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Transforming to meet climate, customer and competitive needs Turbines. Simple yet highly complex assets emblematic of the Canadian electricity system. Used to convert energy into the power that turns the lights on, they go largely unnoticed. And while the system may be invisible to the average consumer, it is in the midst of a transformation […]

This report quantifies and discusses performance by the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) members – on a range of metrics organized under five reporting pillars – for calendar 2018 and at least three preceding years. It describes CEA’s support for its members’ pursuit of sustainability and includes case studies illustrating specific member efforts to advance towards […]

On Tuesday, October 1st, President and CEO of CEA Francis Bradley acknowledged the four electricity future scenarios and the implicit demands on the modern Canadian electricity company. He also discussed the many expectations from a changing Canadian customer and the impact of the regulatory environment on an energy company’s ability to operate. His full speech […]

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The unavoidable impacts associated with climate change and weather extremes have the potential to adversely affect infrastructure, including electricity infrastructure. It is thus imperative that organizations in the business of generating electricity have the tools and resources they need to effectively anticipate, plan for, and respond to climate-related risks. The Canadian Electricity Association’s […]

The following document contains data and information about CEA and the Canadian Electricity Industry. The data is derived from 3rd party sources (i.e., World Bank, StatsCan, IEA, Environment Canada) and has been visualized by CEA.

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) made a submission to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) requesting changes to the regulatory regime for wireless communications that will enable CEA’s Canadian Electrical Utility (CEU) members wholesale access to cellular networks.

Editor’s Note Resilience has become a buzzword in the Canadian electricity sector. With a changing climate, a shifting workforce, an evolving political landscape, and the movement towards electrification, building resiliency is integral for electricity companies across Canada. We focused much of our messaging in 2019 around these ideas and began calling this year’s edition of […]

The Canadian electricity sector is undergoing a significant transformation, the effects of which are expected to continue to evolve into the foreseeable future. Five megatrends driving this change can be seen across the country: climate policy is subsuming energy policies, customer expectations are changing, well-defined industry lines are blurring, megaprojects are becoming more challenging, and […]

Every year, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) celebrates electric utility innovation and cutting-edge technology. The pace of change across the electricity industry is as great as it has ever been. Our sector is looking ahead to an unparalleled era of innovation and investment. LED lights, smart thermostats, and energy-efficient appliances are technologies readily visible to […]