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
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
On Friday June 13th, we hosted close to 30 people who are passionate about renewable energy at the 4th Annual Building Community Power Retreat. The retreat was held at Wintergreen Studios, our namesake, as the idea for creating the Co-op was first formed at an earlier retreat that took place at Wintergreen. This year, we Read More
Undergraduate and graduate students at Queen’s University have created a series of public talks to make climate change concepts more accessible to Canadians. Every Monday in March at 7 p.m. in Stauffer Library, researchers from a variety of backgrounds will explain different aspects of climate change in terms everyone can understand – no more complex scientific jargon! By pairing Read More
Scarcely a decade ago, the 4,000 inhabitants of Samsø Island, Denmark, decided to do away with carbon fuels. What an inspiring story — and result. The documentary below was produced by a man named Hans Christian Andersen. But it’s not a fairy tale. It is, however, a story worth telling. Take 5 minutes to watch the Read More
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
Check out this great repository of renewable energy information! Clean Technica has been following advancements in clean, green technology since 2008 – another great place to get your fix for environmentally-themed science and technology! http://cleantechnica.com/
Curtis Brunet of TV Cogeco was able to attend Wintergreen Co-op’s retreat, which was held last month at Wintergreen Studios.