Innovative – Dedicated – Pioneering

Welcome to WEICan

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) is a leading center of excellence in wind energy research, development and education. Our commitment to advancing wind energy technologies places us at the forefront of sustainable energy solutions.

The institute is strategically located on Prince Edward Island, renowned for its consistent and powerful winds, making it an ideal hub for wind energy research and development. Established in 1981, WEICan has been at the forefront of driving sustainable solutions in the wind energy sector, contributing significantly to Canada’s renewable energy landscape.

Harnessing Winds of Change for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Our Mission, Vision, and Purpose

Our Mission

WEICan advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation and collaboration.

Our Vision

WEICan envisions a Canada where wind energy is a prominent sustainable source of clean power, fostering economic growth, cutting greenhouse gas emissions, and securing a cleaner future. Our dedication to pioneering wind energy research, testing, innovation, and collaboration is propelling the transformation of Canada’s energy landscape towards a sustainable and environmentally responsible future.

Our Purpose

WEICan champions the development of sustainable wind energy through innovative research, partnerships, and community collaboration. Our goal is to advance environmentally friendly wind technologies, aligning with industry, academia, government, and community partners. We are committed to fostering economic growth and reducing carbon footprints, ensuring our contributions benefit both national interests and community well-being. Through our efforts, WEICan aims to be a leader in renewable energy promoting a cleaner, sustainable future.

Join the WEICAN team

Why Work With Us

Are you ready to join a dynamic team and make a meaningful impact on the world? Look no further than WEICan – a workplace dedicated to driving positive change and fostering innovation.

  • Purpose-driven mission

  • Collaborative environment

  • Innovation and growth

  • Impactful projects

  • Inclusive culture

  • Competitive benefits