Country’s largest wind energy conference opens in Toronto Oct. 14 – Canadian Wind Energy Association opens 28th Annual Conference and Exhibition
Business leaders to discuss path forward for wind in Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ – The Canadian Wind Energy Association
(CanWEA) kicks off its 28th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Toronto
Sunday Oct. 14. Wind energy is playing an increasingly important role
in meeting Ontario’s demand for clean, reliable and cost effective
electricity. Nearly 40 per cent of Canada’s wind generating capacity is
in Ontario. As Canada’s largest wind energy market, Ontario has almost
2,000 MW of installed capacity and an additional 5,500 MW under
contract to be built or scheduled to be procured by 2015.
The opening plenary session Mon., Oct. 15 will feature a dialogue among
industry leaders on Ontario’s success to date and the work required to
capture even more of wind energy’s economic and environmental benefits
for the province.
The conference sessions will cover a broad range of key issues in the
wind energy industry such as manufacturing, supply chain, technical
issues, operations and maintenance, community engagement, and business
For full access to the media centre, plenary sessions, presentation
venues, workshops and exhibition floor, media representatives are asked
to complete the application for accreditation at: https://www.multisoftevents.com/canwea11/Register.aspx?Media=1. Media badges will be made available on site (Direct Energy Centre – room
To view the full conference program: http://www.canwea2012.ca/PDFs/canwea-conf12-program-e-FINAL.pdf.
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.
SOURCE CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION