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CEA represents every facet of the electricity industry in Canada with unwavering commitment to informed decision-making and balanced policy proposals.

Every year, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) compiles stories, initiatives, and cutting-edge projects from both staff and CEA member companies across the country, in an effort to tell the collective story of Canadian electricity. The Grid 2020 focuses on the theme of “transformation” and the way it is affecting – and will continue to affect […]

This Best Practice guide applies to all electricity transmission and distribution utilities that have assets in areas of wildfire risk. The Best Practices document outlines activities that utilities should consider to: Prevent and mitigate the risk of utility assets igniting a wildfire Prevent and mitigate the risk of utility assets being impacted by a wildfire […]

These are the faces of those who are working tirelessly to power our homes, health care facilities and communities. Thank you to our essential operations teams and lineworkers for your hard work to support our communities with responsible power.

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 […]