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The MEC tour report!

Yesterday the Green Club Evening at MEC in Burlington was an exciting and informative experience.  We learned so much about MEC’s sustainable initiatives and the information here is just the tip of the iceberg.   Perhaps the most relevant aspect

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Tour of Burlington’s Mountain Equipment Co-op

Have you ever wondered what a rooftop solar array looks like up close?  Ever have questions about how they work?  Well, you are totally in luck! The Hamilton Association for Renewable Energy (HARE) along with the Green Energy Co-op of

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Join theTREC team for a green energy party

Renewable energy supporters in the Toronto area are invited to join the folks from TREC, a renewable energy cooperative based in Toronto to a green energy party on  Wednesday, June 26th at Steamwhistle Brewery. This is going to be an

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Screening of Do the Math – June 11 at 7pm

Fellow sustainability-minded folks are invited to come out on Tuesday June 11th at 7:00 pm to the Grace Lutheran Church, located at 1107 Main St West in Hamilton, Ontario, to join us in a screening of the documentary film, Do

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Global Wind Day Open House: Saturday, June 15th!

June 15 is Global Wind Day.  To celebrate, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is working with a large German wind energy company called Enercon to view the turbines up close.   There will be tours provided of a wind turbine

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Powerful: Energy for Everyone Film Screenings

  Thanks to both the Laidlaw United Church and New Generation Youth Centre (NGen) for hosting HARE and the movie, Powerful: Energy for Everyone! We hope everyone who came to the event enjoyed themselves and learned a bit more about

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How should Ontario invest in energy?

How Ontario’s government should invest its money is a topic of constant contention.  Considering options requires that we understand some of the available solutions. To provide more information, Hamilton Association for Renewable Energy (HARE), Environment Hamilton, The Council of Canadians

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Movie night on May 1st, 2013

Hey everyone, clear your schedules for the evening of Wednesday, May 1st.  HARE, in cooperation with the Laidlaw Memorial United Church will be presenting the documentary movie, Powerful: Energy for Everyone! I haven’t yet seen the film, so I’ll provide

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First Annual General Meeting

The First Annual General Meeting of the Hamilton Association for Renewable Energy (HARE) was a complete success.  Attendance was good, the speakers were excellent, and we were able to complete all necessary business, which included electing the very first members

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October 2012 meeting presentations

At the two public meetings in October of 2012, members from HARE (Hamilton Association for Renewable Energy) and GECO (Green Energy Co-operative of Ontario) provided attendees with overviews of their respective organizations and how we fit together. For those who

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