The Partners

The Partners

University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work

Dalhousie University, School for Resource and Environmental Studies

Canadian Co-operative Association

The Canadian Co-operative Association is a not-for-profit co-operative with a mission to establish and grow co-operatives, credit unions and community based organizations to reduce poverty, build sustainable livelihoods and improve civil society in less developed countries.

Community Power Network

The Community Power Network (CPN) is a USA network of grass roots, local, state, and national organizations working to build, and promote locally based renewable energy projects & policies.

Ecology Action Centre

The Ecology Action Centre is a Nova Scotia based activist organization that works at the local, regional, national and international level to build a healthier and more sustainable world.

Federation of Community Power Co-operatives

The Federation of Community Power Co-operatives is an Ontario-wide umbrella organization for community power co-ops that are developing grid-tied renewable energy projects, facilitating co-operation and mutual support within the sector.

MaRS Centre for Impact Investing

The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is a Social finance hub and project incubator that acts as a neutral collaboration space for government, community and private sectors to strengthen their ability to mobilize private capital for public good.

Nova Scotia Department of Energy

The Nova Scotia provincial ministry tasked with management and promotion of energy resources to achieve optimum economic, social and environmental value from the energy sector.


REScoop (Renewable Energy Sources Co-operative) is a European knowledge sharing network aimed at increasing the number of successful citizen-led renewable energy projects across Europe.

Solar Energy Society of Alberta

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta is a non-profit, educational organization formed in order to advance the awareness, understanding and use of solar energy as well as other renewable energy and conservation technologies

TREC Education

TREC Education is a charity which provides educational programs for Canadian students with the aim of sparking innovation through fun and engaging educational programs about renewable energy.

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