Since 2004 we’ve been working on some of the most unique projects on British Columbia’s coast. Here are a few examples of the challenges our clients present to us and the solutions we’ve delivered.
Business Examiner – Charged Up About Solar
Check out the Business Examiner Victoria from July 9th that interviews Hakai Energy’s owner, Jason Jackson. In it, Jackson explains the history of the company, how it started with helping a remote lodge gain energy independence and has now grown to a province-wide, 25 person operation offering a wide array of solar energy systems […]
$5000 Canada Greener Homes Grant Now Available
On May 27th, the federal government announced the Canada Greener Homes Grant which allows Canadian homeowners to apply for grants of up to $5000 to make their homes more energy-efficient.
New Nanaimo Location
We are proud to announce that Hakai Energy Solutions now has a Nanaimo location! Our fully staffed team and fully stocked warehouse are now ready to get working on residential, commercial, or municipal projects in and around Nanaimo. With over 15 years of experience on Vancouver Island and beyond, and thousands of projects completed, we […]
Hakai Electrical Apprentice, Jamie Poole-Sing, Recognized by NIC
Congratulations to our teammate Jamie, who has been highlighted by NIC for her work in renewable energy.
Comox Valley Regional District
The new Comox Valley Regional District building has incorporated a number of sustainable features, such as 45 rooftop solar panels.
Vancouver Fire Hall No. 17
The new Vancouver Fire Hall No. 17 will offer a 99.67% reduction in operational carbon emissions compared to the existing structure.
Solar Photovoltaics on British Columbia Roofs
By Rob MacInnis in Roofing BC. "As we usher in new mindsets of sustainable energy generation, we must also consider how these systems are incorporated into our new and existing buildings."
Richmond Brighouse Fire Hall No. 1
In July 2020, our team installed 136 solar panels on this post-disaster response center, carefully integrating the array into the rooftop structure in compliance with the strictest code requirements.
School District 69
In the spring of 2016, Hakai installed a renewable energy system at the off-grid False Bay School on Lasqueti Island.
Naghtaneqed School Solar Project
At Naghtaneqed Elementary Junior Secondary School in Nemaiah Valley, diesel-electric generators had been the sole source of electrical energy for over 45 years.
Williams Lake Campus of Thompson Rivers University
The campus has reached over 95% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions—bringing the university closer to its sustainability goals.
Nursing and Population Health Building at Thompson Rivers University
Increasing sustainability has been a major strategic goal for Thompson Rivers University, and it is the first university in Canada to earn a platinum rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Central Saanich Fire Hall
The District of Central Saanich has an ambitious vision for a low carbon community: they aim to be 100% renewable by 2050.
Selkirk College Castlegar
Located in Castlegar, BC, Selkirk College is dedicated to mitigating the effects of climate change and putting sustainability into the learning environment.
Village of Alert Bay
With funding provided by the Union of BC Municipalities, the village selected five municipal buildings for the installation of solar arrays.
Klemtu School Solar Initiative
Klemtu is a community that envisioned a solar initiative that would supplement the existing micro-grid sourced by diesel generators and a hydroelectric facility.
False Bay School on Lasqueti
Hakai helped this unique Gulf Island community become independent from the BC Hydro grid and incurr a lifetime savings of almost $600,000.
Hakai’s remote monitoring stations give the Tula Foundation’s science network unprecedented range and reliability.
Bella Coola Heli Sports
Our ruggedized, solar-powered cameras provide situational awareness for safe and cost-effective transport of skiers within your tenure.