British Columbia (B.C.) companies are some of world leaders in Clean Technology, due in large part to our world-class utility programs, access to multiple forms of renewable energy, and strong ties to world markets. With the highest technology sector growth rates in Canada, B.C. is home to Canadian clean technology companies focused in the areas of water and waste management, carbon capture, use and sequestration, clean transportation, energy management, efficiency and storage, fuel cells and hydrogen. Leadership in clean, sustainable energy, with 98% generated from renewable resources, demonstrates that sustainability is a major focus for the people and Government of B.C.
25% of Canada’s clean technology firms are located in VancouverVancouver Economic Commission (2021)
Canada ranks 2nd on the Global Cleantech Innovation IndexCleantech Group (2021)
3.1% of global technology research publications are published by CanadaGovernment of Canada (2020)
B.C. is actively engaged in finding and refining better ways to power the future, and here are a few of the ways we’re making it happen:
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