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Building Community Power CO-OPeratively: A Renewable Energy Summit

  • Date: Sunday, June 10, 2012
  • Time: 12-5pm
  • Location: Royal Botanical Gardens(RBG).
  • Address: 680 Plains Road West, Burlington (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Beatrice Ekoko
  • Email: hheat@environmenthamilton.org
  • Phone: 905 549 0900

We welcome you to an afternoon of information and networking with others engaged in renewable energy cooperative projects. The OPA has released its 2.0 version of the FIT and MicroFIt program, and community groups have an opportunity to profit from this program. Key note speaker is Rob Yost, President of Local Initiative for Future Energy (LIFE) Co-op.

Greetings from Burlington’s Mayor Goldring and Hamilton City Councillor Brian McHattie

Feature presentations include: • Information about community power projects in Ontario • How to use the co-op model to benefit from Ontario’s Feed-In-Tariff Program • How to finance & support your renewable energy co-operative (Ontario Sustainable Energy Association -OSEA). . Considerations for Collaboratives, Joint-Ventures and Community-Corporate Partnerships (TREC Renewable Energy Co-operative). • Getting your project connected to the electricity grid (Horizon Energy Solutions Inc).

The event includes local technology vendors and exhibitors. If you would like to be an exhibitor contact us.

Doors open at 12pm. Workshops from: 1-5pm We are offering a Community Power 101 crash course, starting at 12pm. Entrance is FREE and light refreshments will be provided.

Registration required. http://www.eventbrite.ca/event/3522631285 https://www.facebook.com/events/330296420372873/?context=create

For more information contact: Halton Region: Andrea at: hheat@haltonenvironment.ca Call 416-726-3671 Hamilton Region: Beatrice at: hheat@environmenthamilton.org Call 905 549 0900

Links to HHEAT Presentations We invite you to check out the links to our past presentations at http://hheathub.blogspot.com/

http://hheathub.blogspot.ca/

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