Category: Clean Energy


Earth Day in Ottawa South – Inspiring Action

Ecology Ottawa and Tree Ottawa each had a table with information and able volunteers. We signed up a few people on the renewable city petition with the help of Judy, Alok and Eva. Tree Ottawa also had great conversations with…

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The oil industry isn’t waiting. Neither are we.

Two weeks ago, just as we were winding down from the 100% Possible climate march, Mike Fletcher, one of Ecology Ottawa’s most active volunteers in the fight to stop Energy East, informed me about an information session on safety and…

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A Participant’s-Eye-View of the Vancouver’s Green Revolution comes to Ottawa Event

The evening, held at Ottawa City Hall, started off with snacks, drinks and several tables with information about different events and organizations within the Ottawa Region.  The packed room felt more like a convivial wine and cheese than an environmental…

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Saturday, October 3, 2015 – Green Energy Doors Open

Green Energy Doors Open, is a province-wide showcase of individual, community, and commercial sustainable energy projects. It is organized and spearheaded by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association. The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is…

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Carbon613 Events

EnviroCentre has initiated Carbon613 and is promoting two upcoming events: GHGs 101, October 1st, 2015 What does it mean to calculate your carbon footprint? What are you doing when you establish your GHG emissions baseline and reduction target? This Lab…

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Solar Energy Milestone for Ottawa

Announcement: Ottawa now has solar panels generating power from the Sun on 1,000 rooftops in every corner on the City. This event will profile the 1,000th Project, and highlight opportunities for more clean, renewable and beneficial renewable energy opportunities in…

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[DETAILS] You’re Invited on Sept 16 when Vancouver’s Green Revolution Comes to Ottawa

Please join us to hear Andrea Reimer, Deputy Mayor of Vancouver; Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; and David Chernushenko, Ottawa’s Chair of Environment Committee as they discuss the move to green cities and the challenge of achieving 100% renewable…

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OREC Securities Offering

  Local investment in renewable energy infrastructure is what the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op is all about. OREC is now raising $1.7 million by October 31. That’ll be enough to complete funding for our six newest solar energy projects across Ottawa, bringing…

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Co-Hosts for Sept 16 #greenott2015 Event

The following organizations are acting as co-hosts to our event Vancouver’s Green Revolution Comes to Ottawa!  at which Andrea Reimer, Deputy Mayor of Vancouver; Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; and David Chernushenko, the City of Ottawa’s Chair of Environment Committee…

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Climate change and the case for fossil fuel divestment

By Lenore Fahrig Can fossil fuel divestment affect the forces that are driving climate change? What is behind the divestment movement? How does fossil fuel divestment compare to and connect with other actions aimed at stopping climate change? Should the…

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