Read about Peace Energy – A Renewable Energy Cooperative and why you need to become a member today! Our Executive Summary including information on Peace Energy and Bear Mountain Wind is posted on this website.

Become a Member!

With your initial investment of $200, and optional investment, you’ll receive:

  1. full membership in Peace Energy Cooperative with an attractive membership certificate suitable for framing.
  2. one $200 membership share that will pay dividends based on the profits that the co-op will generate.
  3. further investment opportunities.
    * You must be a member to purchase Investment Shares.
    ** Purchase of Investment Shares is not a condition of membership.
    *** Membership and Investment Shares may be redeemed by the Cooperative (in accordance with the Rules) in certain circumstances, including where a member withdraws from the membership and where the Cooperative terminates the membership of any member.
    **** Redemption of Membership or Investment shares is subject to the restrictions set out in the Cooperative Association Act.
    ***** As with all investments there is an element of risk and the redemption of any shares depends on the ability of PEC to meet those requests.
  4. an equal vote with every other member for the election of the co-op board and other issues of importance to the co-op. Each member of the co-op has one, and only one, vote;
  5. information about green energy in the Peace Region and early notification of co-op sponsored workshops and conferences about green energy.
  6. a voice! As a member of Peace Energy, you are part of an important group that has the opportunity to affect local, provincial and federal government policy on energy issues.
  7. the opportunity to contribute to sustainable economic development;
  8. the knowledge that you are reducing greenhouse gas emissions, slowing global warming and creating asafer and more secure future.

Membership Goals

  1. local ownership of local resources
  2. investment opportunities for members
  3. healthy return on member investments
  4. partnership and alliance building
  5. conservation and sustainability

Membership Doc’s

Peace Energy Executive Summary

Peace Energy’s Projects to Date

Membership Brochure

Membership Application

Why a Cooperative? 

  1. ownership of resources stays with members
  2. each member has an equal voice regardless of investment amount
  3. the tradition of co-ops is well established in the BC and Alberta Peace Region
  4. co-op development of renewable energy is well established worldwide