Dr. Tim Weis is the Alberta Regional Director at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). He is a professional engineer and works on public policy, research and advocacy activities for Alberta’s wind energy industry. Tim has worked for over a decade in renewable energy technical research and policy design. He has written numerous publications on technical and policy issues facing renewable energy development in Canada at national, provincial and municipal levels. He has assisted more than 20 communities at various stages of development of renewable energy projects and has also worked as a renewable energy consultant examining wind energy challenges in northern communities.