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WESNet 2013 Annual General Meeting and Poster Session

WESNet’s 6th Annual General Meeting and 4th Poster Session will be held in conjunction with the 2013 CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, October 9-10, 2013.


Siemens Canada to Invest in Smart Grid Research Projects with University of New Brunswick

Dr. Liuchen Chang secures major partnership with Siemens Canada. Research aims to further understanding of residential smart grid application. Siemens Canada and the University of New Brunswick (UNB) have agreed on the scope of two research projects looking at smart grid technology that could begin as early as spring 2014. Siemens’ has committed to investing


WESNet Mandate Extended to March 31, 2014

With its highly productive research program, WESNet has received approval for an extension by one year to March 31, 2014 under existing funding.The extension will allow WESNet, building on its significant achievements in technology development, research collaboration and HQP training, to focus on moving forward the developed wind energy technologies into the next level of