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QUEBEC, Montreal – February 24, 2014 – Following today’s release of the Consultation Report of the Commission on Energy Issues in Quebec in the newspaper Le Devoir, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) would like to address the context of certain observations made in the report. It would also like to recognize the vision of the successive governments since 2003, which has contributed to developing the wind energy sector and to creating wealth in Quebec. Now that the Commission’s report has been made public, CanWEA is requesting that the government reaffirm its pioneering position in support of Quebec’s energy development and the future of the wind energy industry. (more…)
Ottawa, Ontario – February 21, 2014 - In a ruling on February 20th, the Ontario Divisional Court dismissed a recent decision of the province’s Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) to overturn a Ministry of Environment Renewable Energy Approval (REA) for the proposed Ostrander Point wind project. (more…)
OTTAWA, Ontario – February 5, 2014 – The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) today released its 2013 market statistics, showing global wind energy capacity has tripled over the past five years to reach a total of 318,137 MW. Despite slower growth rates in some countries, the amount of wind energy installed around the world still rose by over 12 per cent in 2013. (more…)
OTTAWA, Ontario – January 9, 2014 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased the 2013 Ontario Electricity Data report of Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) confirms that the production of wind energy in Ontario has doubled over the past four years and that wind energy is poised to reach critical mass in meeting Ontario’s electricity supply needs. (more…)
Montréal, December 18, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased with the launch of the request for proposals, announced today by Hydro-Québec, (more…)
Ottawa, Canada – December 5, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and Deutsche Messe announced today a long-term partnership to enhance and expand CanWEA’s (more…)
Annual reviews provide potential for even greater economic, health and environmental dividends from wind energy
OTTAWA, Ontario – December 2, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association
CanWEA RECOGNIZES THE QUEBEC GOVERNMENT’S LEADERSHIP IN WIND ENERGY
Montréal, November 13, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association
Toronto, Ontario – October 10, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has revealed the three winners of its second annual Power of Wind blog contest during the final day of the Association’s 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Toronto, Ontario. (more…)
Toronto, Ontario – October 10, 2013 – Every year the Canadian wind energy industry celebrates visionary leaders and clean energy pioneers as annual awards are presented at its Annual Conference and Exhibition. The event – the largest wind energy conference in Canada – this year hosted more than 1,500 professionals from the wind energy industry and accommodated over 150 exhibiting companies. (more…)