Canadian Wind Energy Association to release study on economic impact of wind power industry

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) will release the results of a comprehensive economic impact study produced by Hatch Consulting and economist Jean-Claude Thibodeau, Nov. 2 at the industry association’s 26 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Montreal.

For a decade now, Quebec has been on a path to develop wind energy and aims to reach a target of 4,000 MW of installed wind farm capacity produced by this infinite, renewable energy source. Wind energy development has allowed for major investment all over Quebec in addition to generating significant economic benefits and job creation.

For full access to the media centre, plenary sessions, presentation venues, workshops and tradeshow floor of the 26th annual CanWEA Conference and Exhibition, media representatives are asked to complete the application for accreditation at:

CanWEA is the voice of Canada’s wind energy industry, actively promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of wind energy on behalf of its more than 400 members. 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.