Archive for CanWEA

Alberta’s Environment Minister Lauds Renewables

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

The Alberta government’s efforts to encourage development of the province’s abundant wind energy resource and diversify its fossil fuel-dependent economy have captured the attention of investors, who see a long-term opportunity for growth in the market, according to Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s [Read More]

CanWEA Celebrates Canadian Wind Leaders With 2017 Annual Awards

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

At the 32nd Annual Awards of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), which took place last night in Gatineau, Quebec, the association honored several industry leaders, innovators and supporters for their exceptional work on behalf of wind energy. The 2017 award [Read More]

CanWEA Spring Forum To Delve Into Canada, U.S. Wind Action

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is highlighting the keynote addresses for its upcoming CanWEA Spring Forum, taking place on April 4-5 in Gatineau-Ottawa, Quebec. In addition to a lineup of wind energy stakeholders, the program will feature keynote addresses [Read More]

CanWEA Applauds Green Focus Of Federal Budget

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is voicing its support for the Canadian government’s newly released Budget 2017, which includes promoting renewable energy across the country. Budget 2017 is the next step in the government’s long-term plan to “create jobs [Read More]

CanWEA Announces Annual Award Nominees

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the nominees for the 2017 CanWEA Awards, which recognize those who have made “outstanding contributions” to Canada’s wind power industry. The nominees are as follows: R.J. Templin Award Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study [Read More]

Another Good Year For Canada Wind: CanWEA Gives The Lowdown

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 31, 2017

Canada now has nearly 12 GW of installed wind capacity, which is enough to supply 6% of the country’s electricity demand.

CanWEA Holding Wind O&M Summit In Toronto

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is inviting operations and maintenance (O&M) professionals and accredited media to gather at its O&M Summit next month in Toronto. Held Feb. 1-2 at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto, the event will include a tabletop [Read More]

CanWEA: Wind Essential To Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 21, 2016

In a submission to Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has outlined what it says are important considerations for the future of the province’s electricity supply, such as affordability, protection of the environment and power system [Read More]

Canada Lays Out Vision For Harnessing Renewable Energy Resources

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 12, 2016

Canada’s abundant renewable electricity resources offer the country a competitive advantage in global efforts to cut carbon pollution and deliver clean growth, according to a new report from the Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity. According to a release from the [Read More]

Canada Unveils Plan For Reducing Carbon, Upping Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 21, 2016

As part of the government’s vision to move from 80% to 90% non-emitting energy sources by 2030, the plan will open up new opportunities for wind energy in Canada.