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Rokstad Power Launches Clean Air Challenge

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This spring, employees at Rokstad Power will take the Clean Air Challenge by following a simple but powerful message: Turn Ignition Off.

The facts speak for themselves. When it comes to driving, cars, especially diesel vehicles, create significant air pollution in many communities. While it can be difficult to regulate the use of cars and trucks for travel, a growing number of health advocates and local governments are focusing on what they can control – idling vehicles.

What some people don’t know, is their idling vehicles emit higher concentrations of particulates when idling than when moving, which is […]

Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Names Rokstad Power “Business of the Year”

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We are honoured to receive the Business of the Year Award from the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce. With nearly 900 members, the Chamber recently named us as finalists in the six-category business excellence awards. We happily mingled and networked with all nominees at the Chamber Gala held on January 30th, 2016 at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre. CLICK HERE to watch the video recap of the 2016 Gala and Business Excellence Awards.

While we employ talented people in the areas of trades and business across Canada, our headquarters are in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Our dynamic work environment […]

Rokstad Power Recognized for its dedicated relationship with Wawasum Energy

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From left, Reg Beardy, Ralph Beardy and  Kristinn Finnson with Wawasum Energy beside their  bucket truck at their company. Martin Cash story.Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press Dec. 17  2015

Our relationship with Wawasum Energy is featured in this article from the Winnipeg Free Press. The unique construction firm trains, employs — and is owned by — indigenous Manitobans.

Electric dream – winnipegfreepress.com […]

Aaron Rokstad Wins EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Pacific 2014, Energy Category

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Aaron Rokstad, founder and CEO of Rokstad Power, was awarded the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Pacific 2014 in the Energy Category at a gala event held on September 30, 2014.

It was October 2008, just as the global financial crisis was unfolding, when Rokstad took a $100,000 home equity loan and decided to branch out on his own. He left his job at Quanta Services, the largest electric power services contractor in North America, which in 2001 bought a company his father had started, Allteck Line Contractors. Rokstad spent six years at Quanta until deciding, as his father […]