The holiday season offers an opportunity to take stock of the positive relationships that make our lives a bit brighter. One for which the electricity sector is particularly thankful is the electricity partnership between Canada and the U.S. This longstanding and mutually beneficial relationship has not only stood the test of time, but it continues […]

Our pivotal, annual event wrapped up a few short weeks ago with a full house that included Board Members, Corporate Partners, senior utility executives and many CFOs. We were pleased with how everyone was actively engaged, with several in attendance participating on two very timely panels. The first panel – NAFTA Negotiations – moderated by […]

Canada’s first beyond visual line of sight drone flight a success Unmanned flight so recently seemed like a thing of futuristic movies and comic books. A few short years down the road and anyone can purchase a drone on the internet for a few hundred dollars. Although commonly known for their great panoramic selfies, small […]

At the end of this month, CEA’s Chief Operating Officer, Francis Bradley, will be speaking to leaders in the BC power industry to share insights into how to sustain economic competitiveness in BC. Bradley will be delivering a Keynote address at CI Energy Group’s Annual BC Power Symposium on January 30-31 in Vancouver, to explore […]

At Canadian Electricity Association’s (CEA) 125th anniversary event this past November in Toronto, Dr. Lawrence Jones of the Edison Electric Institute named blockchain as the most important technology for electric utilities to watch for in the coming years, due to its potential to completely transform electricity sector business models. But while talking to others attending […]

The very first crossing of the English Channel in a heavier-than-air craft happened in July 1909 when pilot Louis Bleriot won £1,000 crossing from Calais to Dover. 106 years later, in July 2015, two more landmark flights took place over the Channel. The flights, by Hugues Duval and subsequently by Didier Esteyne, were newsworthy because […]

The unprecedented electricity infrastructure investments Canada must undertake between now and 2030 represent a tremendous opportunity for all Canadians, and Aboriginal communities in particular. CEA and its members have long recognized the importance of establishing permanent and mutually-beneficial relationships with the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada. The many successful collaborative projects and relationships between members and […]

            Just over seven months ago, Alberta’s new climate leadership initiatives was announced by the NDP Government. Given the ambitious mandates – including phasing out coal generation, replacing two-thirds of that energy with renewables, and having renewable energy comprise 30% of Alberta’s electricity production by 2030 – the implementation of […]

The leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada are expected to walk away from their meetings this week with new continental commitments to tackle climate change and boost clean energy generation. It’s a logical and smart move: all three have made climate action a priority at home and abroad, and in light of the […]