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About CEA


Founded in 1891, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is the national forum and voice of the evolving electricity business in Canada. The Association contributes to the regional, national and international success of its members through the delivery of quality value-added services.

CEA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of senior executives from its Corporate Utility Members. CEA offers members a broad range of innovative programs and services in addition to delivering a coherent and convincing industry viewpoint to decision makers on critical policy and regulatory issues.

CEA members generate, transmit and distribute electrical energy to industrial, commercial, residential and institutional customers across Canada every day. Members include integrated electric utilities, independent power producers, transmission and distribution companies, power marketers and the manufacturers and suppliers of materials, technology and services that keep the industry running smoothly. 



CEA will be the leading energy association, indispensable to the regional, national, and international success of its members, ensuring they remain at the forefront of customer service, sustainability, and technological innovation.



CEA is the national voice for safe, secure and sustainable electricity for all Canadians, and provides its members with value-added products and services to advance the strategic interests of Canada's electricity industry.


Strategic Goals: Based on extensive consultations with the leaders of CEA’s member companies, the Association’s strategic goals provide a comprehensive roadmap to addressing the industry’s most pressing issues.

Six main priority areas present the framework for CEA’s objectives:

• infrastructure;
• energy efficiency;
• technology;
• regulation;
• environment; and
• security.