Biggest alternative energy companies in B.C. in 2015

Ranked by number of employees in B.C. in 2015

Published January 6, 2015. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '15CompanyTop local executive and title:Area of research/focusYear foundedNo. of B.C. staff '15
1 Schneider Electric Canada
3700 Gilmore Way
Burnaby  BC
V5G 4M1

Phone: 604-422-2642
Serge Goldenberg (SVP, solar business) Solar and backup power; RV, marine and commercial vehicle products; power monitoring and measurement equipment 1836 750
2 Westport Innovations Inc
1750 75th Ave W Suite 101
Vancouver BC
V6P 6G2

Phone: 604-718-2000
Fax: 604-718-2001
David Demers (CEO); William (Bill) Larkin (VP, corporate development); Ashoka Achuthan (CFO) Alternative engine technologies, commercial products available 1995 460
3 Ballard Power Systems Inc
9000 Glenlyon Pkwy
Burnaby BC
V5J 5J8

Phone: 604-454-0900
Fax: 604-412-4700
Randall (Randy) MacEwen (president and CEO) Design, development and manufacture of zero-emission proton exchange membrane fuel cells 1979 281
4 Endurance Wind Power Inc
19347 24th Ave Unit 101
Surrey BC
V3Z 3S9

Phone: 604-579-9463
Fax: 604-542-9463
Glenn Johnson (CEO) Manufacturer of distributed wind turbines in the 50kW-225kW class 2007 90
5 Alterra Power Corp
888 Dunsmuir St Suite 600
Vancouver BC
V6C 3K4

Phone: 604-669-4999
Fax: 604-682-3727
Ross Beaty (executive chair); Donald McInnes (vice-chair); John Carson (CEO) Renewable power producer active in North America, Latin America and Europe 2008 85

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