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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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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

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Come visit us at these upcoming Sustainable Kingston Events!

Wintergreen will have a table at the following Sustainable Kingston events. We are one of Sustainable Kingston’s Community Partners!  Sustainable Kingston, in partnership with the City of Kingston, is excited to announce the first two speakers in the upcoming Sustainable Kingston Speaker Series: Pamela Blais and Tom Rand. This speaker series will feature well-known speakers, Read More

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On October 25th, celebrate Kingston’s progress on climate change

Local clean energy action on climate change! On October 25th, celebrate Kingston’s progress on climate change – one action at a time. A new partnership: Join Wintergreen Renewable Energy Co-op and Bullfrog Power for an evening to celebrate our new partnership. A great opportunity: Hear from graduates of Al Gore’s Climate Change Reality Course Meet Wintergreen members and Read More

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New report examines Ontario energy prices: solar, nuclear etc

Read the full article on Ontario energy prices here. In a report released today, the Pembina Institute and Greenpeace Canada questions Ontario’s commitment to new and refurbished nuclear plants. The groups say that a mix of conservation and renewables would be cheaper than the cost of the Canadian province’s commitment to maintaining nuclear’s current 50% share Read More

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Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan – Have your say in our clean energy future today!

Ontario is asking for your opinion on its Long Term Energy Plan (LTEP)! Twenty of Ontario’s major environmental organizations are working together to advocate for Ontario’s environment. Visit their site to find out how you can have your say in our clean energy future. Here’s a sample of what they’ve got to say: “The government needs to Read More

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Building community power – Nova Scotia town inspires!

A small community in Nova Scotia is doing their part to build community power. The Spiddle Hill wind project is owned by more than 250 local residents, all of whom had a say in the direction of the project.  For more information, see the full article here Here’s a quote from these members/investors: “I put Read More