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August 12, 2022

Anniversary Celebration at the Wind Energy Institute of Canada


On Tuesday, August 2, the Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) celebrated its 16th anniversary and the 41st anniversary of the Atlantic Wind Test Site (AWTS).

 See here for press release.


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The Wind Energy Institute of Canada advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation and collaboration.