Published in BIV print edition on January 2, 2018, based on data provided in late 2017. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not provide ranking information by deadline.
|Rank '18||Company||Top local executive(s)||Area of research/focus||Year founded||No. of staff worldwide 2017||No. of staff worldwide 2018||No. of B.C. staff '17||No. of B.C. staff '18|
|1|| Schneider Electric Canada
3700 Gilmore Way
|Jill Tipping (vice-president, operations, and CFO)||Solar and backup power; RV, marine and commercial vehicle products; power monitoring and measurement equipment||1836||144,000||750||750|
|2|| Ballard Power Systems Inc
9000 Glenlyon Pky
|Randall MacEwen (president and CEO)||Design, development and manufacture of zero-emission proton exchange membrane fuel cells||1979||410||275||275|
|3|| Palcan Energy Corp
4250 Wesbrook Mall Suite 1152
|John Shen (founder, chairman and CEO)||Polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell system for UPS application and hydrogen storage products||1998||200||200|
|4|| Westport Fuel Systems Inc
1750 75th Ave W Suite 101
|Nancy Gougarty (CEO); Ashoka Achuthan (CFO)||Inventors, engineers, manufacturers and suppliers of advanced clean-burning fuel systems and components||1995||1,700||1,340||264||194|
|5|| Alterra Power Corp
888 Dunsmuir St Suite 600
|Ross Beaty (executive chair); John Carson (CEO); Lynda Freeman (CFO)||Renewable power producer active in North America, Latin America and Europe||2008||155||95||95|
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