Ottawa (September 23, 2020) Francis Bradley, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement on the Speech from the Throne that opened the second session of the 43rd Parliament delivered by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada: “With the announcement that a plan to exceed Canada’s […]

OTTAWA (September 23, 2020) – President and Chief Executive Officer, Francis Bradley, of the Canadian Electricity Association is available to comment on the Speech from the Throne and its anticipated commitment to prioritizing clean growth and a sustainable economic recovery. Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland telegraphed on August 18 that decarbonization “has to be part of” the economic plan going forward. […]

Ottawa (September 17, 2020) Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) released a set of foundational actions that must be undertaken by the electricity industry and governments alike to meet Canada’s commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and accelerating the transition to a cleaner energy future. The urgent need for a coordinated, proactive and collaborative approach […]

Powell – Powell was founded in 1947 in Houston, Texas. The company has grown over the past seven decades to become the strategic supplier of choice for highly complex and integrated systems for distribution and control of electrical energy and other critical processes. Powell is the technology leader in North America for Arc-Resistant Air-Insulated […]

OTTAWA (July 10, 2020) Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) celebrates National Lineworker Appreciation Day alongside our member utilities to honour the highly trained men and women who keep electricity flowing across the country. Lineworkers are the brave individuals who maintain complex electricity grids across cities, provinces and territories. Often faced with working in extreme […]

Vlocity – Vlocity is pleased to be a Corporate Partner of the Canadian Electricity Association. We have appreciated CEA’s leadership in the transformation of Canada’s electricity market to a greener and more customer-centric future, ensuring the continued profitability of the utility sector. These are all values we share at Vlocity. About Vlocity, A Salesforce […]

Today the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) released the “Utility Wildfire Mitigation Guide” prepared by CEA’s Best Practices Transmission Committee. This document provides guidance on reducing or eliminating ignitions and promoting industry resilience to wildfires for the electricity industry in Canada. By identifying risk factors and trends in wildfire data across Canada, utilities can share and […]

  Francis Bradley, President & CEO, Canadian Electricity Association, Co-Author Timothy M. Egan, President & CEO, Canadian Gas Association, Co-Author   We are living in extraordinary and stressful times. In communities across Canada, people are in lockdown to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Businesses, local economies and families are struggling. It’s no surprise that […]

COVID-19 has changed the daily lives of Canadians from coast to coast to coast. The Canadian Electricity Association—in coordination with our industry and government partners—is closely monitoring and responding to COVID-19 developments. We are committed to the health and safety of our members, staff and the public. The pace of COVID-19 developments has been exceptionally […]