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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…)
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…)
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…)