VRTUCAR supports the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op member drive

The OREC co-op is a success because of the participation of their members — so more members means more success and more renewable energy projects feeding green power into the grid! In an effort to grow their OREC community and potential, this July and August, they are running a summer membership drive. Click to see prizes for the most referrals, including a VRTUCAR membership!
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VRTUCAR now bullfrogpowered

The VRTUCAR office and Nissan Leaf (VRTUCAR 2220, Station # 70 – World Exchange Plaza) are now bullfrogpowered® with 100% green electricity. 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 or large hydro.
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Carsharing association announced

Ottawa’s VRTUCAR Among Founding Members

Washington, DC (January 24, 2011) — Eighteen carsharing organizations from around the world have announced formation of an association that sets the ethical, social and environmental bar for the carsharing industry. The driving principles of the new CarSharing Association (CSA) focus on environmental and social impact and responsibility, education, research and ethical practices (www.carsharing.org).

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