Discover the Heart of Renewable Energy Research and Development

Inside WEICan’s Facilities

Welcome to the forefront of renewable energy research and development, where our state-of-the-art facilities pave the way for groundbreaking advancements in wind and solar power. From the meticulously designed main office and the welcoming AWTS Guest House to the dynamic UNB Facility, each element of our campus is tailored to foster innovation, collaboration, and real-world application.

Dive into the world of renewable energy with us, where every corner of our campus is a testament to the future of sustainable power.

Main Office: A Hub of Innovation

Established in 2006, our two-story main office is more than just a workspace. It houses offices, a boardroom, laboratories, and workshops—all designed with innovation in mind. The workshops are a tinkerer’s dream, equipped with a metal lathe, drill press, and an assortment of tools. Meanwhile, our laboratories are fitted with specialized measuring instruments, including oscilloscopes, an acoustic meter, power meters, a variac, power supplies, and a function generator, to name a few. This combination of facilities supports a wide range of research and development activities in wind energy.

AWTS Guest House: Your Home Away From Home

For visiting scholars, our on-site AWTS Guest House offers cozy and convenient accommodations. This two-story building, originally built in 1981 and renovated in 2006, features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and ten beds, ensuring a comfortable stay for researchers, students, and interns. With amenities like a kitchen, laundry facilities, and internet access, it’s the perfect place to relax and recharge after a day of innovation.

UNB Facility: Bridging Theory and Practice

Adjacent to our small wind test beds, the University of New Brunswick’s Renewable Energy Technology Research Facility is within the Institute’s grounds. It includes a variable speed test bed capable of testing generators (up to 150 kW), inverters, and energy storage devices in a controlled setting. Unique in its connection to the Institute’s wind turbines, the UNB facility enables findings from lab experiments to be applied directly to real-world scenarios, offering unparalleled opportunities for advancing renewable energy technologies.

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