Canadian Wind Energy Industry Association (CanWEA) to open Toronto Stock Exchange with record-year of wind investments
December 5, 2011 — 9:30 a.m.
Ottawa, December 2, 2011 – Armed with news of record industry growth for 2011, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and several key members of the industry will open Monday's trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. 2011 has seen 1,400 MW of new wind energy installations across Canada, with 500 MW installed in Ontario, establishing a provincial record. Canada is expected to end 2011 with more than 5,400 MW of total installed wind energy capacity.
Market open of Toronto Stock Exchange during industry's banner year of wind energy development
The Canadian Wind Energy Association and representatives from the industry association
9am - 9:30am, Monday, December 5
TMX Broadcast Centre, The Studio at street level, The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West, NE Corner of King St. and York St.
CanWEA is the voice of Canada's wind energy industry, actively promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of wind energy on behalf of its more than 420 members. A national non-profit association, CanWEA serves as Canada's leading source of credible information about wind energy and its social, economic and environmental benefits. To join other global leaders in the wind energy industry, CanWEA believes Canada can and must reach its target of producing 20 per cent or more of the country's electricity from wind by 2025. The document Wind Vision 2025 – Powering Canada's Future is available at www.canwea.ca
For information call:
Ulrike Kucera, media relations
613-234-8716 ext. 228 or (M) 613-867-4433
Lejla Latifovic, communications
613-234-8716 ext. 241 or (M) 613-608-8226