Building Community Power CO-OPperatively: A Renewable Energy Summit

Friday, 29 June 2012

Hamilton Association For Renewable Energy (HARE).

A group has emerged from the efforts of the HHEAT project. They are the Hamilton Association for Renewable Energy (HARE) and they are working to set up a solar co-operative in Hamilton. It's all very exciting.
Here's the Mission: To promote renewable energy projects in the City of Hamilton.

Vision: Enable co-operative and other forms of community owned renewable energy projects to be developed in Hamilton to reduce our environmental footprint and attain greater sustainability through;
1. Implementation of a renewable energy project
2. Providing support for, and collaboration  with,  others in the pursuit of renewable energy projects
3. Education of the public regarding the benefits of community power.

The web site is and the email address is
If you would like to get involved, don't hesitate to email or call 905 549 0900 and ask for Beatrice!

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

June 10th, Renewable Energy HHEAT Summit Slide Presentations Now Available
Please see the side bar and the click links under HHEAT SUMMIT.
You can also access the slide presentations on the Environment Hamilton website.

Monday, 11 June 2012

The HHEAT Summit

The Renewable Energy Summit was a great success! It was great to see that there are so many people interested in community renewable energy co-operatives.  Here are some pictures from the event.