Electricity Regulation in Canada: overview

2016/2017
Energy and Natural Resources Global Guide 2016/17 & Thomson Reuters

Jeff Christian and Lana Shipley, provide a Q&A guide to electricity regulation in Canada.

The Q&A gives a high level overview of the domestic electricity market, including domestic electricity companies, electricity generation and renewable energy, transmission, distribution, supply and tax issues. It covers the regulatory structure; foreign ownership; import of electricity; authorisation and operating requirements; trading between generators and suppliers; rates and conditions of sale and proposals for reform.

To compare answers across multiple jurisdictions, visit the energy and natural resources Electricity regulation Country Q&A tool.