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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.

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 survey was conducted with 2,000 Canadian residents from March 12 to 17, 2021. A random sample of panelists were invited to complete the survey from a set of partner panels based on the Lucid exchange platform. These partners are typically double opt-in survey panels, blended to manage out potential skews in the data from […]

The Canadian Electricity Association (“CEA”) represents electricity generators, transmitters, and distributers from coast to coast to coast. Included in CEA’s membership are our corporate partners from various areas of the electricity supply chain and emerging business lines such as transactive energy companies. A crosscutting priority for all of CEA’s members and corporate partners is grappling […]

“Canada’s climate is changing, as is the frequency, intensity, and duration of extreme weather events. These changes can pose significant risks for electricity companies, some of which are so significant that they are termed “enterprise risks”. These kinds of risks must be managed actively because of their ability put the business itself in peril. To […]

In 2019, CEA undertook a staff-led exercise to rewrite our corporate values and supporting and fostering the CEA team was at the heart of the final product. Joining Equal by 30 was a logical extension of this and builds on many of the steps that we have taken. Already, more than half of CEA’s employees […]

Every year at the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), we step back, take stock and, in our best attempt at punditry, endeavour to describe the state of the Canadian electricity industry. Punditry is involved, given that to effectively describe the state of Canada’s electricity industry requires not simply describing its current state, but also looking to […]

In 2019, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) Distribution Council (D-Council) identified equity, diversity and inclusion, and specifically, the increased representation of female-identified skilled trade workers as a priority focus area. Over the course of the following year, a series of discussions were held to share specific practices, programs, and policies that promoted gender equity, diversity […]

CEA’s Data and Analytics Working Group (“DAWG”) is a collaborative information exchange forum for data strategies, insights, analytics, and their enabling technologies. The group shares best practices and approaches around implementing effective organizational structures, tools and policies, effective governance models, and priorities to determine the best return on investment CEA analytics can provide to member utilities. DAWG embarked on […]

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is very pleased to share publicly that the Board of Directors have approved an Industry-wide collective commitment to accelerating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) in the electricity industry. CEA’s Board of Directors is aware that this is the first collective step in a long journey but they also recognize the […]