Canadian Wind Energy Association - Media Advisory



    OTTAWA, Sept. 27 /CNW Telbec/ - More than 1200 delegates and
160 exhibitors will gather together in Quebec City next week to discuss
Canada's flourishing wind energy market, at CanWEA's 23rd Annual Conference
and Trade Show in Quebec City - Sunday, September 30th to Wednesday,
October 3, 2007.
    With the growing interest in small wind systems, particularly in Quebec
where the province's energy strategy aims to promote small wind in the
northern and First Nations communities, CanWEA kicks-off the conference with
its sessions on Small Wind Energy Systems, Sunday, September 30, 2007 at the
Hilton Hotel, 1100 Rene Levesque East. Media can register from 7:30 to
9:00 a.m.
    Monday, October 1, 2007 takes the conference to the Quebec Conference
Centre, where the opening plenary features Joyce McLean, CanWEA Board Member
and Chair of the panel including The Honourable Claude Béchard, Quebec
Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife, André Boulanger, President, Hydro-
Québec Distribution, and CanWEA President, Robert Hornung. This opening
session will be webcast live and available for viewing on the CanWEA website,
www.canwea.ca .
    Also on Monday, Robert Hornung, CanWEA President chairs the Federal
Policy Plenary with guests Jimmy Royer, Natural Resources Canada and Suzanne
Loney, Environment Canada.
    The Honourable Gary Lunn, Federal Minister of Natural Resources, will
address the conference on October 2nd. That evening CanWEA'S Annual Banquet
and Awards Ceremony, sponsored by TransAlta Wind, features keynote speaker Mr.
Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council.
    Please continue to check CanWEA's website for updates of the entire
conference program.
    http://www.canwea.ca/events/en/ConferenceAndEvents.html





For further information:

For further information: Media Enquires and Registration: Ulrike Kucera,
Media Relations Officer, (613) 234-8716 ext. 228, Cellular: (613) 867-4433


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