Recent News

2019 Investment Offering Statement

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.  […]

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

T5 Tax Forms

T5 tax forms are now prepared for all CED Co-op investors. Important information about retrieving and reading your form follows. Registered Securities (RRSP, TFSA) You will not receive a T5 from CED Co-op for any registered securities you hold. Retrieving your form If you have access to the online Member Zone Log in to CED Co-op […]

Posted on: March 6th, 2019 by CED Co-op

Partner Profile: Salus Marine Wear

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 […]

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

Green Energy Act Cancellation

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.  […]

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

Renewable Energy Benefits Municipalities

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 […]

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

Our First Dividend On Class B Shares

On September 6th, the Board of Directors declared our first dividend on Class B Preference Shares. The Board declared a 1.75% dividend ($0.0875 per $5.00 Class B Preference Share) payable on September 15th, 2018. This is consistent with our targeted 7.00% annual return as described in our Offering Statement. Class B Shareholders will receive their […]

Posted on: September 17th, 2018 by CED Co-op

$7.5 Million Raised

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 […]

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

Your Last Chance To Invest

Our Offering Statement closes July 27th, 2018, which means there is just 1 week left to support renewable energy, while earning returns that beat the market. Current investors can invest any amount in this Offering Statement, and we have a diverse range of options: Investors who prefer liquidity can invest for as little as 1 year and earn 3%. […]

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

How Does The New Ontario Government Affect CED Co-op Investments?

Recently, members have noticed that the incoming Ontario government has taken steps to eliminate spending on renewable energy and efficiency programs. Based on the rhetoric we heard prior to the election, this is in line with what we had expected, and should not affect our CED Co-op portfolio of projects. GreenON vs FIT The cancellation […]

Posted on: July 4th, 2018 by CED Co-op

Solar Powered Investing – Market Beating Returns

Our 2017 Offering Statement is only open until July 27th, 2018, which means you have under one month to invest in renewable energy and earn returns that beat the market. Learn more at our Investment Seminar We are hosting another CED Co-op Investment Seminar in Waterloo so interested members can learn more about the shares and bonds available, […]

Posted on: June 28th, 2018 by CED Co-op