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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.
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Wind Energy is Key in Ensuring a Reliable, Cost-Effective and Clean Electricity Supply Across Canada
Fraser Institute’s Wind and Sunlight Report Misses the Mark Ottawa, August 1, 2019 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is issuing the following statement in response to the Fraser […]
Combined with the TIER program, the energy-only market will continue to deliver significant investment in wind energy in Alberta Calgary, July 25, 2019 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) […]
Canada’s largest wind energy conference to attract more than 1,200 industry leaders in Calgary, AB, October 8-10 The wind energy industry is set to explore current and emerging opportunities to […]
Today’s news a historic milestone for the transition to a low-carbon electricity grid and climate change mitigation Ottawa, June 28, 2019 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) applauds the […]
Electricity Transformation Canada will take place November 10–12, 2020 in Toronto; to focus on wind energy, solar energy, and energy storage, while expanding to incorporate complementary technologies. June 27, 2019 […]
Canada’s wind energy industry holds its Spring Forum in Banff as wind energy growth sweeps across the Prairie Provinces
The implications of the Alberta election, the de-carbonizing of electricity grids, disruptive and smarter technologies, and Indigenous engagement among the key topics explored at the Forum Over the course of […]
Wind energy industry gathers today for major forum in Banff The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) congratulates Premier-Designate Jason Kenney and his United Conservative Party team on their majority win […]
Media advisory: Alberta election results and wind market opportunities to be discussed at major wind energy Forum in Banff, April 17-18
Who: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) proudly welcomes wind energy leaders from across Canada, as well as members of the media, to attend the CanWEA Spring Forum 2019, April […]
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 […]