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TORONTO, Ontario – October 6, 2015 — Canada became one of only seven countries in the world to surpass 10,000 MW of wind power capacity when the 270 MW K2 Wind project near Goderich, Ontario came on line earlier this year. Industry leaders meeting in Toronto this week for the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s 31st annual conference agree that the technology’s growing cost-competitiveness has set the stage for the next 10,000 MW of wind energy. (more…)
CanWEA Opens 31st Annual Conference and Exhibition in Toronto
TORONTO, Ontario – October 5, 2015 —By 2030 wind energy in Ontario will have stimulated over $14 billion in economic activity in the province providing well-paying jobs to thousands of workers and injecting millions of dollars directly into local economies, according to the results of a new study released on the opening day of the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s 31st Annual Conference and Exhibition, being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre October 5-7. (more…)
Vancouver, B.C., October 1, 2015 – Today, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and a group of leading wind energy companies met with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Roberston and senior city officials. The meeting focused on the importance of diversifying B.C.’s power sources with renewable generation like wind energy and the role municipalities play in advocating for a cleaner energy future. (more…)
Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA)
31st Annual Conference and Exhibition
October 5-7, 2015
Who: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Hannover Fairs USA proudly welcome Canadian and international wind and renewable energy experts to gather at CanWEA’s 31st Annual Conference and Exhibition on October 5-7, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario.
Ottawa, Ontario – September 10, 2015 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and Hannover Fairs (Canada), Inc. today announced that the 2016 CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held in Calgary, Alberta from November 1-3. (more…)
OTTAWA, Ontario – September 1, 2015 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2015 CanWEA Awards. “The CanWEA Awards recognize and honour individuals, organizations and projects that have made significant contributions to advance the Canadian wind energy industry,” said Robert Hornung, CanWEA President. (more…)
Canada has now surpassed 10,000 MW of installed wind energy capacity, enough to power over 3 million homes annually
Ottawa, Ontario – June 15, 2015 – As Global Wind Day celebrations take place around the globe the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to announce that Canada’s wind energy industry has taken another significant leap forward. (more…)
Support for wind energy consistent across age groups, location and political preference
June 4, 2015 – Wind energy is one of the lowest cost sources of new electricity generation, and a new poll finds that Saskatchewan residents support an increased effort to develop more wind energy to help meet Saskatchewan’s future electricity needs. (more…)
Vancouver, British Columbia – April 29, 2015 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) concluded the CanWEA Western Forum 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia with a strong commitment to work with provincial governments to capitalize on Western Canada’s massive untapped wind resources to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support economic diversification in the region. (more…)
Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) Western Forum 2015, April 27–28, 2015
Vancouver, British Columbia – April 23, 2015
Who: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) proudly welcomes wind and renewable energy experts to gather at the CanWEA Western Forum 2015 on April 27-28, 2015 at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown in Vancouver, BC. (more…)