Advisory: Media Credentials Available for Canada’s Largest Wind Energy Conference in Calgary October 8-10
October 1, 2019
Wind energy leaders to discuss the future of Canada’s electricity grid at CanWEA’s 35th Annual Conference and Exhibition
When: Tuesday-Thursday, October 8-10, 2019
Where: BMO Centre, Calgary, Alberta
What: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and partner Hannover Fairs Canada will host leading speakers from industry, government, and utilities at CanWEA’s 35th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Canada’s largest wind energy conference attracts an audience of approximately 1,200, and more than 100 companies will showcase wind energy technologies and innovations at the trade show.
Who: Leading policy makers and renewable energy experts will address delegates, including the Honourable Dustin Duncan, the Saskatchewan Minister of Environment, Minister responsible for the Water Security Agency and Minister responsible for SaskPower; William Nelson, Power Analyst for Bloomberg LP; and CanWEA President Robert Hornung. Plenary sessions will discuss wind energy and solar energy hybrid projects, new revenue streams and the global transition to clean technology, Indigenous participation, and more. Insights about what to expect have been provided in a series of pre-conference speaker interviews.
Why: As Canada looks to meet its growing need for clean and affordable power, wind energy is poised to play a central role. The two-and-a-half-day event will focus on the key issues facing wind energy today and identify the innovative trends that will guide the future of clean energy growth in Canada. In the opening plenary session, wind industry leaders will highlight the path to the affordable, reliable, flexible and climate-friendly electricity grid that will power Canada’s industries and homes.
About 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 about wind energy and its social, economic and environmental benefits. Join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Learn more at canwea.ca.
For more information or for interview opportunities, please contact:
Anastasia Smolentseva, Communications Advisor
Canadian Wind Energy Association