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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.

Every year, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) compiles stories, initiatives, and cutting-edge projects from both staff and CEA member companies across the country, in an effort to tell the collective story of Canadian electricity. The Grid 2020 focuses on the theme of “transformation” and the way it is affecting – and will continue to affect […]

Editor’s Note Resilience has become a buzzword in the Canadian electricity sector. With a changing climate, a shifting workforce, an evolving political landscape, and the movement towards electrification, building resiliency is integral for electricity companies across Canada. We focused much of our messaging in 2019 around these ideas and began calling this year’s edition of […]

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Electricity Association met in the Yukon from June 19 to 21, 2018. This was the first time in the association’s history that a Board meeting was convened in Canada’s North. CEA marked the occasion by hosting in partnership with two member companies that operate in the North, Yukon […]

Discussion paper on the benefits and costs of Canadian climate action. Intended to inform the national conversation and help build a balanced and long-term consensus on Canada’s climate and clean energy strategy.

The attached circuit kilometer definition has been discussed and defined by the Service Continuity Committee to assist with the standardization of capturing data related to distribution system performance.  The circuit kilometer definition provides details on how utilities may look at measuring their network.

Looking back on 125 years of innovation. In 1891, electricity’s potential seemed unlimited, lighting streets and buildings, powering economic growth and illuminating a newly minted nation. Today and going forward, the electricity sector remains indispensable to the quality of life enjoyed by Canadians, and the competitiveness of our national economy.

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) and its Corporate Utility Members (hereafter Members) are committed to engaging with Indigenous Peoples of Canada based on mutual respect to advance the following goals: Nurture meaningful long-term relationships with Indigenous Peoples. Enhance mutually beneficial economic relationships and business opportunities. Further consider Indigenous perspectives in the activities of the Association […]

Tomorrow’s economy will be built on a solid foundation of clean, sustainable growth. Growth that will drive new technologies, increase productivity, and create good jobs for Canadians. As we work to operationalize the Paris Agreement, and move from aspiration to action, Canada has a significant advantage in one crucial area: access to abundant sustainable and […]