Cleantech continues to gain momentum in Richmond as local businesses take part in the global surge in demand for green innovation. Cleantech currently employs over 8,500 B.C. residents and according to Export Development Canada, by 2020 the total worldwide investment in cleantech is expected to rise to $2.5 trillion. Richmond businesses are capitalizing on this rapidly growing, competitive industry by leading with innovation and merging strategic partnerships. Learn more about some of the exciting cleantech projects underway in Richmond below including a partnership to build the world’s all-electric airline and a multi-million dollar investment into world-leading clean water technology. To learn more, visit Richmond’s Green Sector Profile.
Richmond clean tech Saltworks Technologies receives $4.4m federal funding
Saltworks Technologies, a Richmond company focusing on treating “the toughest” wastewater in the world, received a $4.4 million investment from the federal government for its innovation.
Business in Vancouver • April 18
Richmond-based Harbour Air and magniX Partner to Build World’s First All-Electric Airline
magniX, a company powering electric aviation, and Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline, today announced a partnership to transform Harbour Air seaplanes into an all-electric commercial fleet powered by the magni500, a 750 horsepower all-electric motor.
BC Tech News • March 29
Corvus Energy to cut more emissions in Chinese ports with another energy storage contract for 20 hybrid port cranes
Corvus Energy announced that they have been chosen to supply the energy storage system for battery-hybrid RTG cranes by CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering.
BC Tech News • March 26