24March, 2017

Now You See Me; Now You Don’t

Canada’s first beyond visual line of sight drone flight a success

Unmanned flight so recently seemed like a thing of futuristic movies and comic books. A few short years down the road and anyone can purchase a drone on the internet for a few hundred dollars. Although commonly known for their great panoramic selfies, small unmanned […]

14January, 2017

Long Term Plans for a Competitive Power Market

At the end of this month, CEA’s Chief Operating Officer, Francis Bradley, will be speaking to leaders in the BC power industry to share insights into how to sustain economic competitiveness in BC. Bradley will be delivering a Keynote address at CI Energy Group’s Annual BC Power Symposium on January 30-31 in Vancouver, to explore […]

14December, 2016

Blockchain: One To Watch For Electric Utilities

At Canadian Electricity Association’s (CEA) 125th anniversary event this past November in Toronto, Dr. Lawrence Jones of the Edison Electric Institute named blockchain as the most important technology for electric utilities to watch for in the coming years, due to its potential to completely transform electricity sector business models. But while talking to others attending […]

2August, 2016

Electricity in the Air

The very first crossing of the English Channel in a heavier-than-air craft happened in July 1909 when pilot Louis Bleriot won £1,000 crossing from Calais to Dover. 106 years later, in July 2015, two more landmark flights took place over the Channel. The flights, by Hugues Duval and subsequently by Didier Esteyne, were newsworthy because […]

22July, 2016

Electricity Infrastructure: A Strong Foundation for Increased Aboriginal Engagement

The unprecedented electricity infrastructure investments Canada must undertake between now and 2030 represent a tremendous opportunity for all Canadians, and Aboriginal communities in particular. CEA and its members have long recognized the importance of establishing permanent and mutually-beneficial relationships with the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada.

The many successful collaborative projects and relationships between members and local […]