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AFFILIATE MEMBERS

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) – www.aberdeenrenewables.com

AREG seeks to position the region as a renewable energy centre of excellence through initiating and delivering key renewable projects and working with member companies to identify business opportunities and promote their skills and expertise. AREG is an incorporated company with an independent board and its wide-ranging activities are financially supported by Aberdeen City Council. With over 170 local members, AREG represents an impressive breadth and depth of energy experience and expertise which continues to grow.

AREG members include energy businesses, research institutes, professional consultants and economic development agencies. Their remarkable diversity extends into every source of renewable energy – onshore and offshore wind, wave, tidal, biomass, hydrogen fuel cell, photovoltaic and thermal solar, hydro and geothermal.

Biogas Association – www.biogasassociation.ca

The Biogas Association is a member driven association promoting the development of biogas which represents all aspects of the biogas sector.

Mission: Biogas Association is the collective voice of the growing biogas industry in the new sustainable energy economy.

Vision: Biogas Association will develop biogas to its full potential as a clean, green energy source.

Role and Mandate: The Biogas Association is heavily involved in:

  • guiding policy and regulatory developments in the renewable energy sector;
  • building industry knowledge through exchange of information;
  • creating knowledge networks among the sector;
  • supporting valuable research;
  • offering guidance and assistance to members on a wide range of renewable energy issues;
  • promoting biogas opportunities to develop biogas to its full potential;
  • organizing outreach events to raise awareness and educate the public to the multiple benefits of biogas.

Canadian GeoExchange Coalition – www.geo-exchange.ca

The CGC is guided by a vision to transform the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) market in Canada by:

  1. Expanding the market in Canada for geoexchange products and services;
  2. Facilitating business development in a way that complements the participants’ core business;
  3. Promoting the CGC’s contribution to the Canadian economy through increased sales revenues, jobs creation, and enhanced export opportunities; and,
  4. Improving environmental performance, including the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

Canadian Hydropower Association – www.canadahydro.ca

Founded in 1998, the Canadian Hydropower Association (CHA) is the national trade association dedicated to representing the interests of the hydropower industry. Its members span the breadth of the industry and, with nearly 50 members, include hydropower producers, manufacturers, developers, engineering firms, organizations and individuals interested in the field of hydropower. CHA members represent more than 95% of the hydropower capacity in Canada.

The Association is governed through an elected representative Board of Directors.

Mission: We, the Canadian hydropower industry, promote the technical, economic, social, and environmental advantages of hydropower. We advocate the responsible development and use of hydropower to meet our present and future electricity needs in a sustainable manner.

Vision: Hydropower leads the way for reliable, renewable, clean energy.

Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) – www.cansia.ca

CanSIA is a national trade association that represents approximately 650 solar energy companies throughout Canada. Since 1992, CanSIA has worked to develop a strong, efficient, ethical and professional Canadian solar energy industry with capacity to provide innovative solar energy solutions and to play a major role in the global transition to a sustainable, clean-energy future.

Mission: A national, not-for-profit association, CanSIA works on behalf of its members to facilitate and promote the responsible and sustainable growth of solar energy across Canada. CanSIA provides education and networking opportunities for members, researches and develops renewable energy policy options for different levels of Canada’s government and implements a broad range of communications activities on solar energy.

Clean Energy BC – www.cleanenergybc.org

The mandate of the Clean Energy Association of British Columbia (CEBC) is to develop a viable clean power industry in British Columbia that serves the public interest by providing cost-effective electricity through the efficient and environmentally responsible development of the Province’s energy resources.

Since 1992, CEBC (formerly until July 2012, the Independent Power Producers of British Columbia) has been the industry trade association representing and advocating for clean energy project developers and the commercial and technical supply chains. In this regard CEBC engages with multiple levels of federal, provincial and municipal governments, BC Hydro, First Nations, ENGO’s, BCUC, Chambers of Commerce, Business Councils and other stakeholders. Last but far from least CEBC’s mandate includes increasing public awareness about choices of electricity generation and the features and benefits of each of those choices.

Maine Composites Alliance – www.mainecompositesalliance.org

Maine’s composite industry is comprised of small and mid-sized shops proud to deliver innovative, high-quality, cutting-edge design and manufacturing services for the marine, automotive, aerospace, architecture and industrial industries in Maine, as well as for businesses throughout the United States and around the world.

Maritimes Energy Association – www.maritimesenergy.com

The Maritimes Energy Association is a not-for-profit industry association representing businesses that provide goods and services to Eastern Canada’s energy industry. Since its inception in 1982 (as OTANS), the membership has swelled from a dozen to more than 300 member businesses throughout Atlantic Canada.

The mandate of the Association is to support the maximization of Atlantic Canadian participation in the supply of both goods and services to meet the needs of the energy industry. Its purpose is to identify, promote and support the development of opportunities for member companies. It accomplishes this through its member activities and services, industry advocacy and policy research.

Ocean Energy Industry Australia – www.oeia.org.au

Ocean Energy Industry Australia (OEIA) is the newly formed representative body, established in March 2012, for Australia’s emerging ocean energy sector. In this role, OEIA will act as an umbrella support organisation for wave and tidal energy developers, as well as serving as a central body of expertise about ocean energy development in this country. Its overarching purpose is to help accelerate the commercialisation of the sector by helping to secure necessary resources and working to remove barriers and risks.

Ocean Technology Council – www.otcns.ca

The Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia (OTCNS) is a not-for-profit, business organization that represents the collective interests of companies actively working in the ocean technology sector in Atlantic Canada. This council is a component of the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Nova Scotia, comprised of dynamic, export-driven small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) delivering world-class advanced technologies and services.

Ontario Waterpower Association – www.owa.ca

The mission of the Association is to be the collective voice advocating for the Ontario waterpower industry.

We will:

  • preserve and grow value for our membership
  • facilitate the responsible growth and enhance the competitiveness of the industry
  • coordinate and promote the common interests of the membership
  • promote the achievement of sustainable development
  • build strategic relationships with:
    • Government
    • Aboriginal organizations
    • Industry, resource management associations, and the environmental community
  • be recognized as the primary source for quality information about waterpower.

Wind TechnoCore –www.eolien.gc.ca

Founded in 2000, the wind TechnoCore has one priority: supporting the development of Quebec’s expertise in wind energy. TechnoCore The wind’s mission is to contribute to the development of a Quebec industrial wind energy network, competitive in North America and internationally, while highlighting the Gaspesie- Iles-de-la-Madeleine in the heart of this emerging niche of the Quebec economy.

Specifically, the wind TechnoCore is a research and technology transfer to help companies adapt their technology to the northern climate, to develop new products for the wind industry and integrate the supply chain Quebec.

He is the owner and operator of the experimental site in northern wind CORUS (SNEEC) which includes two REpower turbines with a capacity of 2.05 MW, a microarray coupling wind-diesel sources, a wind measurement tower 126 meters and LIDAR.

We offer a flexible approach to meet the needs of the industry. We carry out orders on a confidential basis and we can also make our customers benefit from our network of partner universities, industrial and institutional. In all cases, we guarantee the independence of our results.

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The term “marine renewable energy” is used to describe the harnessing of power found in ocean waves, tidal flows, and salinity and temperature gradients.

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