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.
Federal Budget announces $70 Billion in Funding for Clean Energy
The 2023 Federal Budget has allocated over $70 billion in funding for clean energy projects. The newly announced budget will support funding for clean energy projects across the country, including the development of renewable energy generation projects such as solar, and renewable energy infrastructure upgrades such as transmission lines and energy storage facilities. The budget […]
South Cariboo Recreation Centre 100 Mile House
The Cariboo Regional District actively works with communities and regional services to ensure that the Cariboo Chilcotin is a socially, economically and environmentally desirable region. In the 2022 business plan, the regional district included the goal to install a solar photovoltaic system on the rooftop of the South Cariboo Recreation Centre. After producing a feasibility […]
Regional District of Mount Waddington Chilton Arena
In 2022, Hakai Energy installed a 100kW solar expansion to the original 2017 built 7kW solar array on the roof of the Chilton Regional Arena in Port McNeil. Now combined and commissioned, the energy system offsets electrical demands of the zamboni ice resurfacer, and other electrical loads within the arena. Converting the previously propane powered […]
Municipal Scale Solar Project, Lillooet
The District of Lillooet prides itself on its rugged, coastal mountain landscape. In keeping with the community’s vision to invest in protecting and sustaining their beautiful community the District of Lillooet requested an energy audit be completed for their R.E.C. Centre, to identify gaps in energy efficiency. One of the major recommendations presented by the […]
Federal Greener Homes Grant Program
Hakai is pleased to share general information about the Federal Greener Homes Programs. Please direct any specific questions to your Energy Advisor and Greener Homes program officers. In May 2021, the federal government released the Greener Homes Grant Initiative, with aims to assist homeowners to complete energy retrofit projects and improve the efficiency of their […]
Oak Tree Manor
Oak Tree Manor is decreasing energy bills and promoting environmental sustainability in the community for decades to come.
Hesquiaht Place of Learning
Designing and installing a large-scale integrated innovative energy system for the Hesquiaht First Nation on their community centre, the Hesquiaht Place of Learning.
Qualicum Elementary School
The Qualicum Beach Elementary School has made a long-term investment in reducing carbon emissions for decades to come.
Snow Management & Solar PV Arrays
Solar panels are designed to withstand environmental elements such as rain, hail, heavy snow and strong winds, and are installed with these factors in mind.
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.