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Canada’s largest wind energy event to launch in 2020

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) have announced a joint partnership with Hannover Fairs (Canada) Inc. to create a unique new industry event that is dedicated to exploring the opportunities and challenges for wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and other complementary technologies. These technologies will play a … Continue reading Canada’s largest wind energy event to launch in 2020

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Wind energy is the lowest-cost source of new electricity in Canada

Canada’s wind energy industry further expanded its installed capacity in 2018, while solidifying its status as the lowest-cost source of new electricity generation. Newly commissioned projects brought total national wind energy capacity to close to 13,000 megawatts (MW). Meanwhile, competitive auction results in Saskatchewan and Alberta confirmed the wind industry’s ability to continue to deliver … Continue reading Wind energy is the lowest-cost source of new electricity in Canada

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Full program now available for the 2019 CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit in Toronto

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today released the program for its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Summit 2019, the largest annual wind operations event in Canada. With an expected attendance of over 300 wind energy professionals from across Canada and the United States, the O&M Summit is the best place to get up to speed on … Continue reading Full program now available for the 2019 CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit in Toronto

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Wind Energy Industry Honours Award Winners at Largest Annual Gathering of Industry Leaders

CanWEA Conference and Exhibition concludes today, having saluted leaders and fully explored the expanding role for wind energy in the evolving electricity grid The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Deutsche Messe today wrapped up the 34th Annual CanWEA Conference and Exhibition by honouring a slate of exemplary renewable-energy leaders, innovators, pioneers, and … Continue reading Wind Energy Industry Honours Award Winners at Largest Annual Gathering of Industry Leaders

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Alberta and Saskatchewan Governments Reiterate Strong Support for Wind Energy

Alberta Economic Development and Trade for Small Business Parliamentary Secretary, Saskatchewan Minister of Environment, affirm low-cost wind power as pillar of energy transition. Today the Alberta and Saskatchewan governments expressed strong support for wind energy at the opening of the 34th Annual CanWEA Conference and Exhibition, attended by approximately 1,200 utility, government, and industry leaders. … Continue reading Alberta and Saskatchewan Governments Reiterate Strong Support for Wind Energy

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Media Credentials Available for Canada’s Largest Wind Energy Conference in Calgary October 23-25

When: Tuesday-Thursday, October 23-25, 2018 Where: BMO Centre, Calgary, Alberta What: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and partner Deutsche Messe will host leading speakers from industry, government, and utilities at CanWEA’s 34th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Canada’s largest wind energy conference attracts an audience of approximately 1,200, and more than 130 companies will showcase … Continue reading Media Credentials Available for Canada’s Largest Wind Energy Conference in Calgary October 23-25

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Canada’s largest wind energy event to blow into Calgary

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Hannover Fairs Canada unveiled the program for the 2018 CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition. The event will run from October 23 to 25 at the BMO Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Over the course of 2½ days, top speakers from government, industry, and utilities will share insights, … Continue reading Canada’s largest wind energy event to blow into Calgary

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Canada adds 340 MW of wind energy in 2017

Canada brought to life more than 340 MW of wind power capacity in 2017, increasing the country’s total to 12,239 MW, according to the Canadian wind energy association (CanWEA). Overall, 10 wind farms in the states of Nova Scotia, Ontario and British Columbia were put on stream at a total cost of CAD 800 million … Continue reading Canada adds 340 MW of wind energy in 2017

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Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program has resulted in the lowest ever price for wind energy in Canada

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 phase of its Renewable Electricity Program (REP), which has resulted in the lowest-ever price for wind energy generation in Canada. As announced today, the AESO will secure power from three … Continue reading Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program has resulted in the lowest ever price for wind energy in Canada

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Energy Transition promises new markets for Canadian wind energy

Falling costs, an expanding customer base, and growing recognition of the role clean energy will play in building a prosperous economy will drive the wind energy industry’s continued expansion in Canada, business leaders agreed as the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) 33rd Annual Conference and Exhibition wrapped up at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. … Continue reading Energy Transition promises new markets for Canadian wind energy

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Canada well-positioned to decarbonize, says wind energy association president

Canada is well-positioned to transition to a low-carbon economy as wind and solar projects will be the focus of energy investments over the next two decades, a national wind energy conference was told. Almost three quarters of new energy capacity investments in the country through 2040 will be for the two renewable energy sources, said … Continue reading Canada well-positioned to decarbonize, says wind energy association president

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Canadian Wind Energy Assn 33rd annual conference and exhibition – October 3 to 5

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Hannover Fairs (Canada) proudly welcome Canadian and international wind and renewable energy experts to CanWEA’s 33rd Annual Conference and Exhibition on October 3-5 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. What: CanWEA 2017 is Canada’s largest wind energy conference, attracting close to 1,500 attendees and well over 100 exhibiting companies from around the … Continue reading Canadian Wind Energy Assn 33rd annual conference and exhibition – October 3 to 5

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CanWEA Awards GE for Work on Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study

Recognized as a leader in its field, GE’s Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) has been awarded the 2017 R.J. Templin Award from the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) for its work on the Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study (PCWIS). CanWEA — Canada’s leading source of information on wind energy’s social, economic, health and environmental benefits for … Continue reading CanWEA Awards GE for Work on Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study

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Wind energy poised to deliver climate, economic solutions

The strategic value of Canada’s vast clean energy resources was in the spotlight as key political and wind energy industry leaders gathered for the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) annual Spring Forum, held April 4-5 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel in the National Capital Region. The event featured a keynote address from the Honourable James … Continue reading Wind energy poised to deliver climate, economic solutions

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Canada’s wind energy industry had another year of strong growth in 2016, adding 702 MW of new capacity

Canada’s wind energy industry had another year of strong growth in 2016, adding 702 MW of new capacity through the commissioning of 21 projects in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. Sixteen of these projects are owned, at least in part, by aboriginal or local communities, or municipal governments. Canada now has 11,898 MW of installed … Continue reading Canada’s wind energy industry had another year of strong growth in 2016, adding 702 MW of new capacity

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Alberta government announcements highlight of closing day of Canadian Wind Energy Association’s Annual Conference

Provincial leadership is playing an important role in moving Canada’s wind market forward as policymakers look to balance cost-effective electricity supply with growing pressure to clean up their power grids and build sustainable economies – and that is exactly what delegates witnessed first-hand on the final day of the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s 32nd Annual … Continue reading Alberta government announcements highlight of closing day of Canadian Wind Energy Association’s Annual Conference

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Wind energy continues rapid growth in Canada in 2015

2015 was another remarkable year for wind energy in Canada. The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to report that Canada closed 2015 seventh in the world for total installed wind energy capacity with 11,205 MW, and sixth in the world for the amount of capacity added in 2015. Over the year, Canada added … Continue reading Wind energy continues rapid growth in Canada in 2015

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More wind energy part of the necessary transformation of Canada

Wind energy provides a compelling answer to rising greenhouse gas emissions and other widely-shared challenges facing Canada’s energy sector, industry members heard during the final day of the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) 31st Annual Conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.   CanWEA president Robert Hornung noted that the growing attention to climate change … Continue reading More wind energy part of the necessary transformation of Canada

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Economic benefits of wind energy in Ontario in the spotlight

By 2030 wind energy in Ontario will have stimulated over $14 billion in economic activity in the province providing well-paying jobs to thousands of workers and injecting millions of dollars directly into local economies, according to the results of a new study released on the opening day of the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s 31st Annual … Continue reading Economic benefits of wind energy in Ontario in the spotlight

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Canada’s wind energy industry reaches another significant milestone

As Global Wind Day celebrations take place around the globe the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to announce that Canada’s wind energy industry has taken another significant leap forward. With the commissioning of the K2 Wind Power Project in southwestern Ontario this month, Canada has now become the 7th country in the world … Continue reading Canada’s wind energy industry reaches another significant milestone

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