The Solar Power World Top 250: The Top Solar Contractors In Texas

Texas takes last place as a top ranked state on the Solar Power World Top 250 Contractors list with almost 70MW total of U.S. installed solar. But Texas solar contractors on the Solar Power World Top 250 Contractors list installed 35MW of that total in 2012, which outranked Maryland, Massachusetts and Nevada. Texas-based companies on the Solar Power World Top 250 Contractors list comprise about 260 employees.

Texas Key Facts:
• Texas has more solar energy potential than any other U.S. state.
• One year’s worth of solar energy on one acre of land in West Texas equals the energy of 800 barrels of oil.
• New Jersey is second in U.S. solar capacity after California. Colorado is third. Texas is not in the Top 10.

RANK COMPANY TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2012
TOTAL
MEGAWATTS INSTALLED
EMPLOYEES YEAR FOUNDED CITY STATE UTILITY COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL
20 Meridian Solar 25 39 30 1999 Austin TX   Commercial  
104 Axium Solar 2.31 4.7 35 2008 Plano TX   Commercial Residential
117 Native 2 5 28 2007 Austin TX   Commercial Residential
124 Ontility 1.62 5.21 30 2009 Houston TX   Commercial Residential
132 Border Solar 1.3 1.9 17 2008 El Paso TX   Commercial Residential
142 Longhorn Solar 1.14 1.85 30 2009 Austin TX   Commercial Residential
163 Abbott Electric 0.76 0.76 4 2007 Denton TX   Commercial Residential
180 Folium Energy Development 0.5 4 5 2010 Addison TX Utility Commercial  
197 US Solar Roof 0.4 1 40 2011 Denison TX   Commercial  
213 Greenbelt Solar 0.2 0.3 20 2009 Austin TX     Residential
222 Texas Green Energy 0.15 0.6 4 2007 College Station TX   Commercial Residential
224 Texas Solar Outfitters 0.14 0.5 11 2011 Houston TX   Commercial Residential
237 Electric Distributon & Design Systems 0.09 2.4 4 1986 Garland TX Utility Commercial Residential
247 EcoVantage Energy 0.004 0.03 1 2001 Weatherford TX Utility Commercial Residential
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-Arizona
-California
-Colorado
-Hawaii
-Maryland
-Massachusetts
-Nevada
-New Jersey
-North Carolina

Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    Where is Circular Energy in that list? I know they do great work!