2015 Top Solar Commercial Contractors

In 2014, for the first time in history, each of the three major U.S. market segments–utility, commercial and residential–installed more than 1 GW of PV, according to SEIA and GTM Research. A new solar project was installed every 2.5 minutes in 2014, and nearly 645,000 U.S. homes and businesses have now gone solar. These are the Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors in the commercial market.

RANK COMPANY OVERALL RANK CITY STATE YEAR FOUNDED EMPLOYEES PRIMARY SERVICE TOTAL
MEGAWATTS INSTALLED
TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2014
1 HB White Canada 11 Brampton Ontario 2005 500 EPC 408.000 280.000
2 Baker Electric 21 Escondido CA 1938 522 EPC 614.20 71.397
3 Borrego Solar Systems 27 San Diego CA 1985 120 EPC 232.00 51.204
4 Pro-Tech Energy Solutions 28 Moorestown New Jersey 2008 32 EPC 100.489 46.000
5 Advanced Green Technologies 29 Fort Lauderdale FL 2007 25 EPC 221.79 43.683
6 Sunstall 30 Novato CA 2011 26 Construction Firm 214.00 43.000
7 Cenergy Power 31 San Diego CA 2008 45 EPC 152.10 39.500
8 A-C Electric (A-C Solar) 33 Bakersfield CA 1945 200 EPC 121.16 37.400
9 SunRise Power 34 Peterborough Ontario 2009 46 EPC 136.724 35.790
10 REC Solar 41 San Luis Obispo CA 1997 156 Developer 191.41 28.842
11 Baja Construction 43 Martinez CA 1981 100 Construction Firm 145.00 25.846
12 M Bar C Construction 45 San Marcos CA 2005 65 Construction Firm 250.00 25.000
13 Baker Renewable Energy 46 Raleigh NC 2009 30 EPC 104.00 24.000
14 Bombard Renewable Energy 47 Las Vegas NV 1982 300 EPC 200.00 22.931
15 Greenskies Renewable Energy 48 Middletown CT 2008 50 Developer 71.93 22.611
16 Nexamp 49 Boston MA 2007 42 Developer 55.00 22.086
17 Clean Focus 50 Sunnyvale CA 2008 20 Developer 44.00 22.000
18 Hannah Solar 53 Atlanta GA 2008 30 EPC 60.60 20.000
19 Sun Ray Install 56 West Berlin New Jersey 2011 26 Construction Firm 56.660 16.400
20 PFMG Solar 57 Huntington Beach CA 2009 25 Developer 51.88 16.160
21 Peck Solar 58 South Burlington VT 1972 120 EPC 50.59 16.124
22 AES Distributed Energy 59 Boulder Colorado 2009 32 Developer 249.058 15.500
23 Cantsink 60 Lilburn GA 1988 50 Construction Firm 200.00 15.000
24 GeoPeak Energy 63 Somerset New Jersey 2009 28 EPC 50.000 14.000
25 Standard Solar 65 Rockville MD 2004 55 EPC 51.50 13.149
26 Energy Systems & Installation 66 Jonestown Pennsylvania 2008 30 EPC 30.300 12.700
27 Renewable Assets 70 Alexandria VA 2009 32 EPC 80.00 11.500
28 Namaste Solar 72 Boulder CO 2005 110 EPC 47.16 11.000
29 EnterSolar 74 New York City NY 2006 17 Developer 37.50 10.500
30 Shorebreak Energy Developers 77 Irvine CA 2010 65 Developer 45.00 10.000
31 Natural Power and Energy 79 Scottsdale AZ 2008 7 Developer 44.82 9.984
32 Radiance Solar 80 Atlanta GA 2007 32 EPC 50.67 9.558
33 Sun Valley Solar Solutions 82 Chandler Arizona 2006 94 EPC 25.800 9.200
34 Stellar Energy GP Inc 83 Rohnert Park CA 2004 30 EPC 34.080 9.032
35 Solect Energy 84 Hopkinton MA 2009 34 EPC 31.20 8.900
36 Tecta Solar 85 Fort Washington Pennsylvania 2000 2200 EPC 81.250 8.820
37 OnForce Solar 88 Bronx NY 2007 100 EPC 24.600 8.600
38 Solar Power & Light 90 Miamisburg Ohio 2010 20 EPC 15.000 8.000
39 Sustainable Energy Developments 91 Ontario NY 2002 25 Developer 20.00 7.760
40 Bithenergy 94 Baltimore Maryland 2009 28 Developer 29.000 7.000
41 Sunworks 97 Roseville CA 2010 100 Electrical Subcontractor 34.63 7.000
42 Oak Leaf Energy Partners 98 Denver Colorado 2005 4 Developer 66.000 6.700
43 PermaCity Construction Corp. 100 Los Angeles CA 2003 15 EPC 43.00 6.600
44 SolBright Renewable Energy 101 Charleston SC 2009 7 EPC 26.20 6.459
45 M.B. Herzog Electric 103 Paramount CA 1974 150 Electrical Subcontractor 33.00 6.280
46 Pickett Solar 104 Fresno CA 1988 16 EPC 32.76 6.150
47 Freedom Solar 107 Austin TX 2007 60 EPC 25.00 6.000
48 Got Electric 113 Gaithersburg MD 2006 10 Electrical Subcontractor 23.00 5.411
49 Resolute Performance Contracting 114 Tempe AZ 2011 42 Construction Firm 43.34 5.369
50 Ray Angelini 117 Sewell NJ 1974 250 EPC 100.00 5.000
51 So-Cal Solar 118 Lancaster California 2005 50 EPC 50.000 5.000
52 Blue Oak Energy 119 Davis CA 2003 52 EPC 50.00 5.000
53 Island Pacific Energy 120 Honolulu HI 2007 13 Developer 35.00 5.000
54 German Solar Corporation 122 London Ontario 2009 35 EPC 12.000 5.000
55 German Energy Alternatives Inc. 124 London Ontario 2004 25 Construction Firm 7.500 5.000
56 South Coast Solar 131 New Orleans Louisiana 2007 42 Rooftop Contractor 25.000 4.400
57 Dovetail Solar and Wind 132 Cleveland OH 1995 26 EPC 15.55 4.299
58 GEM Energy 133 Walbridge OH 2009 10 Developer 33.50 4.100
59 Meridian Solar 138 Austin Texas 1999 25 EPC 40.000 3.900
60 Paradise Energy Solutions 143 Gap PA 2009 50 EPC 18.00 3.760
61 SunVest Solar 145 Pewaukee WI 2009 5 Developer 9.80 3.524
62 Vista Solar 150 Santa Clara CA 2008 20 EPC 20.27 3.369
63 Monolith Solar Associates 152 Rensselaer NY 2009 56 Developer 16.28 3.250
64 Alder Energy Systems 153 Mount Pleasant SC 2008 10 EPC 5.00 3.250
65 Pfister Energy 154 Hawthorne NJ 2005 27 EPC 55.00 3.200
66 O3 Energy Solutions 156 Dallas TX 2011 7 Developer 11.90 3.100
67 Vanguard Energy Partners 157 Branchburg NJ 2008 35 EPC 87.00 3.000
68 American Made Solar & Wind 158 Brownsville TX 2005 50 EPC 5.00 3.000
69 Kurios Energy 160 Manteca CA 2009 30 EPC 10.68 3.000
70 CB Solar 167 Des Moines IA 2013 10 Construction Firm 5.45 2.880
71 Sunvalley Solar 170 Walnut CA 2007 15 EPC 10.83 2.713
72 Empire Renewable Energy 174 Phoenix AZ 2010 15 EPC 20.47 2.500
73 Sunsense Solar 176 Carbondale CO 1990 15 EPC 10.50 2.500
74 Sustineo 181 San Diego CA 2007 9 EPC 141.23 2.346
75 Independence Solar 182 Cherry Hill New Jersey 2007 6 EPC 17.300 2.300
76 Newport Power 187 San Clemente CA 2008 9 Construction Firm 15.40 2.200
77 Axium Solar 188 Plano TX 2008 30 EPC 16.37 2.200
78 Intermountain Wind & Solar 193 Woods Cross UT 2008 80 Rooftop Contractor 17.05 2.100
79 Energy Concepts 197 Sapello NM 1991 11 EPC 4.000 2.100
80 Solar Choice Solutions 199 Westlake Village CA 2007 43 EPC 240.00 2.000
81 Independent Energy Solutions 200 Vista CA 1998 30 EPC 29.32 2.000
82 RWD Consultants 201 Camden New Jersey 2004 14 EPC 15.000 2.000
83 Photonworks Engineering 208 Honolulu HI 2009 40 EPC 14.00 1.953
84 Creative Energies 211 Salt Lake City UT 2000 18 EPC 6.72 1.875
85 Alternative Energy Services 215 Sanford FL 2007 9 EPC 10.78 1.800
86 Stronghold Engineering 219 Riverside CA 1991 150 EPC 20.06 1.755
87 SunGreen Systems 223 Irwindale CA 2009 10 EPC 7.20 1.700
88 Sun Light & Power 224 Berkeley CA 1976 58 EPC 19.60 1.659
89 Complete Energy Solutions 226 Arvada CO 2002 8 Rooftop Contractor 1.55 1.600
90 Fresco Solar 227 Morgan Hill CA 2006 15 EPC 5.00 1.600
91 Atwood Electric 228 Sigourney Iowa 1977 26 EPC 2.300 1.600
92 Solis Partners 230 Sea Girt New Jersey 2009 15 EPC 13.500 1.500
93 RER Energy Group 231 Reading PA 2009 15 Developer 15.15 1.500
94 Scudder Roofing Sun Energy Systems 232 Marina CA 2007 15 Construction Firm 2.215 1.500
95 Aztec Solar 233 Rancho Cordova California 1980 40 Rooftop Contractor 7.000 1.500
96 Synergy Power 237 Salt Lake City UT 1999 12 Rooftop Contractor 4.00 1.500
97 Innovative Power Systems 239 St. Paul MN 1991 8 EPC 7.23 1.500
98 Border Solar 243 El Paso TX 2008 12 Rooftop Contractor 8.51 1.410
99 North State Solar Energy 247 Forest Ranch CA 2002 25 EPC 11.80 1.300
100 SunRenu Solar 248 Scottsdale AZ 2008 25 EPC 5.43 1.300
101 CBS Solar 254 Copemish MI 1992 12 EPC 30.00 1.200
102 Terra Steward 257 Cheyenne WY 2004 23 EPC 11.42 1.200
103 Sunlight Solar Systems 259 Salt Lake City UT 2008 10 EPC 6.10 1.200
104 Casey Electric 263 Tell City IN 2000 10 Electrical Subcontractor 20.00 1.200
105 Zager Global 267 Deerfield Beach Florida 1989 32 Construction Firm 2.649 1.133
106 Black Rock Solar 269 San Francisco CA 2008 15 Non-Profit Contractor 6.63 1.106
107 Lighthouse Solar Hudson Valley 273 New Paltz NY 2009 10 Rooftop Contractor 3.98 1.090
108 Nu Energy Solutions 281 Sylvania Ohio 1998 4 Developer 10.000 1.000
109 SolareAmerica 282 Upper Darby PA 2010 5 EPC 13.54 1.000
110 Kingspan Energy 286 Jessup Maryland 2009 4 Developer 4.000 1.000
111 NW Wind & Solar 288 Seattle WA 1972 15 Electrical Subcontractor 4.32 1.000
112 Bella Energy 294 Boulder CO 2006 13 Developer 14.59 0.957
113 Ace LLC Solar 296 Pulaski TN 2009 15 Developer 2.74 0.918
114 Solar Impact 297 Gainesville FL 2007 9 EPC 7.74 0.907
115 Advanced Energy Systems 298 Eugene OR 2002 15 EPC 15.90 0.900
116 Altenergy 306 Charlottesville VA 2004 26 EPC 4.01 0.850
117 LightWave Solar 309 Nashville TN 2006 30 EPC 20.68 0.833
118 Tennessee Solar Solutions 319 Chattanooga TN 2007 17 EPC 8.65 0.786
119 Missouri Solar Applications 325 Jefferson City MO 2008 20 EPC 3.75 0.750
120 Solarado Energy 329 Salida CO 1997 21 EPC 3.98 0.730
121 Helios Solar 331 Kalamazoo MI 2009 15 EPC 1.42 0.704
122 Southern Solar Systems 334 Huntsville AL 2007 15 EPC 2.85 0.689
123 Great Canadian Solar 337 Edmonton AB 2009 8 EPC 2.00 0.660
124 Windfree Solar 338 Chicago IL 2008 10 EPC 2.55 0.650
125 EC Company 342 Portland OR 1946 600 EPC 5.00 0.600
126 Florida Solar One 345 Fort Lauderdale FL 2008 16 EPC 30.58 0.600
127 Novel Energy 346 Rochester Minnesota 2012 15 Developer 0.800 0.600
128 Earth Wind And Solar Energy 348 Chicago IL 2008 10 EPC 2.68 0.580
129 Ultra Solar & Wind Solutions 354 Ocean City MD 2008 4 EPC 2.50 0.520
130 Solar USA 355 Atlanta GA 2010 15 EPC 5.02 0.515
131 Power Production Management 358 Gainesville FL 2009 15 EPC 4.00 0.500
132 Hardt Electric 367 Chicago Illinois 1973 10 Rooftop Contractor 1.000 0.500
133 GenPro Energy Solutions 381 Piedmont SD 2003 19 EPC 1.80 0.430
134 Energy Concepts 382 Hudson WI 2007 5 EPC 6.00 0.426
135 Hire Electric 391 The Dalles OR 1935 20 EPC 2.26 0.377
136 Good Energy Solutions 401 Lawrence KS 2007 18 EPC 1.15 0.350
137 Green Earth Solar 403 Knoxville TN 2008 8 Construction Firm 2.90 0.347
138 Peka solar And Renewable Energy 406 Naples Florida 2011 22 Construction Firm 12.000 0.338
139 ARiES Energy 411 Knoxville TN 2011 10 EPC 2.24 0.327
140 Brilliant Harvest 415 Sarasota FL 2009 7 Rooftop Contractor 0.93 0.311
141 SRI Energy (Srinergy) 416 Novi Michigan 2010 6 Developer 1.600 0.307
142 Carbon Vision 417 Shaker Heights Ohio 2010 5 Developer 3.075 0.305
143 G6 Power Solutions 422 Des Moines Iowa 2014 2 Developer 1.000 0.300
144 Golden West Energy 425 San Diego California 1985 10 EPC 1.000 0.275
145 GC SOLAR 430 Bellevue WA 1992 6 EPC 1.60 0.250
146 RBS Solar 431 Los Angeles CA 2010 3 EPC 1.10 0.250
147 South Texas Solar Systems 432 San Antonio TX 2007 10 EPC 4.00 0.250
148 Moore Energy 435 Southampton PA 2008 15 EPC 4.29 0.242
149 Clark EcoEnergy 436 Lancaster Pennsylvania 2010 4 Developer 3.762 0.240
150 Winona Renewable Energy 437 Winona MN 2009 2 EPC 0.64 0.239
151 Newport Renewables 439 Providence RI 2011 10 Developer 3.80 0.225
152 Powell Energy and Solar 441 Moorestown NJ 2008 5 EPC 1.60 0.220
153 Green State Power 443 Greensboro NC 2008 4 EPC 9.87 0.200
154 Texas Green Energy 452 College Station TX 2007 4 EPC 1.08 0.175
155 Construction Art 465 Afton TN 1991 10 EPC 1.00 0.120
156 Solarwerks 472 Chicago Illinois 2008 3 Construction Firm 1.100 0.100
157 Clean Footprint 477 Cape Canaveral FL 2012 10 Developer 8.51 0.100
158 SolarSmith 482 Savannah GA 2007 3 EPC 0.25 0.080
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