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Annual Green Energy Retreat: Buildings for a Changing Climate

Friday, May 5: 8:45 am – 5 pm Join us for the 8th Annual Wintergreen Energy Co-op Green Energy retreat. This year’s retreat is co-hosted with Wintergreen Studios and Sustainable Eastern Ontario. Read all about it, and register  here. With the advent of the Ontario Climate Change Action plan there is a unique window of Read More

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Exciting local project first in Canada to use Morgan tracking system!

In the cold depths of winter a small group of hardy Wintergreen Co-op members were able to get a sneak preview visit of the Co-op’s first solar project on Abbey Dawn Road in eastern Kingston. The construction company, Evergreen Power Ltd.  gave a tour of the construction site to Wintergreen Co-op President, David Hahn, and Read More

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A Long-term Energy Plan for Ontario

The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) has just submitted a long-term energy plan for Ontario to the Environmental Registry for the province. View and/or download the submission online, or download the pdf here. The Wintergreen Renewable Energy Co-op is pleased to have contributed to this long-term energy plan, and we endorse the work of the Read More

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Join us! 100% Ontario Renewable

Wintergreen Co-op has just endorsed the “Switch Ontario to 100% Renewable Energy Campaign.” Check out their website here. Do you belong to an organization that would like to endorse this campaign ? The Liberal government is re-organizing its energy plans right now. Tell them you support 100% clean, green energy…. not expensive, dirty, and  dangerous Read More

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Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Wintergreen Renewable Energy Co-operative will take place at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library on Johnson St., on Thursday, September 29th. The meeting begins officially at 7:00 pm, but feel free to arrive at 6:30 to meet with other members. We urge all members to attend! The meeting will take Read More

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Leaps and Steps: Towards 100% Renewable Energy

You are invited to the 6th Annual Community Energy Retreat! Friday, May 27, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm On May 27th the Wintergreen Renewable Energy Co-operative will be holding the  Annual Community Energy Retreat at Wintergreen Studios, along with long-term partners, Sustainable Eastern Ontario and the Community Energy Network of Eastern Ontario. Event Summary: This Read More

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Setting the Climate Change Action Bar

A coalition of, what was just last week, 55 Canadian environmental and social justice groups, has now grown to 75 – with Wintergreen Co-op as one of the signatories. The coalition  is demanding that federal, provincial and territorial leaders embrace the policy changes needed for Canada to meet its Paris climate change commitments. In a Read More

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And now the real work begins…

Excited as we are about the Paris Agreement – imagine – 195 countries coming to an accord! – the work is only beginning. As noted by Eric Flanagan in a recent blog: For the first time, all signatory nations have committed to a legally-binding agreement that recognizes the urgent threat of climate change. The agreement Read More