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Overview: The Canadian Electricity Association will be presenting the 2020 State of the Canadian Electricity Industry. Emphasizing the pace and scope of transformation in the electricity sector, the recommendations within the report will guide CEA’s thought leadership and advocacy in the year ahead. CEA will highlight specific recommendations within the following topics: Innovating for a […]

Canada is on a path to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. Not only have the political, legal and policy landscapes towards recognition of Indigenous rights and renewing relationships between Canada and the First Peoples grown significantly in the last few years, but so has Indigenous inclusion within the electricity sector. CEA and our members are committed […]

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 […]