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Share your Data with Ontario’s Green Button

View and share your electricity data through Ontario’s Green Button initiative. Access to smart meter data—and the ability to share that data with innovative applications, products, services, and solutions—can help Ottawa households and businesses conserve energy and better manage their electricity bills. Click here for information on participating utilities and solution providers. The Green Button […]

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Homegrown Solar: Last Chance for MicroFIT

Bring the power of solar energy into your home. 2017 is the last year to apply for the MicroFIT program. After 8 years of encouraging the development of renewable energy technology the Government of Ontario is discontinuing MicroFIT. Make sure you send in your application before December 28th 2017 for your own micro-scale renewable energy […]

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Data Labs: Help Spread the Word on Climate Initiatives

Are you passionate about climate change? Help us spread the word on climate action initiatives and incentive programs created to encourage people to change their energy habits and save on energy consumption. Ecology Ottawa has a large constituency of people who care about environmental issues, and we want to connect them with activities that directly […]

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Free Smart Thermostat & Installation for Eligible Ontario Homeowners

The Government of Ontario has launched the Green Ontario Fund to help people save money and fight climate change. The Green Ontario Fund is a new not-for-profit organization that is funded through Ontario’s cap and trade program, with $377 million invested from the carbon market. The goal of the new organization is to create incentive […]

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Sign our Commuter Cycling Pledge

Sign the Commuter Cycling Pledge. Cycling to work offers many advantages to cars and public transit – a morning workout, a pass on traffic, and zero carbon emissions. The last point is especially important given that 40% of Ottawa’s carbon emissions are from transportation. And yet, only 2.2% of commuters bike to work. Whether you are an avid […]

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Take Action on Climate Change in Ottawa

Update #1 10/31/17: Last Chance for MicroFIT! Have you ever wanted to generate solar energy from your own home? Sign up for the MicroFIT program before applications close on December 28, 2017. Climate change is scary, but taking action doesn’t have to be. It is often difficult to settle on real, tangible changes you can make […]

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