Solar Canada 2014

Solar Canada 2014 will take place December 8-9 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Don’t miss out on Canada's largest and most influential solar industry event, register today!

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The 2013 International Energy Agency PVPS Annual Report provides a current global perspective on the status of PV systems and outlines the work and tasks of the Photovoltaic Power Systems Program. The report also provides recent information on the status and prospects of individual member countries including Canada.


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CanSIA is a national trade association that represents the solar energy industry throughout Canada. Since 1992, CanSIA has worked to develop a strong, efficient, ethical and professional Canadian solar energy industry with capacity to provide innovative solar energy soluti
ons and to play a major role in the global transition to a sustainable, clean-energy future.

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A national, not-for-profit association, CanSIA works on behalf of its members to facilitate and promote the responsible and sustainable growth of solar energy across Canada. CanSIA provides education and networking opportunities for members, researches and develops renewable energy policy options for different levels of Canada’s government and implements a broad range of communications activities on solar energy.

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Solar Industry & Ontario Fire Chiefs Announce New Solar Safety Training Program
November 24th, 2014
Ottawa – November 25, 2014 – In an effort to continue to improve the safety of firefighters and the people they protect, the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) and the Ontario Association
Green Energy Futures Highlights Solar in Alberta and CanSIA's Solar West 2014
October 16th, 2014
Green Energy Futures is a multi-media project that tells the stories of green energy pioneers who are advancing green energy solutions in their homes, businesses or communities. This week, they
Solar West 2014: Highlights and Resources
October 9th, 2014
On October 1 and 2, over 200 key thought leaders, decision-makers, and enablers of solar energy gathered for CanSIA's fifth annual Solar West conference in Calgary, Alberta.
International Energy Agency (IEA) Releases Technology Roadmap for Solar PV
October 2nd, 2014
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its Technology Roadmap for Solar PV.  The Roadmap reports that in 2013 new systems globally were installed at a rate of 100 MW of capacity per
Alberta Energy Minister Frank Oberle to Speak at Canadian Solar Industry Solar West Conference
September 26th, 2014
Calgary – September 25, 2014 – The stage is set for the Canadian Solar Industry Association’s (CanSIA) 5th annual Solar West Conference in Calgary Alberta October 1 - 2. The largest and most
Solar Industry Applauds Premier Prentice’s Views on Renewable Energy
September 19th, 2014
Ottawa – September 19, 2014 - The Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) today welcomed Alberta Premier Jim Prentice’s positive views on renewable energy as expressed in his recent Globe and