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July 22, 2020

WEICan hires two summer students


The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) is pleased to have two students working as Wind Systems Technical Interns this summer.

Andrew Bourgeois is from Montague, PE and will be entering his third year at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in the Computer Science program in September 2020. Andrew began working for WEICan in June and has been working on data analysis that will help with WEICan’s research and operations.

Diego LeClair is from Tignish, PE and will be entering his fourth year at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in the Civil Engineering program in September 2020. Diego began working for WEICan in July and will be helping with field work for our onsite turbines.

 See here for a list of current and past students and interns.

About the Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan): The Wind Energy Institute of Canada advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation, and collaboration. Located in North Cape, PEI, WEICan has been at the forefront of Canada's wind research program since 1981. WEICan owns and operates a 10 MW Wind R&D Park, which is used to support research activities as well as to financially support WEICan through sales of electricity.

Contact:

Marianne Rodgers

Marianne.Rodgers@weican.ca

Scientific Director

Wind Energy Institute of Canada

North Cape, Prince Edward Island

1-902-882-2746 

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