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Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition

Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA)
29th Annual Conference and Exhibition
October 7 – 10, 2013


Thursday, September 26, 2013

Attention: Business and Energy Editors/Reporters – French version is attached

Who:     The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and over 1,500 international wind and renewable energy experts from around the world will gather at CanWEA’s 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Toronto.

What:   CanWEA’s 2013 Conference & Exhibition is Canada’s largest wind energy conference attracting over 1,500 delegates and almost 150 exhibiting companies from around the world. It is the place to see wind energy related products and services, network with leading industry decision makers, and generate numerous first-rate business leads. CanWEA 2013 exhibitors are leaders in the wind industry, and are dedicated to supporting CanWEA’s efforts to create a responsible and sustainable wind energy industry in Canada.  Please see our detailed program here.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building
222 Bremner Blvd.
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3L9

When:  October 7 – 10, 2013 – Note: The Conference’s opening reception occurs on Monday, October 7th and the first full day of programming is Tuesday, October 8th.

Why:     Canada, and in particular Ontario, has emerged as a competitive and leading destination for wind energy investment globally. This industry now represents billions of dollars in new investments across the manufacturing and construction sectors annually in Canada. Today, wind energy continues to play a significant and growing role in delivering clean, safe and affordable energy as provinces look to build more robust electricity systems. Maintaining this momentum will require continued commitments to long-term, aggressive targets for wind energy development and a stable policy framework, along with responsible and sustainable industry practices.

How:     On-line application for media accreditation allows full access to the media centre, plenary sessions, presentation venues, workshops and exhibition floor.

Follow the link to register.

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About CanWEA:

CanWEA is the voice of Canada’s wind energy industry, actively promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of wind energy on behalf of its 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. Join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and for insight on industry issues join the conversation at

For Canada to be a world leader in the production of clean wind energy, CanWEA believes we can and must reach a target of producing 20 per cent or more of our electricity from wind.  Learn more at

For more information, please contact:

Ulrike Kucera
Media Relations Officer
Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA)
Suite 710, 1600 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario  K1Z 1G3
Direct: 613 234 8716 ext. 228 / Mob. 613 867 4433


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