09/26/2011 Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition October 3 - 6, 2011
Attention: Business and Energy Editors
||The Canadian Wind Energy Association and up to 3,000 international wind and renewable energy experts at CanWEA's 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition.
||Canada's largest renewable energy event hosts over 250 wind energy manufacturers, developers and strategic service providers at its annual 3-day show. Programming will include information sessions with Canadian and international business leaders, networking opportunities and tours of wind facilities.
Beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia at The Vancouver Convention Centre – which lays claim to the title of the only two-time winner of the AIPC award as the 'World's Best Convention Centre".
Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 0C3
October 3 – 6, 2011.
General Public Hours – October 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
||Wind Energy is the fastest growing major source of renewable energy in the world. British Columbia ranks sixth provincially in installed wind energy capacity, despite being the last Canadian province to add a utility-scale wind project to its electricity grid. Existing provincial energy policy is very supportive of renewable energy, and BC's wind resources are very competitive with other new generation options, with six new projects set for completion by 2014. Moreover, updated projections now indicate BC is on the cusp of a large and rapid increase for energy demand. CanWEA will unveil its new WindVision for BC at the conference - a strategic plan to 2025 that will highlight the need for, and benefits of, large-scale wind energy development in British Columbia.
On-line application for media accreditation allows full access to the media centre, plenary sessions, presentation venues, workshops and tradeshow floor.
Follow the link https://www.multisoftevents.com/canwea11/Register.aspx?Media=1 to register.
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 420 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. To join other global leaders in the wind energy industry, CanWEA believes Canada can and must reach its target of producing 20 per cent or more of the country's electricity from wind by 2025. The document Wind Vision 2025 – Powering Canada's Future is available at www.canwea.ca.
For more information or to schedule a media interview, contact:
Media Relations Officer
Mobile: (613) 867-4433
Mobile: (613) 608-8226