OTTAWA (July 10, 2019) – Today, the Canadian Electricity Association is joined by electricity companies across Canada for an industry-wide celebration of Canadian lineworkers. They are the highly trained men and women who work to keep electricity flowing into our homes, schools, hospitals and businesses, and on installing and maintaining the complex hydro grid across […]

Ottawa (July 2, 2019) – On Friday, June 28th the Government of Canada released the final Output Based Pricing System Regulations (OBPSR). Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) responded to the Government of Canada’s final industry standards for OBPS. The OBPS rules set the prices for carbon dioxide emissions for coal, natural gas and diesel-fired […]

KUBRA – KUBRA provides customer experience management solutions to some of the largest utility and government entities in North America. Our solutions include billing and payments, utility mapping, mobile apps, proactive communications, and artificial intelligence chatbots for customers. Through these solutions, KUBRA helps clients improve customer satisfaction, reduce operating costs, and maintain compliance for […]

Ottawa (June 3, 2019) – Today, Ray Robinson, Chair of the Canadian Electricity Association’s (CEA) Board of Directors announced on behalf of the Executive Committee that Francis Bradley will assume the role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CEA effective immediately. Bradley has been acting CEO since December 2018. “CEA’s Executive Committee couldn’t […]

Ottawa (May 14, 2019) – Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) celebrates electricity company innovation at the second annual Centre of Excellence reception. Utility members from across the country will present their innovative projects in a trade-show style reception at the Sir John A. Macdonald Building to a diverse audience of Members of Parliament, stakeholders, […]

OTTAWA (April 5, 2019) – Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced funding for a partnership with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) to facilitate guidance documents for electric utilities to create sector specific climate change adaptation plans. “This year, we have been reminded time and time […]

CEA is delighted to welcome 2 new Corporate Partners to the Association as of April 2019. Our partners represent a diverse range of services and products, each adding further value to the Corporate Partner Program.     Eaton – Eaton’s electrical business provides technology driven solution that serve the needs of utility customers. The […]

OTTAWA (March 19, 2019) – Today, the federal government released the 2019 Budget, Investing in the Middle Class, which strongly supports initiatives related to the electricity sector. The Budget aims to encourage more electric vehicles and energy efficient homes and take advantage of Canada’s supply of clean and reliable electricity, which is already over 80 […]

OTTAWA (March 18, 2019) – Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) announced support for the recommendations of the Interim report from the Advisory Council on Climate Action. These include incentives for Canadians to purchase electric vehicles (EVs) and support for EV charging stations, including at workplaces, apartment and condo buildings. “Electrifying personal vehicles represents the […]