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Recycling and solar

Posted on: January 14th, 2022 by CED Co-op

All modern human activity generates waste. Technology and energy infrastructure, whether it is “green” or not, creates a waste stream that needs to be responsibly managed. There is no debate to argue against this fundamental truth, and solar is no different. One of the common objections against solar energy is the end-of-life question surrounding solar […]

Want to fight climate change? Get off gas!

Posted on: October 1st, 2021 by CED Co-op

It seems like every day the news is reporting on the increasingly dire effects of climate change. Rising temperatures, extreme weather events, widespread fires, flooding and reduced global crop yields are all pointing to the fact that anticipated effects of climate change are now a reality. These threats are in line with the worst predictions […]

Another First for CED Co-op

Posted on: March 15th, 2021 by CED Co-op

CED Co-op was the first co-operative in Canada to become a public company in 2015. Now, we’re excited to share that CED Co-op is the first renewable energy co-operative to transition to a regular co-operative. This change, passed in December 2020 at our Meeting of the Members, greatly expands CED Co-op’s capable scope of projects. […]

COVID-19 update: March 18, 2020

Posted on: March 18th, 2020 by CED Co-op

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, CED Co-op realizes this may be a challenging time for you, your families, and your organizations. Like you, we are continuously adapting our strategy to manage risk and keep our staff, customers, and suppliers safe and healthy. Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, all CED Co-op staff will be […]

COVID-19 and CED Co-op: March 16, 2020

Posted on: March 16th, 2020 by CED Co-op

CED Co-op has been closely monitoring the developments pertaining to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and are taking necessary steps to protect our customers, suppliers, and staff. Effective immediately, CED Co-op offices and workspaces are closed to the public; only staff members are permitted on our premises until further notice. Delivery personnel and courier services are […]

2019 Investment Offering Statement

Posted on: May 23rd, 2019 by CED Co-op

TIME TO INVEST! We have officially launched our third investment opportunity!  CED Co-op plans to raise up to a maximum of $3 million through the sale of Bonds.  Since it is the smallest raise so far, there is a good chance we could sell out of investments before the offering truly closes.  Time is money.  […]

Partner Profile: Salus Marine Wear

Posted on: December 19th, 2018 by CED Co-op

This month we’re interviewing Steve Wagner, from Salus Marine Wear. Salus Marine Wear is a Canadian PFD (Personal Floatation Device) manufacturer in Waterloo, Ontario. Underneath their solar-panel covered roof, Salus sews comfortable vests for recreation, paddling, sailing, and more. Tell us about how Salus began. Salus was a basement startup 18 years ago. One sewing […]

Green Energy Act Cancellation

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 by CED Co-op

The Ford Government’s efforts to repeal the Green Energy and Green Economy Act is a disappointing, but not unforeseen, action from a government that has pledged to eliminate spending on renewable energy. This legislation once again proves that the government does not support the jobs, investment, and positive environmental impact created by the clean economy.  […]

Renewable Energy Benefits Municipalities

Posted on: September 19th, 2018 by CED Co-op

As a renewable energy co-operative, CED Co-op belongs to FCPC – the Federation of Community Power Co-operatives. FCPC unites, represents, and grows the Community Power community. Recently, FCPC has been working to share how the new Net Metering framework for solar power can help municipalities in Ontario. What is Net Metering? Net Metering is a […]

$7.5 Million Raised

Posted on: August 16th, 2018 by CED Co-op

Our 2017 Offering Statement successfully closed on July 27th, and now that the final transfers are coming in, we can proudly say that we have raised $7.5 million! Over 150 members and investors took advantage of this opportunity to invest in line with their values. Their funds are now powering renewable energy generation, while earning […]