Aucto – Aucto provides utilities with an online asset recovery platform. A lot of surplus assets end up as scrap or gather dust in a warehouse. Your other option likely involves working with intermediaries such as auctioneers and brokers, but they take a significant slice (typically 40%) of any value realized. What’s worse, they […]

Ottawa (December 17, 2020) Today, 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 […]

“Hydrogen is central to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Hydrogen offers an opportunity to use Canada’s clean electricity advantage to decarbonize other sectors. Surplus electricity from non-emitting sources including wind, solar, nuclear or hydro, can produce carbon free hydrogen. Electricity companies have the capacity to safely deliver affordable hydrogen produced in Canada, for Canadians. This strategy sets us on the right path […]

December 11, 2020 (Ottawa) – In response to today’s announcement on the Federal Government’s Climate Plan, Francis Bradley, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association, made the following statement: “Electricity will be central to Canada achieving net-zero carbon emissions. That’s why the electricity sector is pleased to see clean and affordable power at the […]

“We can see the end of the pandemic, but it’s not done yet. Today’s fall economic statement includes meaningful steps to support the electricity sector as it plans for a post-COVID-19 future. We look forward to continuing to work with government to identify how we can support a sustainable recovery for all Canadians.” Francis Bradley, […]

Ottawa (November 26, 2020) –Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) honours electricity companies and their business partners for demonstrating the innovation, leadership and transformative thinking that is critical for creating a sustainable electricity industry. On November 19, the Government outlined its plans to move forward with a Net Zero by 2050 framework. CEA’s ongoing sustainability […]

Ottawa (November 23, 2020) Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) honours Maritime Electric employee Wade Mackenzie for selflessly assisting a customer in a life-threatening situation. The award will be presented during the annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards Ceremony as part of the 2020 Virtual Powering Partnership Summit. “Today, we proudly recognize a lifesaver within […]

OTTAWA (November 23, 2020) Today, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) announced the winners of its 2020 Occupational Health and Safety Awards. CEA members were recognized from coast-to-coast-to-coast for outstanding health and safety achievements. During these unprecedented times, utilities have continued to focus on health and safety priorities and remained dedicated to reducing incidents and ensuring […]

Domino Highvoltage Supply – Domino Highvoltage Supply is a Canadian-owned power-line distributor that has provided power-relat­ed products and services since 2005. Beginning last year, Domino has implemented massive changes in its infra­structure and a bunch of exciting new projects. The Fort McMurray project undertaken by the company in 2019 (see the May 2019 issue […]