lists: Biggest alternative energy companies in B.C. in 2013

Biggest alternative energy companies in B.C. in 2013

Biggest alternative energy companies in B.C.
RANKED BY | Number of B.C. employees in 2013
Rank '13CompanyTop local executive(s)Areas of researchYear foundedRevenue '12/'11Worldwide staff '13/'12B.C. staff '13/'12
1Westport Innovations Inc
www.westport.com
TSX:WPT; Nasdaq:WPRTAlternative engine technologies, commercial products available1995NP/
$151 mil.1
NP
769
3182
318
2Ballard Power Systems Inc
www.ballard.com
TSX:BLD; Nasdaq:BLDPHydrogen fuel cell research and development1979NP/
$76 mil.3
376
397
306
345
3Schneider Electric, Solar Business 4
www.schneider-electric.com/solar
NPSolar and backup power, RV, marine and commercial vehicle productsNPNP150,000
120,000
187
2085
4Endurance Wind Power
www.endurancewindpower.com
NPManufacturer of advanced wind power turbines1997NP80
60
80
60
5Analytic Systems Ware (1993) Ltd
www.analyticsystems.com
Privately heldDesign and manufacture a complete range of high-performance power conversion products including battery chargers, voltage converters, Sinewave inverters, power supplies, frequency converts and solar charge controllers1976$9 mil./
$8 mil.
78
78
78
78
6General Fusion Inc
www.generalfusion.com
NPNew, patent-pending concept based on a recent development in fusion research called magnetized target fusion (MTF)2002NPNP
60
68
60
7Delta-Q Technologies Corp
www.delta-q.com
Privately heldPower conversion and power management products for electric vehicle manufacturers1999NP71
75
64
73
8Nexterra Systems Corp
www.nexterra.ca
NPDeveloping and commercializing clean energy biomass gasification systems2003NPNP
60
592
59
9Alterra Power Corp6
www.alterrapower.ca
TSX:AXYRenewable power producer active in North America, Latin America and Europe2008$110 mil./
$63 mil.1
200
200
50
50
10Innergex Renewable Energy Inc
www.innergex.com
TSX:INERun-of-river hydro projects1990NP/
$148,260
115
79
40
33
11dPoint Technologies Inc
www.dpoint.ca
NAMembranes and exchangers for building energy recovery2004NP39
31
39
31
12BIC (formerly Angstrom Power Inc)7
www.angstrompower.com
NAHydrogen fuel cells for cellphones, lighting and handheld electronics2001NPNP
NP
322
32
13Synex International Inc
www.synex.com
TSX:SXIEnergy development and operations1984$5 mil./
$4 mil.
23
22
23
22
14Day4 Energy Group Inc
www.day4energy.com
Privately held8Solar power technology2001NP/
$66 mil.
NP
108
22
42
15Sea Breeze Power Corp
www.seabreezepower.com
SBX.VSea Breeze Power Corp. is a leading renewable generation and transmission developer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange.1990NP20
14
20
14
16Clean Current Power Systems Inc
www.cleancurrent.com
NARenewable energy generation from water flows including tidal stream, ocean current and river. Fault tolerant permanent magnet generators for use in hostile conditions such as wave, offshore wind and subsea/submersible motor uses2001NPNP
NP
10
NP
17Aeolis Wind Power Corp
www.aeoliswind.com
Privately heldWind energy2003NPNP
NP
9
NP
18Swiss Solar Tech Ltd
www.swisssolartech.com
NASolar thermal collector efficiency, solar and geothermal hybrid system2001$585,258/
$984,167
8
7
8
7
19Quantum Wind Power Manufacturing Corp a Division of West Energy Group9
www.quantumwind.com www.WestEnergygroup.com
NAWind energy, design, engineering and manufacturing2001NPNP
NP
8
5
20ACT Aurora Control Technologies Corp
www.auroracontrol.com
TSX-V:ACUAurora develops, manufactures and markets inline measurement systems for the photovoltaic industry. The Company's inline, realâ€Étime measurement and control products provide photovoltaic cell manufacturers with the means to lower production costs and increase profitability.2009NP/
$0
6
7
6
7
21Dependable Turbines Ltd
www.dtlhydro.com
NPHydroelectric Turbines1978NPNP
NP
5
5
21Lockhart Industries Ltd
www.lockhart.ca
NPGeoExchange1976NPNP
5
5
5
23MagPower Systems Inc
www.magpowersystems.com
Privately heldMagnesium air fuel cell and hydrogen inhibitors1999NP/
$0
NP
NP
3
3



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