Kristina Inrig 
Community Energy Network



Friday June 24, 2011 at 9:00 AM 
Friday June 24, 2011 at 9:00 PM 

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This one-day event is part of a longer weekend retreat with Saturday-Sunday  focused on the Frontenac Region.  If you are interested in staying for the full weekend, please contact David Hahn ( or 613-613-273-5545) or John Kittle ( or 613-278-1007) to see the full agenda.


Wintergreen Studios 
9780 Canoe Lake Road
South Frontenac, ON K0K 3N0

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Community Energy Network of Eastern Ontario

Summer Retreat 2011

Friday, June 24th, 2011


Join the Community Energy Network of Eastern Ontario for our Summer Retreat at Wintergreen Studios (


9:00AM           Registration & Coffee                       

9:30AM           Welcome & Overview

  • Kristina Inrig, Community Energy Network of Eastern Ontario
  • David Hahn, Frontenac County Green Energy Task Force

10:00AM         Eastern Ontario Roundtable: Participants are invited to share (in 3-5 minutes) about your organization, your energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives, and your personal interest in renewable energy

12:00PM          Lunch

1:00PM            Keynote Speaker

Mike Brigham, TREC/SolarShare Toronto  
How can we organize in our communities to take advantage of green energy opportunities? The experience of TREK and Solarshare

2:30PM            Break

2:45PM           Panel Discussion:         Community renewable energy opportunities, obstacles and best practices.  
Moderator: Paul McKay

  • Roger Peters, Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op
  • Bob Argue, EcoPerth
  • Carolyn Butts, Tamworth Biomass Project
  • Bryon Keene, Quinte Hydro Project

4:30PM           Closing Discussion:      Building momentum and finding our eastern Ontario niche opportunities.  
Moderator: David Hahn. 
Panel: Paul McKay, Mike Brigham, Steve Lapp

5:30PM            Dinner & Networking

7:00PM           Film Night with David Chernushenko
Powerful: Energy for Everyone  (  


The Community Energy Network of Eastern Ontario is a broad community network  focused on green energy.   The network is a collaboration of organizations, businesses, community groups, and partners who have taken the Community Energy Network Pledge and are working together to promote renewable energy production, energy efficiency, and conservation.  Initiatives of the network including promoting best practices, green jobs and mentorships, educational workshops, community co-operatives, and information-sharing. 

The Summer Retreat will focus on best practices and opportunities for collaboration within the network.  Details about available funding for energy-related workshops will be discussed and unique case studies will be showcased.  This one-day event is part of a 3-day retreat with Saturday & Sunday focused on Frontenac Region.
Please bring an update from your organization for our intro roundtable so we can keep connected and find ways to collaborate!

A fee of $75 will be billed to any registrants/organizations who register, but do not attend the event without prior cancellation (with at least 48 hours notice).


Click on the link below to RSVP for this event. Pre-registration is required for this event.