TREC Renewable
Energy Co-operative

Get Involved

TREC is a non-profit, community-based organization. Our success is based on the support of the community. Here are just a few ways that you can help us achieve our goals.

Here are a few ways that you can join the TREC community:


We are often seeking motivated, enthusiastic individuals to assist with events, outreach, tours, or ongoing research and project work. Click here to view available volunteer positions, or contact us to join our volunteer list serve, or if you are interested in a longer-term internship position.


Your donations help to support our community development projects and our Kids’ World of Energy Education program. Click here for more information and to donate today.

Corporate Volunteerism

If you are looking to provide your employees with an opportunity to contribute to their community and the environment, consider working with TREC!

  • Every year we seek volunteers for our annual Kids' World of Energy Festival, which takes place in Toronto in May. Contact us for more information
  • Bring Ontario's youth closer to a green collar career. Consider working with our Green Collar Careers program by supervising and mentoring a high school co-op student in a green industry related field. For more information contact info (at)

TREC is pleased to partner with like-minded companies and associations interested in working collaboratively to achieve our goals. Our partnerships are unique, reflecting our respective objectives and the needs of our projects.

Examples of past and present partnerships include:

  • A joint venture agreement with Toronto Hydro to develop the Windshare turbine.
  • Helping the Exhibition Place meet its sustainability objectives through wind power generation, educational program and tours.
  • Enabling businesses like Bullfrog Power, Alterna Savings, COBS, Dairy Farmers of Ontario, EcoSpark, and others to reach TREC audiences
  • Furthering the educational mandate of groups like CanWEA, CanSIA, Society of Energy Professionals
  • Helping address the skills gap for green industries like Solera and RESCO
  • TREC works closely with local School Boards, Conservation Authorities and Energy providers to deliver educational programming. 
  • TREC provides support, input and expertise to various groups including the Green Energy Act Alliance, Ontario Sustainable Energy Association, provincial and municipal agencies, helping to inform energy policy
Please check out our Partners page for a more complete list of partners.

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