CanWEA Announces Speakers For Calgary Wind Show

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016 No Comments
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The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and Hannover Fairs have announced the keynote speakers for CanWEA’s 32nd Annual Conference and Exhibition, held next week in Calgary, Alberta.

The event, taking place Nov. 1-3 at the BMO Center, will be kicked off by Ben Greenhouse, CanWEA’s board chair; Robert Hornung, president of CanWEA; and Naheed Nenshi, the mayor of Calgary.

The session will discuss the challenges and opportunities Alberta and Saskatchewan face as they work to make the Prairies the next big destination for wind energy development in Canada, explains CanWEA. This year’s program will also showcase topics covering the status of wind energy in major markets, energy storage and asset management.

Additional speakers include as follows:

  • Catherine McKenna, federal minister of environment and climate change;
  • Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s minister of environment and parks and minister responsible for the climate change office;
  • Guy Bruce, vice president of planning, environment and sustainable development for SaskPower; and
  • Michael Law, vice president of renewables development and sustainability for the Alberta Electricity System Operator.

The entire program is available here.

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