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December 14, 2015

Wind Research & Development Park


The Wind R&D Park was commissioned in April 2013 and produces clean electricity for consumption by Prince Edward Islanders. The Wind R&D Park had good performance in 2014 and 2015 with a high annual capacity factor.

WEICAN - Wind R&D Park (PDF)

September 16, 2021
WEICan releases Utility Forum Task 2 Report: Canadian Provincial Grid Code Study
Task 2 of the Utility Forum recommends opportunities to harmonize grid codes across Canada to lower the barriers to entry for further renewables... More >

September 16, 2021
WEICan releases Utility Forum Task 1 Report: Evaluating the Performance of a Wind Generator in Providing Ancillary Grid Services
Task 1 of the Utility Forum demonstrated the ability of wind turbine generators to perform the ancillary services Automatic Generation Control, Frequency Response, and Inertia on the Nuttby Wind Farm... More >

September 9, 2021
WEICan and ExxonMobil advance new lubricant technologies for wind turbine applications
The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) and ExxonMobil have agreed to test new and innovative lubricant technologies for wind turbine applications and technology designed to monitor lubricant... More >

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation and collaboration.