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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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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

Climate change

Explaining Climate Change: A Series of Public Talks

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

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Samsø Island, Denmark: Renewable Energy Fuels Everything

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

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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

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Great renewable energy resource!

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/