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 development.
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 109A).
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
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