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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.
For more information or to schedule interviews with CanWEA spokespeople, please visit the Media Contacts page.
As Prairie provinces embrace renewable electricity, the nation’s wind energy association brings leaders and experts to Calgary to discuss sustainable wind energy development Calgary, Alberta, April 10, 2018 – This […]
Industry event to explore conditions for sustainable wind energy growth and its influence on grid evolution as Canada’s most cost-effective source of new electricity The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) […]
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) applauds the federal government for acting to extend support for clean energy investment to 2025. Ottawa, Ontario, February 27, 2018 – Robert Hornung, President […]
CanWEA commends Alberta Government announcement on the next rounds of its renewable energy procurement Calgary, Alberta, February 5, 2018 – Earlier today the Honourable Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s Minister of Environment […]
Health and safety and workforce development also a key focus Toronto, Ontario, January 31, 2018 – Untapped opportunities for Canada’s expanding wind energy industry to enhance grid reliability and add […]
Wind energy is now the lowest-cost option for new electricity generation in Canada Ottawa, Ontario, January 30, 2018 – News about record-low costs tops the 2017 year-end review of wind […]
Canadian Wind Energy Association highlights industry’s readiness for exports Montreal, Quebec, January 26, 2018 – Jean-François Nolet, Vice President of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) made the following statement […]
Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) Operations and Maintenance Summit and Exhibition, January 30-31, 2018
Who: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) proudly welcomes operations and maintenance professionals and accredited media to gather at CanWEA’s 4th Annual Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Summit on January 30-31 at […]
Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program has resulted in the lowest ever price for wind energy in Canada
Calgary, Alberta, December 13, 2017 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) commends the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) and the Government of Alberta for the successful implementation of the first […]
Ottawa, Ontario, December 11, 2017 – Jean-François Nolet, vice-president of policy and communications at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) issued this statement following the announcement made by British Columbia […]