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05-Dec-'14. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (Institute) and The University of Western Ontario, Wind Engineering, Energy and Environment (WindEEE) Research Institute recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) details »

30-Sep-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada release their “Annual Operations Update – Fall 2013” details »

28-Aug-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada is searching for a “Director of Technology” details »

22-Jul-'13. Wind Energy Institute of Canada holds AGM and welcomes new Directors details »

02-May-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada awards contract for supply of a Battery Energy Storage System for their “Wind Energy R&D Park and Storage System for Innovation in Grid Integration” project to S&C Electric Canada Ltd. details »

19-Apr-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada is searching for a “Project Engineer” details »

06-Mar-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada collaborates on Wind Energy Strategic Network (WESNet) Project details »

12-Feb-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada and Riamwind Co. of Japan Sign Contract for “Testing Leading to Certification” for the Wind-lens 3kW Turbine details »

23-Jan-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada recognized as a “preferred testing organization” details »

10-Jan-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada to receive replacement blades for their five 2 MW D9.2 DeWind Wind Turbines details »

07-Jan-'13. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada release their "Annual Operations Update Fall 2012 details »

20-Dec-'12. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada and Eocycle Technologies Sign Contract for Testing the Eocycle 25kW Wind Turbine relative to AWEA and MCS Standards for Certification details »

25-July-'12. Update on the Wind Energy Institute of Canada's "Wind R&D Park" Project details »

3-Nov-'11. Update on the Wind Energy Institute of Canada's "Wind R&D Park" details »

13-Oct-'11. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada release their "Annual Operations Update – Fall 2011" details »

6-Oct-'11. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada receives “RJ Templin Award” at CanWEA 2011 details »

26-Sept-'11. Wind Energy Institute of Canada holds AGM and welcomes new Directors details »

12-Sept-'11. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada announces partnership with NEL details »

6-July-'11. Date Extension for Applications: The Wind Energy Institute of Canada and DeWind Co. Are searching for a “Junior Engineer” and a “Wind Turbine Technician”. details »

25-June-'11. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada and DeWind Co. Are searching for a “Junior Engineer” and a “Wind Turbine Technician”. details »

9-June-'11. Wind Energy Institute of Canada issues Expression of Interest for supply of an Energy Storage System for their “Wind Energy R&D Park and Storage System for Innovation in Grid Integration” Project. details »

31-May-'11. The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) awards contract to DeWind Co. for supply of wind turbines for their “Wind Energy R&D Park and Storage System for Innovation in Grid Integration” project. details »

31-May-'11. Seaforth Energy’s AOC 15/50 Wind Turbine is being commissioned at the Wind Energy Institute of Canada for “Testing Leading to Certification” details »

21-Dec-'10. Gary Wedge retires from the Wind Energy Institute of Canada after 28 years of service details »

08-Dec-'10. Four Island rinks approved for new wind turbines details »

06-Dec-'10. Natural Resources Magazine November/December 2010 details »

30-NOV-'10. Journal Pioneer – PhD Student from Laval University doing Research at WEICan details »

29-NOV-'10. Journal Pioneer – Plans to develop a 10-megawatt wind energy research and development park details »

23-NOV-'10. WEICan Annual Operational Update – Fall 2010 details »

5-NOV-'10. WEICan and BerMc Controls Inc. Sign Contract for “Testing Leading to Certification” for their 30kW Wind Turbine details »

22-Oct-'10. WEICan welcomes new "Director of Technology" to the team details »

12-Oct-'10. Globe and Mail article “Canada’s wind innovation put to the test” details »

20-Aug-'10. WEICan receives funding through Canada’s Economic Action Plan – Clean Energy Fund. details »

26-July-'10. WEICan looking for "Director of Technology" details »

14-Jun-'10. Research project between SûGen and WEICan moves to the next phase details »

19-May-'10. WEICan and BRI Energy Solutions Ltd. Sign Contract for "Testing Leading to Certification" for the Vbine 5kW Wind Turbine details »

24-Mar-'10. WEICan has RFP Prepared for Interested Wind Turbine Manufacturers details »

19-Feb-'10. Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan), Zephyr Corporation and American Resources & Energy (ARE) Collaborate on Project details »

10-Feb-'10. WEICan & Zephyr Corporation Install and Commission the Zephyr Airdolphin Z1000 Small Wind Turbine details »

27-Jan-'10. WEICan and Raum Energy Sign Second Contract for “Testing Leading to Certification” for the Raum 3.5kW Wind Turbine details »

02-Dec-'09. WEICan begins Type Testing Leading to Certification on the Zephyr Airdolphin Z1000 details »

17-Aug-'09. University of Regina promotes WEICan to their Cooperative Program details »

23-Mar-'09. WEICan searching for "Project Engineer" details »

20-Feb-'09. WEICan extends deadline for suppliers of small wind turbines for Net Metering Initiative details »

18-Dec-'08. WEICan begins Second "Testing Leading to Certification" program with Cleanfield Energy details »

18-Dec-'08. The Province of Prince Edward Island announced Net-Metering Initiative details »

29-Oct-'08. WEICan makes public "Operational Status Fall 2008" Report details »

27-Oct-'08. Wayne MacQuarrie receives �Individual Leadership Award� at CanWEA 2008 details »

21-Oct-'08. Wind Energy Institute of Canada releases preliminary test report on Catch the Wind's Vindicator Laser Wind Sensor details »

20-Oct-'08. Canadian Wind Energy Association releases its strategic wind power development plan: Wind Vision 2025 - Powering Canada's Future details »

25-Sept-'08. WEICan begins first �Testing leading to certification� program with Raum Energy Inc. as a result of the RFP details »

24-Sept-'08. Canada�s Wind Energy Strategic Network (WESNet) holds meeting of the Scientific Committee at WEICan details »

16-Sept-'08. Cleanfield Energy Announces Installation of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines for Small Wind Turbine Certification With Wind Energy Institute of Canada details »

11-Sept-'08. WEICan's visiting professor program a success details »

11-July-'08. WEICan�s Board of Directors dedicated �AWTS Guest House� during recent AGM details »

20-June-'08. FERC examines causes of rising electricity costs details »

18-June-'08. GE study: Tax incentives for wind offset by revenues details »

06-June-'08. IEA Energy Technology Perspectives 2008 details »

29-May-'08. US DoE 2007 Wind Installation, Cost & Performance trends  details »

23-May-'08. RFP for Civil Engineering works at North Cape details »

16-May-'08. Canada releases 2006 greenhouse gas inventory details »

12-May-'08. US DoE releases 20% Wind Vision by 2030 details »

06-May-'08. North Cape communications upgraded details »

07-Apr-'08. WEICan works with colleges to provide climbing training details »

27-Mar-'08. Final ACOA report from NE Wind Integration Seminar details »

08-Mar-'08. 2008 International Wind Diesel Conference in Alaska details »

20-Feb-'08. WEICan elected to Board of SWCC details »

12-Feb-'08. WEICan hosts SO wind integration seminar details »

22-Jan-'08. Results of 'Research, Development & Demonstration' RFP details »

11-Jan-'08. Results of 'Small Wind Testing leading to Certification' RFP details »

30-Nov-'07. Launch of hydrogen shuttle bus project details »

28-Nov-'07. Remote Community Wind Energy Conference: Tuktoyaktuk details »

21-Nov-'07. WEICan speaks at RE DG conference in New Zealand details »

15-Nov-'07. IEEE Nov/Dec journal devoted to wind integration details »

07-Nov-'07. Summary of submissions of small wind Type Testing RFP details »

04-Nov-'07. Former Hurricane Noel passes over North Cape details »

29-Oct-'07. RD&D RFP documentation now available details »

25-Sep-'07. Small wind Type Testing RFP documentation details »

15-Sep-'07. $200,000 available for collaborative RD&D projects details »

17-Aug-'07. Trade mission to North Cape: Wind Energy 2007 details »

17-Aug-'07. WEICan "leading wind energy R&D" details »

14-Aug-'07. Type Testing EoIs sought from small WTG manufacturers details »

02-Aug-'07. Novel tests started on WhalePower blade details »

27-July-'07. UK. Connecting more renewable energy details »

21-July-'07. Texas PUC designates transmission corridors details »

14-July-'07. High Plains Transmission Study details »

01-June-'07. WEICan signs framework agreement with DEWI details »

12-May-'07. EWEA highlights grid issues details »

11-May-'07. Hi-resolution wind map of New Brunswick details »

01-May-'07. WEICan welcomes new Technical and BD Directors
This month sees two new Directors start work at the WEICan site at North Cape: Technical Director Paul Dockrill and Business Development Director James Glennie.

19-Apr-'07. New FERC transmission policy details »

21-Feb-'07. WEICan secures key Board directors
WEICan has secured two excellent new board directors. They are Henrik Bindner from Ris�, Denmark, and Richard Hassard - now retired but formerly at CIBC investment bank, New York.

15-Feb-'07. US FERC OATT reform. Regulating for variable power details »

11-Oct-'06. Official opening of new WEICan facilities ( 46kB).

09-Jun-'06. Inaugural Meeting of CWIWG details »

23-Sep-'05. Atlantic Wind Test Site (AWTS) to be renamed Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan). Announcement by Hon Joe McGuire and Hon Jamie Ballem ( 48kB).

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