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.
CanWEA responds to targeting of renewable energy in Fraser Institute report on lowering electricity bills in Ontario Ottawa, Ontario, October 4, 2018 “The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is concerned […]
Ottawa, Ontario, September 20, 2018 “While introducing legislation to repeal Ontario’s Green Energy Act today, the Government of Ontario has made inaccurate statements and misleading characterizations about the wind energy […]
New Wind Energy and Bat Conservation Review identifies siting, technology and operational strategies aimed at supporting renewable energy production while minimizing impacts on bats OTTAWA, Ontario – August 27, 2018 […]
More than 1,500 expected at ‘globally significant’ CanWEA conference and tradeshow Dr. Francis Pelletier recognized for lifetime contributions to nation’s wind energy industry Ottawa, Ontario, July 19, 2018 – Today […]
Ottawa, Ontario, July 13, 2018 Quote “Maintaining investor confidence in the Ontario marketplace is important for Ontario’s short- and long-term economic prosperity. The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) shares the […]
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 […]