Membership Categories

(NEW) Operations and Maintenance Program

Open to all CanWEA Leading Edge, Champion and Advocate level members, the new Operations and Maintenance Program is designed to enhance the productivity and value of Canada’s wind energy fleet by facilitating improved operations, maintenance and safety practices and advocating for more favourable regulatory frameworks and electricity market rules for operating facilities.

Join today to take advantage of an effective platform for networking and knowledge sharing amongst operations and maintenance (O&M) professionals in the Canadian wind industry.

Program fee varies based on CanWEA corporate membership level.  Learn more.

CanWEA Corporate Membership Categories

CanWEA offers four levels of Corporate Membership – all designed to keep you connected, informed and successful.  Membership fees directly fund core CanWEA services, including policy, advocacy and strategic communications work to advance the industry.

Corporate Membership – Leading Edge: $60,000

This category represents the elite Corporate Membership level at CanWEA. Leading Edge members are pioneers and next-generation leaders that continue to lay the groundwork for the Canadian wind energy industry. These companies play a leadership role in the strategic direction of the industry and CanWEA.  Leading Edge members enjoy all the benefits of the other CanWEA Corporate Membership levels, and more.  For a list of comprehensive benefits, visit the CanWEA key member benefits chart.

NOTE: Affiliates of CanWEA corporate members in good standing may be eligible to receive membership benefits. Proof of affiliation is required. Contact members@canwea.ca for more information. 

Corporate Membership – Champion: $30,000

This category was designed for key players and influencers in the industry. Champion members are companies that are recognized leaders involved in setting direction for their specific sector and play an influential role in CanWEA activities, caucuses and committees.

Champion level membership offers all the advantages of CanWEA Advocate and Basic Corporate Membership levels, and more.  For a list of comprehensive benefits, visit the CanWEA key member benefits chart.

Corporate Membership – Advocate: $11,500

This level is for companies that have emerged as market participants or supporters of the wind energy industry, and are expanding their activities to encompass a growing presence in Canada.  Advocate members are participants in one or more key sectors of the industry and regularly participate in CanWEA and industry activities.  For a list of comprehensive benefits, visit the CanWEA key member benefits chart.

Corporate Membership – Basic: $2,900

This level is intended for companies new to Canada’s wind energy industry, or companies waiting for their business in the wind energy industry to expand beyond initial levels. Basic members have one vote at the CanWEA Annual General Meeting and have access to discounts, the CanWEA members-only website and timely industry information. For a list of comprehensive benefits, visit the CanWEA key member benefits chart.

Other Membership Categories


Associate Membership: $550*

The Associate Membership category at CanWEA is targeted to municipalities, government departments, non-profits and academic institutions. Associate members are eligible for discounts, have access to timely industry information and are part of CanWEA’s member listing on the public website.  Associate Members are non-voting members of CanWEA.

Individual Membership: $100

Individual members receive an annual subscription to CanWEA publications including WindSight, Windsider and WindLink.

View the CanWEA Key Member Benefits Chart

All CanWEA members are sent a comprehensive 2016 member level benefits sheet upon sign-up or membership renewal.

*Associate membership category is limited to: First Nations, municipalities, non-profit, government departments, educational institutions. To learn more and see if your organization qualifies, email members@canwea.ca