Welcome to CanWEA’s Media Room. Check back often for timely and relevant information about the Canadian Wind Energy Association and Canada’s wind energy industry.
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is the voice of Canada’s wind energy industry, actively promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of wind energy. A national non-profit association, CanWEA serves as Canada’s leading source of credible information on wind energy and its social, economic and environmental benefits. To learn more about CanWEA, please visit About Us. To find out who our members are, visit our Membership section.
In the many sections of this website you will find information on wind energy in Canada, including updates on Canadian wind energy markets and installed capacity, general facts about wind energy and how it works, as well as its affordability, reliability and many other benefits, and information for communities. You can learn about our partners in Canada and around the world, and how wind energy supporters are taking action. In Events you’ll find information about upcoming events and media accreditation, as well as past events, including downloadable speeches and program proceedings. In the O&M section you can find resources related to the operations and maintenance side of Canada’s wind energy business.
From the Media menu you can access our blogs, media statements and news releases, and recent coverage of CanWEA in the news. For CanWEA spokespeople, you can access each individual's blog posts.
For more information or to schedule interviews with CanWEA spokespeople, please visit the Media Contacts page.
2018-in-review: wind energy is the lowest-cost source of new electricity in Canada and is on track to add approximately 1,000 MW of new capacity in 2019
With a 10-year average annual growth rate of 20 per cent, wind energy has been the largest source of new electricity capacity for over a decade Ottawa, Ontario, January 31, […]
Wind energy operations & maintenance leaders convene in Toronto to collaborate on advancements in operations, with a focus on health and safety
Wind energy operations and maintenance leaders recognized for outstanding achievement and made-in-Canada solutions with CanWEA’s 2019 O&M Awards Toronto, Ontario, January 30, 2019 – Canada’s largest annual wind energy operations […]
Advisory: Media Accreditation Available for Canada’s Largest Annual Wind Energy Operations Event in Toronto, January 29-30
Who: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) proudly welcomes more than 250 operations and maintenance professionals from across Canada and the United States, as well as accredited media to gather at […]
New low-cost wind energy contracts in Alberta demonstrate excellent value as province reduces greenhouse gas emissions
Alberta’s procurement of 763 MW of renewable energy will create jobs and economic benefits for Indigenous and rural communities Calgary, Alberta, December 17, 2018 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) […]
Operations and Maintenance Summit program focuses on collaboration, technological and operational advances, and a strong commitment to safety excellence Ottawa, Ontario, December 6, 2018 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association […]
Insightrix Research poll shows 84 per cent of residents support government policies that encourage the development of wind energy in Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, November 29, 2018 – The Canadian Wind Energy […]
Wind industry applauds the federal government for actions to increase the tax and regulatory competitiveness of Canada’s clean energy sector Ottawa, Ontario, November 22, 2018 – Robert Hornung, President of […]
CanWEA Conference and Exhibition concludes today, having saluted leaders and fully explored the expanding role for wind energy in the evolving electricity grid Calgary, Alberta, October 25, 2018 – The […]
Alberta Economic Development and Trade for Small Business Parliamentary Secretary, Saskatchewan Minister of Environment, affirm low-cost wind power as pillar of energy transition Calgary, Alberta, October 24, 2018 – Today […]
Canadian Wind Energy Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition dives into wind energy’s role in powering a modernized low-carbon electricity grid Calgary, Alberta, October 23, 2018 – Approximately 1,200 wind-energy leaders […]