En français: Avis : Les représentants des médias peuvent se procurer une accréditation en vue du plus grand rendez-vous annuel au pays sur l'opération dans l'industrie éolienne, les 29 et 30 janvier à Toronto
OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ -
Who: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) proudly welcomes more than 250 operations and maintenance professionals from across Canada and the United States, as well as accredited media to gather at CanWEA's 5th Annual Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Summit at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, January 29-30. Limited space is available for accredited media.
What: The CanWEA O&M Summit, which includes an exhibition featuring over 25 leading companies in the sector, is developed with O&M professionals to help Canadian wind operators and service providers make informed decisions on operating their wind energy portfolios in Canada. Topics to be discussed include the growing connection of people, technology, organizations, policy development, and experience that is pushing rapid O&M advancements; new ideas from researchers and entrepreneurs; new products and services; start-ups and the innovation pathway; the strong focus on health and safety; and much more. Please see our detailed program. CanWEA will present two annual Operations and Maintenance Awards during the Summit. The Operations and Maintenance Outstanding Achievement Award honours an organization that has demonstrated an innovative, industry-leading approach to wind facility O&M. The finalists for this award are Capstone Infrastructure and TECHÉOL inc. Finalists for the Health and Safety Award, which recognizes excellence in this critical area of wind farm operations, are Kruger Energy Port Alma LP & Chatham LP and Vestas Canadian Wind Technology.
Where: Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2L3
Why: With almost 12,800 megawatts of installed wind energy capacity and plans for continued steady growth in the coming years, the responsible and sustainable operations of wind farms is a critical topic for Canadian wind energy stakeholders. CanWEA's O&M Summit brings together key players from the entire spectrum of the wind energy industry, providing an opportunity to learn, share experiences, and better understand the operational issues unfolding in Canada's wind energy sector.
Media: For accreditation, please send your request to Anastasia Smolentseva, Communications Advisor, at [email protected]. Please include a brief description of your primary area of interest.
About the Canadian Wind Energy Association
CanWEA is the voice of Canada's wind energy industry, actively promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of wind energy. 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 LinkedIn. Learn more at canwea.ca.
SOURCE Canadian Wind Energy Association
For further information: For more information or for interview opportunities, please contact: Anastasia Smolentseva, Communications Advisor, Canadian Wind Energy Association, 613-909-8107 x 241 or 1-800-922-6932 x 241, [email protected]