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Recent News Releases

Wind Energy Industry Meets Premier Kathleen Wynne during CanWEA 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition

Toronto, Ontario – October 9, 2013 – A wind energy industry delegation led by Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) president Robert Hornung met with Premier Kathleen Wynne today to discuss wind energy in Ontario, and to review the CanWEA submission to the long-term energy plan (more…)


Emerging Provincial Policy Frameworks Will Define Future Wind Energy Opportunities Across Canada

2013 record year to be eclipsed by strong and steady growth in wind energy across Canada from 2014 to 2016

Toronto, ONTARIO – October 9, 2013 —  Canada’s wind energy industry is well positioned to build on its rapid growth to date and strong prospects for the next few years as provincial governments in all of Canada`s major wind energy markets work (more…)


Ontario remains a national leader in the development of a green energy economy

Cost-competitive wind energy continues to deliver major benefits to Ontario communities

TORONTO, Ontario – October 8, 2013 — Wind energy must continue to be a vital component of Ontario’s electricity system as the government remains on its path toward a cleaner energy future.  In 2012 – for the first time ever – more electricity was generated in Ontario using wind than coal. (more…)


Poursuivre le développement de l’éolien pour répondre aux besoins énergétiques du Québec

QUÉBEC, le 19 septembre 2013 – L’Association canadienne de l’énergie éolienne (CanWEA) a présenté sa vision aujourd’hui devant la Commission sur les enjeux énergétiques du Québec en recommandant la poursuite du développement éolien à raison de 500 mégawatts par année entre 2018 et 2025. Cela permettra de répondre aux besoins en puissance du distributeur d’électricité au Québec en plus de maintenir et développer la filière éolienne. (more…)


CanWEA Provides Submission to Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan Review

Ottawa, ONTARIO – September 18, 2013 - The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to have provided its comments via an official submission to the Ontario Long Term Energy Plan (LTEP) Review. (more…)


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