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Emerging Opportunities in Canada’s Wind Energy Supply Chain
Wind energy represents a major industrial development and economic stimulus opportunity for Canada. Between now and 2020 it is estimated that $1 trillion will be invested in new wind energy facilities worldwide and that more than 1.75 million jobs will be created in this rapidly growing industry. The rapid pace of wind energy development has created a strong demand for wind turbines, leaving turbine manufacturers with high demand for parts and services. There is a growing opportunity in the following sectors:
- manufacturing of components and sub components
- steel fabrication
- operations and maintenance
- And more
CanWEA / CME Report - Wind Industry Supply Chain Opportunities for Canadian Manufacturers
CanWEA and CME have formed a strategic partnership to share information, promote opportunities in the wind industry and coordinate efforts among the numerous industry stakeholders.
CanWEA and CME are committed to bringing together the key jurisdictions and stakeholders with an interest in this area to establish strategic priorities for communication and coordination of supply chain development activities in support of an integrated national strategy for the wind industry.
Key initiatives that should be pursued are covered in greater detail in this report:
B. Partnership Facilitation
C. Capability Development
D. Policy to Develop a Sustainable Canadian Supply Chain
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