Tag: Community Engagement


EDP Renewables Welcomes Local Summer Camps to South Branch Wind Farm for Day of Science and Engineering

On Thursday, July 24th, 2014 – EDP Renewables Canada along with Siemens Canada LTD, and a team of educators from the KidWind Project joined together to host more than 150 local summer campers from across the towns of Crysler, Embrun, Russell, Avonmore, Chesterville, and Morrisburg  (more…)


Ernestown Wind Park distinguished as community engagement leader

Ernestown Windpark Inc. was awarded the 2012 SWITCH Rural Initiatives Award on November 8, 2012 at the annual SWITCH Awards in Kingston, Ontario. (more…)


Creating benefits or the whole community: Wind energy in Saint-Robert-Bellarmin

(Available in French only)

Quarante éoliennes, 80 mégawatts, 200 millions $ d’investissements et une centaine de travailleurs affectés à la construction  (more…)


Wind Energy Drives Record Local Investments

Wind energy in Canada will enjoy a record year in 2011 with approximately 1,200 MW of new wind energy capacity projected to be added to provincial grids, representing an investment of $3.5 billion and creating 13,500 person-years of employment.


Wind developer communicates benefits of wind project to community

Gilead Power Corporation is a strong supporter of CanWEA’s Best Practices Guidelines for Community Engagement and Public Consultation.  In fact, Gilead’s Stakeholder Engagement and Community Relations processes follow the Best Practices Guidelines. We believe that responsible communication and engagement is at the heart of every successful wind energy project.