Friends of Wind
Create a positive impact by supporting wind energy in Canada: become a Friend of Wind!
While opinion polls have consistently shown that wind energy has broad public support in Canada, it is important to make your voice heard when governments and utilities are developing energy policies and when communities and municipal governments are considering wind energy projects.
Saying "yes" to wind is a great way to help us reduce the impact of greenhouse gases and move us into a cleaner future. If you want to help spread the word about wind energy, here are few things you can do as a Friend of Wind:
- Join the social circle
Visit www.friendsofwind.ca to share your story by submitting a blog and linking with others. You can also stay connected through Facebook (Canadian Wind Energy Association and Friends of Wind) and Twitter (@CANWindEnergy and @friendsofwind).
- Send a letter to your MPP/MLA
Show your support for wind energy and submit a letter to your MPP/MLA. It only takes a few seconds to make a difference! http://friendsofwind.ca/spread-the-word/write-your-mpp/
- Submit a letter to the editor
As a Friend of Wind we encourage you to write a letter to the editor in your local community newspaper to help raise awareness, correct misinformation and voice your opinions. Visit http://friendsofwind.ca/spread-the-word/write-your-editor/ to get tips on how to write an effective letter to the editor.
- Refer a friend
Share the Friend of Wind website www.friendsofwind.ca with other wind supporters. Invite others to join friends of wind, encourage them to share their stories and help spread the positive message of wind energy.
- Sign-up for the Friends of Wind eLetter
By signing up you will receive a free monthly eLetter keeping you updated on the latest reliable information on wind energy. Sign-up here: http://friendsofwind.ca/spread-the-word/be-a-friend-of-wind/.
- Support a local wind project
Contact your municipal government to see if a wind project is proposed in your community.
- Build your own small wind project
Want to power your home, small business or community with wind energy? Visit CanWEA's small wind site to learn more about small wind energy: http://www.smallwindenergy.ca/
- Make your land available to a developer
Do you have a good wind resource on your property? Want to benefit from installing a wind farm on your land? Find the answers to all this and more in our Land Use Fact Sheet.
- Bullfrog Power
More homes and businesses are choosing to go green with Bullfrog Power. Learn more today about how your home or business can join the growing bullfrog powered community.
We Want Your Testimonials!
The word is out: wind is in. Read up on some of the testimonials we've received.
Do you have a wind story to tell? Why not send it in? We love to read you and to hear about your positive experiences and we will add them to our Friends of Wind page. This is also a worthy way to act as a Friend of Wind.