Alternative Energy / Environmental Technology / Services

Learn more about a few featured businesses in this sector that call Burnaby home:

Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company’s 150,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion Euros in 2013, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”

Ballard Power Systems
Ballard Power Systems, Inc. is recognized as a world leader in proton exchange membrane (“PEM”) fuel cell development and commercialization. Ballard’s principal business is the design, development, manufacture, sale, service and license of fuel cell products for a variety of applications, focusing on our “commercial stage” markets of Telecom Backup Power and Material Handling and on our “development stage” markets of Bus and Distributed Generation, as well as the provision of Engineering Services for a variety of fuel cell applications. We provide our customers with the positive economic and environmental benefits unique to fuel cell power. Learn more at

General Fusion
General Fusion is enabling a transformation of the world’s energy supply by developing the fastest, most practical, and lowest cost path to commercial fusion power. Led by a team of experienced technology development experts and physicists, General Fusion is working with government, institutional and industrial partners and consultants to develop its magnetized target fusion technology.

Delta-Q Technologies provides power management and power conversion solutions that improve the performance and durability of electric drive vehicles and industrial equipment. Delta-Q was founded to bring positive change to the OEM battery charging industry through the introduction of discrete, high efficiency power conversion technologies.

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