 a.m.)
On Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, there’s an information session and discussion with Dr. Wieg about community ownership of energy systems and Germany’s experience. It’s at 1125@Carleton Innovation Centre, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Further information on both events is at http://ottawarenewableenergycoop.com/category/all-orec-posts/events/.
If you’re interested in what OREC membership is all about, or in supporting solar projects in Ottawa, check out OREC’s website.