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Elementary Energy Education in Oklahoma

What exactly are our children being taught about energy in public schools today?  It is summer right now, but several organizations are working to get new curriculum into Oklahoma schools this fall.  A recent article written in conjunction with State Impact Oklahoma (a public radio collaboration focused on energy, the...


Update from OREC 

Education is part of the core of the Oklahoma Renewable Energy Council.  We are always looking for opportunities to educate Oklahomans about renewable energy.  If you have a educational opportunity or would like to volunteer at one or our events please email the board at

Earlier this...


Update from OREC 

Education is a core piece of Oklahoma Renewable Energy Council's mission.  Providing unbiased information on renewable energy, energy efficiency and complimentary technologies is a key role in our community that OREC can fulfill.  We can fulfill that role with volunteering and donating our time and money to some of the efforts that are already underway....


April Minutes and materials from David Ellis's presentation on geothermal heat pumps have been posted to the OREC website. Click here to access.


The OREC Board presented a draft of the 2016-2019 Strategic Plan at the March 9th meeting. All members and participants of OREC are encouraged to provide comments and edits to the Strategic Plan for consideration. All comments are welcome, and the Board is also asking for specific guidance on whether to extend the planning period for the Strategic Plan from three years to five years.



Three new members were elected to the OREC Board of Directors during the monthly member meeting today. New Board members include Curtis Chambers with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Stephanie Rainwater with SWCA Environmental Consulting, and Tyson Taussig with GeoEnergy Services. Each of these members bring a diversity of expertise and resources to the Board. OREC is excited to...


Tuesday, January 12th is a landmark day for the Oklahoma Renewable Energy Council (OREC) as we co-host our first conference with the Oklahoma chapter of...


SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed an Executive Order to promote the growth of distributed solar and wind in Oklahoma. Governor Fallin issued the Order while signing Senate Bill 1456 into law. The Order states that "all executive entities shall support all forms of energy, including both traditional fossil fuels and renewable energy...


GRDA to draw power from two new wind farms in Oklahoma

The Grand River Dam Authority has signed on to buy power from two wind farms in development in northern Oklahoma.