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August 30, 2021

June Wang retiring after almost 25 years at WEICan


June Wang is retiring after almost 25 years of service at the Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan). In her time at the Institute, June has contributed to small wind testing leading to certification, wind-diesel projects, and many research projects. An accomplished controls system designer, June developed wind turbine control systems and integrated wind turbine and diesel control systems. June has also been an integral part of WEICan’s data collection and analysis. WEICan thanks June for her years of dedication and wishes her all the best as she starts her next chapter.
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