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    Activities for Discovering the Vitality of Wind Energy in Quebec

    18 June 2014

    Over 600 Quebeckers participated in one of three open house activities organized in the framework of World Wind Day by seven members of the ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster, in collaboration with the Canadian Wind Energy Association. Families, relatives of industry workers, and a number of curious individuals took advantage of the event to learn more about the Quebec wind sector,

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    Exceptional year for achievements for the ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster

    4 June 2014

    The ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster has shown quite a remarkable performance as it concludes its latest year of operations. The organization, which comprises some 40 members, has already completed half of the actions scheduled in its 2011-2016 action plan, supported its member businesses in their development and surpassed $10M in public and private investments related to its action plan activities.

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    ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster Organizes its First Human Resources Forum

    18 March 2014

    Gaspé, February 6, 2014 – The ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster, in collaboration with regional offices of Emploi-Québec and the Quebec Ministry of Finance and Economy, will hold the first forum on human resources in the wind sector on Monday February 24 at the Hôtel des Commandants in Gaspé. Furtherdetails (in French only)

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    Resounding Success for First Forum on Human Resources in Wind Sector

    18 March 2014

    Gaspé, February 27, 2014 – The ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster brought together no fewer than 28 people for its first ever forum on human resources in the wind sector. The event, which was was organized in collaboration with regional offices of Emploi-Québec and the Quebec Ministry of Finance and Economy, was held on February 24 at the Hôtel des Commandants

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    The TechnoCentre éolien and the Québec Wind Energy Cluster welcome the Government of Québec decision

    18 March 2014

    GASPÉ, NOVEMBER 13, 2013 -The TechnoCentre éolienand the Québec Wind Energy Clustercommend the decision of the Government of Québec to go ahead with the call for proposals for 450 megawatts of wind power and welcome the clarifications published today in the Gazette officielle du Québec. This decision is indicative of the government’s confidence in the wind power industry and its

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    Christian Babin Reappointed President of ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster

    18 March 2014

    Gaspé, May 21, 2013 – At the most recent meeting held on May 17 in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, members of the ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster re-elected Mr. Christian Babin president of the organization. This will be the second term for the president of B&B High Performance Brake Pads, who was elected for the first time in 2011. Furtherdetails (in French only)

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    Public Consultation on Energy Issues

    18 March 2014

    Public Consultation on Energy Issues Arrives in Gaspé Region Recalls Importance of Quebec Wind Industry Gaspé, September 25, 2013 – The Public Consultation on Energy Issues, which arrived in Gaspé yesterday, was an opportunity to highlight the importance of the wind industry, both with respect to the green energy it produces and the economic benefits it has generated over the

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    Quebec wind industry in need of 320 workers by 2018

    17 March 2014

    The Quebec wind industry will need to fill 320 positions in the next five years, including 100 or so in the field of operations and maintenance alone. This was the conclusion of the most recent annual intelligence study on the wind sector workforce prepared by the ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster in November and December 2013. Press release in French

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    Quebec Aluminum Producers Interested in Wind Industry

    18 November 2013

    A delegation of the Trans-Al Network, together with representatives of the TechnoCentre éolien and the ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster, participated last November 13 in Gaspé in a day of brainstorming on opportunities to further integrate aluminum components in wind turbines. Gathered at the table were fifteen or so stakeholders, primarily representatives of aluminum companies and researchers from the wind and

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    The TechnoCentre éolien and the ACCORD Wind Power Cluster salute the attribution of 800 MW of wind power

    10 May 2013

    The TechnoCentre éolien and the ACCORD Wind Power Cluster welcomed the announcement of the attribution of 800 MW of wind power made public today in Gaspé and Matane by Québec Premier Pauline Marois. The Government of Québec also announced its intention to support the wind power network until 2024. “Québec’s wind power industry has been awaiting the allocation of these

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