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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 […]

The electricity industry has a tradition of coming together to face challenges in times of need through partnership and co-operation.  Through unity of effort and response from across industry, and with other stakeholders, we ensure that Canadians can continue to count on the electricity that underpins our lives and our economy. The pandemic has underscored […]

Preamble The federal government plans to introduce legislation – the Act to Amend the Sustainable Development Act – that will likely come into force in 2021 and will guide future Federal Sustainable Development Strategies, committing Canada to net-zero emissions by 2050. As this discussion unfolds in light of COVID-19, it is critical that the electricity […]

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 […]

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 […]