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.
OTTAWA, Ontario – March 3, 2014 – Last week, Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) reported in its 18-month Outlook that the connection of new wind and other renewable energy is […]
A long-term vision is required, says the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) QUEBEC, Montreal – February 24, 2014 – Following today’s release of the Consultation Report of the Commission on Energy Issues in Quebec in […]
Ottawa, Ontario – February 21, 2014 – In a ruling on February 20th, the Ontario Divisional Court dismissed a recent decision of the province’s Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) to overturn a […]
Progress in Global Wind Energy Market Continues with Steady Growth 2013 – An Exceptional Year for Canada
OTTAWA, Ontario – February 5, 2014 – The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) today released its 2013 market statistics, showing global wind energy capacity has tripled over the past five years […]
OTTAWA, Ontario – January 9, 2014 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased the 2013 Ontario Electricity Data report of Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) confirms that the production […]
CanWEA is pleased with the Launch of the Request for Proposals for the Production of a Block of Wind Energy in Quebec
Montréal, December 18, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased with the launch of the request for proposals, announced today by Hydro-Québec,
Annual reviews provide potential for even greater economic, health and environmental dividends from wind energy OTTAWA, Ontario – December 2, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association is pleased the Government […]
CanWEA RECOGNIZES THE QUEBEC GOVERNMENT’S LEADERSHIP IN WIND ENERGY Montréal, November 13, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association
Toronto, Ontario – October 10, 2013 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has revealed the three winners of its second annual Power of Wind blog contest during the final […]
Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) announces annual award winners at 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario – October 10, 2013 – Every year the Canadian wind energy industry celebrates visionary leaders and clean energy pioneers as annual awards are presented at its Annual Conference and […]