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CanSIA Membership

Online renewal and registration is now open for CanSIA’s 2015/2016 membership year which will run July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. 

 
Solar West 2015

Now in its 6th year, Solar West 2015 returns to Calgary, Alberta – Canada’s energy capital. Meet face-to-face with solar energy professionals and practitioners, policy and regulatory decision-makers from all levels of government and other important stakeholders and adopters from across the western provinces.

 
CanSIA's Roadmap 2020

"Roadmap 2020: Powering Canada's Future with Solar Electricity" will solidify solar electricity as a mainstream energy source, and an integral part of Canada's diversified electricity mix. It will also ensure the solar electricity industry will be sustainable, with no direct subsidies, and operating in a supportive and stable policy and regulatory environment.

 
Solar Electricity Safety Handbook for Firefighters

CanSIA partnered with the OAFC to develop a training tool to educate firefighters about solar PV installations.

 
2014 IEA PVPS Annual Report

The 2014 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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Our membership encompasses Canada’s largest community of Solar companies available in Canada. From everything to manufacturing to full residential and commercial installation, whatever your solar needs, you’ll find it here.

 

Who we are:
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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Vision:
Implementing CanSIA's Roadmap 2020 will achieve two primary objectives. It will solidify solar electricity as a mainstream energy source, and an integral part of Canada's diversified electricity mix. It will also ensure the solar electricity industry will be sustainable, with no direct subsidies, and operating in a supportive and stable policy and regulatory environment that recognizes the true value of solar.

Roadmap 2020

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News & Media

Consultation is key in solar procurement
July 2nd, 2015
By John Arthur GormanPresident and CEO,Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) In today’s Star Opinion, Wynne government creates yet another energy mess, Micheal Goodspeed took exception with
Solar Ontario 2015 Annual Conference Report (May 25-27, 2015)
June 3rd, 2015
  Costs of Solar Power Are Rapidly Declining Solar Technology, Policy, Storage and Climate Change Topics Featured Next up: Solar West and Solar Canada Provide Promising Business Contacts
Solar + Storage Will Compete With Traditional Sources of Electricity Generation
May 26th, 2015
The cost of solar energy is a critical factor in how the government moves ahead with the implementation of its energy policies. Government support for solar has contributed to a 65% decline in
International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS) publishes its 2014 Annual Report
May 26th, 2015
IEA PVPS published its Annual Report on Tuesday 26 May 2015. In a PV market becoming rapidly global, the IEA’s PV technology cooperation programme continues to provide unbiased and reliable
International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS) has published two new reports on “Power System Operation Planning with PV Integration” and the last edition of large-scale PV systems “PV in the desert”.
May 20th, 2015
The massive deployment of grid-connected PV in recent years has brought PV penetration into the electricity grids to levels where PV – together with other variable RES – have become a visible player
Canadian Solar Industries Association Solar Ontario 2015 Conference Program Announced
May 12th, 2015
Key Topics are Ontario’s Solar Projects Outlook & New Opportunities For The Global Solar Energy Community  Ottawa, Canada – May 12, 2015 – The Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA)