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Ottawa Renewable Energy Cooperative Inc. (OREC)

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Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op

How is it helping advance the low carbon transition?

The Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative empowers residents of Eastern Ontario to take ownership of their energy systems by offering investment opportunities in local renewable energy projects. The Co-operative currently has 745 members and 18 operational projects across Eastern Ontario.

How can others get involved? What type of support are you looking for?

Any resident of Eastern Ontario can become a member of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative. As a member, you have a vote in the Co-operative's decision making processes, and have the opportunity to invest in solar projects in your own community. Investment opportunities are also available to non-members, for individuals seeking impact investment opportunities that drive positive social, environmental, and economic change in Ontario.