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HTEC (Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation)

HTEC is unlocking hydrogen’s potential to reduce pollution and climate change by building hydrogen fuel supply solutions for fuel cell electric vehicles.

  • Stage $5M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded June 2004
  • Employees 14
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
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Company Summary

HTEC is Canada’s leading provider of hydrogen (H2) fuel supply solutions. We are positioned for strong growth in the rapidly emerging new markets being created by the global demand for low-carbon energy and zero-emission transportation solutions. We design, develop, build, and operate H2 production facilities, distribution systems, and vehicle fueling stations, working with our customers to ensure they get H2 how, when, and where they want it.


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    President, CEO, Director

    Colin is one of HTEC’s founders and has led the company since 2014. He is a professional mechanical engineer with more than 30 years’ experience working in the H2 sector, with experience in pressure vessels, product development, project management, business development, government funding, and growing start-up companies.

  • Brian has 20 years' experience as a CFO of high-growth public and private companies in the energy, alternative energy, and technology sectors. Brian has completed equity issues in excess of $130 million, project financings of more than $500 million, and works with early-stage companies in the areas of reporting and internal control, strategy, negotiations, operations, and mergers and acquisitions.

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    Gerhard Schmidt
    Vice President Engineering

    Gerhard has more than sixteen years’ experience in mechanical and process design of gas, water, and thermal systems in Canada, Australia, the United States and Europe. He spent several years working in the hydrogen fuel cell transportation sector with Daimler Benz on engine development for buses, and the battery replacement market for industrial forklifts.

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    Jeff Grant
    Director Corporate Development

    Prior to joining HTEC, Jeff spent 15 years at Ballard Power Systems in several roles including as the commercial lead for the North American fuel cell bus business. In this role, Jeff was involved in project development and government relations activities for the company.

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    Chris Sacre
    Chairman of the Board

    Chris Sacré is president and owner of Sacré-Davey Engineering Inc which is a 100-person, multi-discipline engineering firm based in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Chris’ background in business, construction, and engineering helped him lead Sacré-Davey Engineering to over 1,000% growth since 2000. Chris is a founder and active board member of both HTEC and S2G Bio-Chemicals.

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    Kirk Washington
    Board Member

    Kirk Washington is Vice President of Sacre-Davey, a board member of several energy-technology companies, an advisor to W-Fund and CoMotion Innovation Fund at the University of Washington, Element 8 Angels in Seattle, and OregonBEST. He was a co-founder and spent 15 years as General Partner of Yaletown Venture Partners. Prior to Yaletown, he spent 13 years at energy technology pioneer Ballard Power Systems.

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    Mark Kirby
    Board Member

    Mark has attained success with major multinational corporations such as Praxair and Ballard, and with technology start-up companies such as S2G BioChemicals. Mark spent six years at Questair as head of business development, helping develop and commercialize hydrogen purification products, and 18 years at Praxair leading a major packaged gases division.

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