Ottawa—HUB Ottawa and Bullfrog Power are pleased to announce that they are partnering to bullfrogpower HUB Ottawa’s facilities with 100 per cent clean, renewable energy.
“Engaging Ottawa on environmental issues is a key part of HUB Ottawa’s mission,” said Vinod Rajasekaran, Executive Director, HUB Ottawa, a socially innovative coworking space in the downtown core. “Partnering with Bullfrog Power helps us take action on climate change and reduce the environmental impact of using the HUB Ottawa space.”
Through the agreement, Bullfrog Power’s generators inject renewable electricity onto the grid to match the amount of power HUB Ottawa uses. Bullfrog’s electricity comes exclusively from wind and hydro facilities that have been certified as low impact by Environment Canada under its EcoLogoM program—instead of from polluting sources like coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear. Bullfrog Power uses the collective demand of its customers to support the development of green energy projects in Canada.
“Bullfrog is expanding its presence in the City of Ottawa and it has been inspiring to work at HUB Ottawa among so many like-minded organizations looking to make a difference,” said Graeme Cunningham, Corporate Account Manager, Ottawa, Bullfrog Power.
HUB Ottawa is presently home to the Ottawa Centre Eco-district, an organization that is proposing a cross-sectoral, collaborative, sustainability-focused approach to improving Ottawa’s downtown core. HUB Ottawa hosts many organizations and members focused in the sustainability field, such as Bullfrog Power, Hidden Harvest, the Natural Step, as well as many independent sustainability consultants. In addition to being bullfrogpowered, HUB Ottawa has implemented sustainability initiatives that include:
- choosing furniture constructed of recycled materials, including wood from local heritage buildings;
- ordering from and engaging with suppliers of eco-friendly cleaning materials, soaps, food, etc.;
- using only fair trade-certified coffee and tea from Bridgehead; and working with local social enterprises for catering services.
About Bullfrog Power
Bullfrog Power, Canada’s 100 per cent green energy provider, offers renewable energy solutions that enable homes and businesses to reduce their environmental impact, support the development of green energy projects in Canada and help create a cleaner, healthier world. As a Certified B Corporation, Bullfrog Power meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Thousands of Canadian homes and businesses are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by switching to green energy with Bullfrog Power. Homes and businesses can sign up easily, quickly and affordably at www.bullfrogpower.com.
About HUB Ottawa
The HUB is about the power of innovation through collaboration. HUB Ottawa is a coworking community uniquely optimized for innovators, artists, professionals and entrepreneurs to collectively create positive impact. Over 180 individuals have become HUBbers since our launch in late March 2012. By becoming a member, you become a part of the community. You can access our creative industrial space to work, plug into innovative projects, lead and participate in learning and networking events. Our local and global collaboration platform provides you with immediate access to a vibrant global community and a brain trust of close to 7000 individuals leading social innovation in 35+ cities around the world.
Contact Bullfrog Power
Manager, Public Relations
Tel: 416.360.3464 x239
Contact HUB Ottawa
Community, Programming and Communications Catalyst
Tel : 613-680-3506