Dr. Zak El-Ramly is EY’s Cleantech Entrepreneur of the Year 2018
ZE Power Engineering Inc. is recognized for technology innovation and leadership in Cleantech 2018
October 3rd, 2018, Vancouver, Canada — Dr. Zakaria El-Ramly of ZE Power Engineering Inc. (ZEPE) was awarded the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2018, for the category of Cleantech. This year marked Ernst and Young’s 25th anniversary of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, recognizing the achievements of Canada’s entrepreneurial trailblazers. The EY award came following another incredible year for ZEPE, an industry-leading enterprise founded and led by Dr. El-Ramly as part of the ZE Family of Companies.
“It is a tremendous and humbling honor to be named for this award, considering the talent, passion and entrepreneurial spirit in this year’s nominees,” said Dr. El-Ramly. “I could not have achieved this honour without the dedication and hard work of staff and the support of my family.” “With the emphasis on clean technology we strive in our software solutions and engineering designs to maximize the value of our client’s investments in a sustainable and enduring manner. We will continue to push innovation in our companies to consistently meet the evolving needs of our clients and our communities,” he added. Aiman El-Ramly, ZE’s Chief Operations Officer and Dr. El-Ramly’s eldest son, states, “as an extended family, all of us at ZE are proud of our father. He brings energy and a sense of purpose to everything he does. He is always driving us forward.”
BC is rich in renewable energy resources and ZEPE plays a large part in developing the physical infrastructure to deliver on BC abundant natural resources. ZEPE is now one of Canada’s largest independent engineering firms and a key service provider to provincial utility BC Hydro. ZEPE full circle engineering design, procurement and construction, and project management for transmission, distribution and generation projects. ZEPE continually strives for quality and efficient design and is now poised for expansion into electric vehicle charging infrastructure design and advanced fiber to the home telecommunications.