2014 Top California Solar Contractors

California continues to rank as a leading solar state. Plenty of sun and supportive policies have created an ideal market, according to SEIA.

RANK COMPANY OVERALL
RANK
CITY STATE EMPLOYEES PRIMARY SERVICE TOTAL
MEGAWATTS INSTALLED
TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2013
1 Rosendin Electric 3 San Jose CA 3500 Utility 1,222.33 383.41
2 SolarCity 4 San Mateo CA 5000 Residential 2,184.00 280
3 CSI Electrical Contractors 5 Santa Fe Springs CA 750 Utility 950.02 260
4 Swinerton Renewable Energy 11 San Francisco CA 1700 Utility 1,114.00 102
5 Cupertino Electric 12 San Jose CA 1800 Utility 1,127.75 100
6 Arraycon 15 Sacramento CA 47 Utility 1,091.00 75
7 Sunstall 18 Novato CA 27 Utility 214.00 52
8 M Bar C Construction 19 San Marcos CA 65 Commercial 250.00 44
9 Borrego Solar Systems 22 San Diego CA 112 Commercial 232.00 37.296
10 Cenergy Power 25 San Diego CA 42 Commercial 152.10 30
11 Verengo 28 Torrance CA 1050 Residential 61.2 25.4
12 REC Solar 40 San Luis Obispo CA 140 Commercial 191.41 17.885
13 Solar Universe 46 Livermore CA 93 Residential 46.000 14
14 Hanwha Q CELLS USA 54 Irvine CA 59 Utility 190.90 12.668
15 Solar Electrical Systems 62 Westlake Village CA 20 Commercial 1.50 10
16 Shorebreak Energy Developers 69 Irvine CA 55 Commercial 45.00 9
17 American Solar Direct 71 Los Angeles CA 436 Residential 29.56 8.99
18 Smart Energy USA 74 Corona CA 120 Residential 56.00 8.32
19 Stellar Energy GP Inc 75 Rohnert Park CA 30 Commercial 34.080 8
20 Your Energy Source 80 Rancho Cordova CA 40 Commercial 56.523 6.157
21 Sunline Energy 82 San Diego CA 32 Residential 37.00 6.1
22 Baja Construction 86 Martinez CA 125 Commercial 145.00 6
23 Alliance Energy & Mechanical 88 Murrieta CA 64 Commercial 10 6
24 Baker Electric 91 Escondido CA 79 Residential 614.20 5.608
25 SPG Solar 93 Petaluma CA 72 Commercial 100.58 5.505
26 Sullivan Solar Power 97 San Diego CA 100 Residential 46.03 5.194
27 Blue Oak Energy 98 Davis CA 50 Commercial 50.00 5
28 GCI Solar 99 Huntington Beach CA 150 Residential 30.00 5
29 The Solar Company 100 Castro Valley CA 170 Residential 35.10 4.933
30 Independent Energy Solutions 103 Vista CA 25 Commercial 29.32 4.14
31 Sunworks 105 Roseville CA 70 Commercial 34.63 4
32 Sun Solar Energy Solutions 109 Bakersfield CA 38 Residential 27.47 3.811
33 GRID Alternatives 111 Oakland CA 140 Residential 23.46 3.591
34 PermaCity Construction Corp. 112 Los Angeles CA 15 Commercial 43.00 3.5
35 Newport Power 114 San Clemente CA 9 Commercial 15.40 3.5
36 Solar Alliance of America 118 San Diego CA 44 Residential 8 3.2
37 Vista Solar 119 Santa Clara CA 20 Commercial 20.27 3.189
38 M.B. Herzog Electric 122 Paramount CA 140 Commercial 33.00 3.017
39 Sun Light & Power 123 Berkeley CA 63 Commercial 19.60 3
40 Planet Solar Incorporated 126 Santa Barabara CA 53 Residential 9 3
41 Horizon Solar Power 133 Temecula CA 182 Residential 33.25 2.7
42 ADR Solar Solutions 144 Los Angeles CA 20 Residential 16.38 2.35
43 Planet Earth Solar 147 San Clemente CA 8 Residential 5.04 2.264
44 North State Solar Energy 150 Forest Ranch CA 20 Commercial 11.80 2.2
45 Everyday Energy 163 Carlsbad CA 28 Residential 6 2
46 Milholland Electric 166 El Cajon CA 40 Residential 14.00 2
47 Arise Solar 173 Clovis CA 55 Residential 13.42 1.7
48 Renova Solar 175 Palm Desert CA 56 Residential 11.75 1.7
49 Nova West Solar 178 Fresno CA 20 Residential 10.44 1.64
50 Clean Solar 179 San Jose CA 44 Residential 7.79 1.606
51 SunGreen Systems 181 Irwindale CA 9 Commercial 7.20 1.545
52 Solar Choice Solutions 182 Westlake Village CA 35 Commercial 240.00 1.5
53 SunFusion Solar Electric 190 San Diego CA 30 Residential 11.25 1.3
54 Spectrum Energy Development 193 Elk Grove CA 12 Commercial 8.5 1.25
55 Sunvalley Solar 194 Walnut CA 15 Commercial 10.83 1.202
56 Black Rock Solar 199 San Francisco CA 27 Commercial 6.63 1.185
57 Solare Energy 204 San Diego CA 20 Residential 6.76 1.018
58 Scudder Roofing Sun Energy Systems 225 Marina CA 17 Commercial 2.215 0.89
59 Lifestyle Solar 227 Fresno CA 40 Residential 8.45 0.85
60 Magic Sun Solar 228 Loomis CA 10 Residential 5.43 0.85
61 Palomar Solar 232 Escondido CA 12 Residential 5.40 0.8
62 Fresco Solar 238 Morgan Hill CA 10 Commercial 5.00 0.7
63 ReGreen 239 Los Angeles CA 50 Commercial 1.035 0.7
64 Plan It Solar 241 Grass Valley CA 14 Residential 0.78 0.672
65 SunCraft Solar 251 Poway CA 20 Residential 2.9 0.59
66 Solarponics 252 Atascadero CA 24 Residential 6.80 0.569
67 New Day Solar 255 Murrieta CA 12 Residential 19.00 0.55
68 Epic Solar 256 Tracy CA 5 Residential 3.5 0.55
69 SOLeenic 263 San Bruno CA 10 Commercial 1.7 0.5
70 Greenwired 264 Redway CA 9 Off-Grid 2.25 0.5
71 Capital City Solar 271 Roseville CA 10 Residential 9.00 0.45
72 Active Solar 284 San Juan Capistrano CA 7 Residential 1.145 0.377
73 Frontier Solar 291 San Jose CA 6 Residential 0.968 0.35
74 LuxLight Solar Energy 294 Lodi CA 10 Residential 7.00 0.336
75 Barnes Solar 300 Irvine CA 9 Residential 2.4 0.3
76 Skytech Solar 309 San Francisco CA 15 Residential 3.78 0.27
77 Solar Watt Solutions 321 Carlsbad CA 12 Residential 1.20 0.25
78 Barrus Solar 331 Long Beach CA 16 Residential 0.8 0.2
79 That Solar Guy 332 Murrieta CA 15 Residential 3.10 0.2
80 ES Electric & Solar 337 Penryn CA 5 Residential 0.92 0.195
81 CalSun Electric & Solar Systems 338 Paso Robles CA 3 Residential 1.00 0.195
82 Earth Electric 341 San Jose CA 5 Residential 0.64 0.186
83 California Sun Systems 343 Los Angeles CA 5 Commercial 3.80 0.178
84 SunWork Renewable Energy Projects 345 Milpitas CA 4 Residential 1.50 0.16
85 Run on Sun 349 Pasadena CA 3 Commercial 0.70 0.15
86 Colored Solar 357 Ventura CA 33 Residential 1 0.13
87 Windsun Energy Systems 359 Carlsbad CA 12 Residential 3.5 0.12
88 Green Energy EPC 370 San Diego CA 5 Residential 1.35 0.1
89 Save a Lot Solar 381 Oakland CA 5 Residential 0.96 0.078
90 Solartronics 382 Thousand Oaks CA 3 Residential 0.35 0.075
91 California Solar Electric 387 Grass Valley CA 12 Residential 4.37 0.05
92 Get Me Solar 396 Upland CA 40 Residential 87 0.032
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