Wind energy is delivering clean, reliable and low-cost electricity to help grow strong economies and healthy communities.

Did you know? Wind energy is now one of the lowest cost sources of electricity generation.

  • Wind energy is more cost-competitive than new sources of energy supplied by coal with carbon capture and storage, small hydro or nuclear power.
  • The fuel that turns wind turbine blades is free and the price of electricity it produces is set for the entire life of the wind farm.
  • Long-term cost certainty of wind farms have a stabilizing effect on electricity rates, providing important protection for consumers.
  • Unlike other energy supply alternatives, the cost of building wind energy continues to decline, with dramatic drops over the past three years.
  • Wind projects have very short construction periods and can be deployed quickly with many benefits delivered to local communities.

Learn more about wind energy advantages and benefits.


Featured Events

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10/27/2014

CanWEA’s 30th Annual Conference and Exhibition


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04/27/2015

CanWEA Western Forum


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06/15/2015

CanWEA Golf Tournament Fundraiser


Upcoming Events

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10/02/2014

CanWEA Connections 2014 (Calgary)


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12/03/2014

CanWEA Connections 2014 (Toronto)


Wind energy news

09/22/2014

Wind blows Comox man’s career northward


09/08/2014

Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) congratulates new Alberta Premier-designate; wind energy poised to support Alberta’s drive for environmental leadership


09/05/2014

CANADIAN WIND ENERGY CONFERENCE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED; ONE-STOP EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY FOR NORTH AMERICAN INVESTORS