- CEA celebrated its centennial in 1991.
- By 1992, nuclear generation's share of total electricity production rises to 15 per cent.
- Hydroelectricity's share of production stands at about 62 per cent. The percentage fluctuates throughout the seventies and eighties, as fossil-fuel prices rise and fall.
- CEA celebrates its centennial in 1991.
- In 1995 new legislation is introduced in the Alberta legislature to support and hasten the corporate "unbundling" of the aggregation of electrical power supply…the Electric Utilities Amendment Act is passed April 23, 1998.
- Newfoundland attempts to re-open the Churchill Falls agreement with Quebec in 1996. By 1998 an historic proposed joint-project is announced that would develop the Lower Churchill and expand the Upper Churchill for a total of 3,200 megawatts of new hydroelectric generation.
- By 1997 the value of electricity exports to the U.S. has grown to $1.2 billion. The cost of importing electricity from the U.S. is $108 million.
- In 1997 Canada becomes a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol to the Framework Convention on Climate Change, an international agreement aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Canada’s commitment poses a challenge to the industry’s ability to implement appropriate CO2-reducing technology concurrent with remaining competitive in open markets.
- In 1998 six major Toronto area utilities are merged by the Province of Ontario in the wake of municipal amalgamation; Toronto Hydro-Electric Commision becomes the 4th largest electrical utility in Canada and the 2nd largest distribution utility in North America.
- The "Ice Storm" of January 1998 devastates major portions of Quebec, and parts of New Brunswick and Ontario. The industry responds to emergency relief operations in force, with equipment and volunteer manpower arriving from utilities across Canada, as well as from many U.S utilities.
- By 1998 nuclear generation’s share of total electricity production rises to 16 per cent Hydroelectricity’s share stands at about 64 per cent, thermal generation at 20 per cent.
- In 1998 Ontario becomes the second province to introduce legislation in support of industry deregulation.
- In 1999 CEA presents its EPES proposal to governments, designed to create a practical way forward to manage greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector.