Zen’s mission is to commercially advance and deploy clean energy solutions and technologies that promote sustainability, by working with organizations and developing projects. With more than 50 years combined experience in the clean energy sector, we offer business development expertise to grow your company to the next level. We’re focused on providing the key ingredients we know to be essential for commercializing clean energy technologies.

Zen Acquisition by HTEC

On March 7, 2022, HTEC announced a strategic acquisition of Zen. Zen will continue as a wholly owned subsidiary until September 2022. More information can be found here.

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BC Hydrogen study released by the Province

September 17, 2019 – The BC Hydrogen Study was released today by the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.  The study was conducted by Zen and the Art of Clean Energy Solutions and project partners the Institute for Breakthrough Energy and Emission Technologies and G&S Budd Consulting Services. The study indicates that the deployment of hydrogen in British Columbia (BC) will be required for the Province to meet it’s 2030 and 2050 decarbonization goals and emissions reduction commitments.

Our Clients:

We are proud to have helped our clients secure more than $100M in provincial, federal, and US funding to date.

  • “Jeff and Sabina bring a bring a rare combination of technical, commercial, and personal skills to any project or initiative. Zen was instrumental in helping HTEC define, propose and ultimately win multiple funding awards for Canada’s first retail hydrogen fueling station.”

    Colin Armstrong President, Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation
  • "Its been a pleasure to work with Jeff Grant for the last eight years. Six years one of our key sales account managers focusing on developing key relationships with Bus OEM's, Transit agencies and key NGO funding agencies. The last two years, Jeff has exclusively contracted to Ballard to provide his unique skills to support our efforts in managing key government and NGO relationships and helping us navigate the various funding streams to deploy and commercialize zero emission battery electric fuel cell buses in California."

    Karim Kassam Vice President, Commercial Ballard Power Systems Inc.
  • "Ceres hired Zen in early 2016 to help our team build a project consortium and develop a funding proposal in a very short timeframe. Gary and Sabina brought their strong technical, project management, and communication skills to the project and led submission of a winning proposal to the US DOE for a US$4.9 million project. Their proactive and collaborative attitudes were instrumental in helping us win this award.”

    Tony Cochrane Chief Commercial Officer, Ceres Power Limited
  • "Foresight has utilized Zen Clean Energy Solutions to conduct strategic market research for several of our member companies in a variety of market verticals. We are extremely pleased with Zen’s product delivery and our members have received great value in terms of market definition and business planning insights.”

    Neil Huff Managing Director, Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre

The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.

― Robert M. Pirsig