Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: April 25, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963893 | Print ISBN: 9781412958783 | Online ISBN: 9781412963893| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Canadian Association for Renewable Energies
INCORPORATED IN 1998 , the Canadian Association for Renewable Energies is an organization dedicated to the promotion of feasible applications of renewable energy in Canada. The objectives of the association are to promote greater awareness of the benefits of renewable energies to Canada's economy, environment, and society; advance the adoption of renewable energies; and undertake research that will optimize renewable energy technologies. Membership is open to institutions, corporations, and individuals. At the peak of the association's activity, it provided a range of services to members, including information dissemination, access to information requests, domain hosting and email services, public relations services, and participation on expert advisory committees. Funding for the association is private, primarily from contracts and membership fees. One of the first projects of the association was an ...