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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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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 […]
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 […]