2016 Top California Solar Contractors

This is the list of 2016 Top Solar Contractors headquartered in the state of California. The companies below are a segmented portion of the overall 2016 Top 500 Solar Contractors list, organized by megawatts (DC) installed in 2015.

RANK COMPANY OVERALL
RANK
CITY STATE EMPLOYEES PRIMARY SERVICE PRIMARY MARKET TOTAL
MEGAWATTS INSTALLED
TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2015
1 SolarCity 3 San Mateo CA 14,000 Rooftop Contractor Residential 2,184.00 870.00
2 Arraycon 4 Sacramento CA 200 Construction Firm Utility 1,091.00 790.00
3 Cupertino Electric 5 San Jose CA 1,975 EPC Utility 1,127.75 689.45
4 Swinerton Renewable Energy 7 San Francisco CA 2,385 EPC Utility 1,114.00 560.00
5 Rosendin Electric 8 San Jose CA 4,500 EPC Utility 1,222.33 475.74
6 Baker Electric 9 Escondido CA 650 Electrical Subcontractor Utility 614.20 421.76
7 CSI Electrical Contractors 14 Santa Fe Springs CA 1,000 Electrical Subcontractor Utility 950.02 273.61
8 Cypress Creek Renewables 23 Santa Monica CA 180 Developer Utility 288.00 169.00
9 Phoenix Solar 35 San Ramon CA 40 EPC Commercial 137.20 82.00
10 Clark Bros. 36 Fresno CA 75 Construction Firm Utility 520.00 75.00
11 Borrego Solar Systems 37 San Diego CA 170 EPC Commercial 232.00 72.25
12 Sunstall 38 Novato CA 28 Construction Firm Commercial 214.00 63.00
13 A-C Electric (A-C Solar) 46 Bakersfield CA 200 EPC Commercial 121.16 45.86
14 Cenergy Power 48 San Diego CA 50 EPC Commercial 152.10 44.60
15 M Bar C Construction 50 San Marcos CA 85 Construction Firm Commercial 250.00 39.00
16 Smart Energy Solar 53 Corona CA 160 Rooftop Contractor Residential 56.00 36.00
17 Elite Electric 62 Riverside CA 134 Electrical Subcontractor Commercial 147.60 23.20
18 Baja Construction 66 Martinez CA 100 Construction Firm Commercial 145.00 20.00
19 CalCom Solar 69 Visalia CA 51 EPC Commercial 25.00 19.00
20 UNISUN Solar 72 Roseville CA 250 EPC Residential 150.00 18.00
21 Horizon Solar Power 73 Temecula CA 650 Rooftop Contractor Residential 33.25 16.99
22 REC Solar 75 San Luis Obispo CA 156 Developer Commercial 191.41 16.20
23 Baker Electric Solar 76 Escondido CA 757 EPC Residential 50.18 15.30
24 Sun Solar Energy Solutions 77 Bakersfield CA 98 Rooftop Contractor Residential 27.47 15.06
25 Kuykendall Solar 78 Coarsegold CA 50 Electrical Subcontractor Commercial 30.00 14.65
26 Sunworks 83 Roseville CA 250 EPC Commercial 34.63 13.05
27 Pickett Solar 86 Fresno CA 18 EPC Commercial 32.76 12.36
28 Blue Oak Energy 88 Davis CA 59 EPC Commercial 50.00 12.00
29 Sullivan Solar Power 89 San Diego CA 163 Rooftop Contractor Residential 46.03 11.83
30 Sunline Energy 93 San Diego CA 48 Rooftop Contractor Residential 37.00 11.00
31 Shorebreak Energy Developers 99 Irvine CA 70 Developer Commercial 45.00 10.00
32 PFMG Solar 101 Huntington Beach CA 25 Developer Commercial 51.88 9.85
33 Hanwha Q CELLS USA 105 Irvine CA 46 Developer Utility 190.90 8.70
34 GCI Solar 109 Huntington Beach CA 170 Rooftop Contractor Residential 30.00 8.00
35 The Solar Company 116 Castro Valley CA 150 Rooftop Contractor Residential 35.10 7.44
36 M.B. Herzog Electric 118 Paramount CA 200 Electrical Subcontractor Commercial 33.00 7.30
37 Sustineo 119 San Diego CA 20 EPC Commercial 141.23 7.23
38 Alternative Energy Systems 122 Chico CA 85 EPC Residential 28.21 6.98
39 Vista Solar 124 Santa Clara CA 42 Developer Commercial 20.27 6.69
40 American Solar Direct 131 Los Angeles CA 345 EPC Residential 29.56 6.11
41 LA Solar Group 133 Los Angeles CA 44 Rooftop Contractor Residential 11.00 6.10
42 PermaCity 134 Los Angeles CA 8 Developer Commercial 43.00 6.00
43 Kurios Energy 140 Manteca CA 43 EPC Commercial 10.68 5.68
44 Milholland Electric 145 El Cajon CA 72 Rooftop Contractor Residential 14.00 5.20
45 Renova Solar 153 Palm Desert CA 130 EPC Residential 11.75 5.00
46 Southwest Sun Solar 155 Westminster CA 80 EPC Residential 8.00 5.00
47 GRID Alternatives 156 Oakland CA 300 Rooftop Contractor Residential 23.46 4.79
48 Stronghold Engineering 160 Riverside CA 185 EPC Commercial 20.06 4.59
49 Sunvalley Solar 162 Walnut CA 19 EPC Commercial 10.83 4.36
50 OneRoof Energy 163 San Diego CA 180 Developer Residential 27.04 4.32
51 Newport Power 166 San Clemente CA 25 Construction Firm Commercial 15.40 4.20
52 West Coast Solar 171 Brentwood CA 55 Rooftop Contractor Residential 9.60 4.10
53 Sun First Solar 177 San Rafael CA 28 Rooftop Contractor Residential 15.00 3.95
54 Clean Focus 180 Sunnyvale CA 20 Developer Commercial 44.00 3.75
55 Arise Solar 181 Clovis CA 67 Rooftop Contractor Residential 13.42 3.64
56 Ecosolargy 184 Irvine CA 12 EPC Commercial 3.65 3.48
57 North State Solar Energy 187 Forest Ranch CA 28 EPC Commercial 11.80 3.20
58 SunPower by Hooked On Solar 191 Auburn CA 50 Rooftop Contractor Residential 6.87 3.15
59 Spectrum Energy Development 194 Elk Grove CA 16 EPC Commercial 14.00 3.06
60 SunFusion Solar Electric 197 San Diego CA 20 Electrical Subcontractor Residential 11.25 3.00
61 River City Solar 199 West Sacramento CA 12 Electrical Subcontractor Residential 2.00 3.00
62 Solar Choice Solutions 200 Westlake Village CA 53 EPC Commercial 240.00 2.95
63 American Solar Power 201 Montrose CA 51 Rooftop Contractor Commercial 8.49 2.92
64 SunGreen Systems 202 Irwindale CA 10 EPC Commercial 7.20 2.87
65 Nova West Solar 205 Fresno CA 25 Rooftop Contractor Residential 10.44 2.76
66 Green Air 211 Concord CA 10 Rooftop Contractor Residential 14.20 2.56
67 Infinity Energy 212 Rocklin CA 135 EPC Residential 3.00 2.54
68 Renewable Energy Partners 215 Corona CA 10 Developer Commercial 6.00 2.50
69 A.M. Sun Solar 216 Atascadero CA 25 EPC Residential 4.50 2.50
70 Sun Light & Power 218 Berkeley CA 65 EPC Commercial 19.60 2.49
71 Solare Energy 219 San Diego CA 40 Rooftop Contractor Residential 6.76 2.49
72 Lifestyle Solar 220 Fresno CA 30 Rooftop Contractor Residential 8.45 2.45
73 Independent Energy Solutions 223 Vista CA 44 EPC Commercial 29.32 2.41
74 Palomar Solar 225 Escondido CA 27 Rooftop Contractor Residential 5.40 2.40
75 Clean Solar 227 San Jose CA 42 Rooftop Contractor Residential 7.79 2.26
76 Solar Tech 229 El Cajon CA 50 Rooftop Contractor Residential 8.00 2.20
77 Scudder Solar Energy Systems 230 Marina CA 25 EPC Commercial 6.20 2.20
78 Sunpro Solar 233 Wildomar CA 60 Rooftop Contractor Residential 8.25 2.19
79 Magic Sun Solar 235 Loomis CA 13 EPC Residential 5.43 2.11
80 Sun Integration 236 Los Angeles CA 15 EPC Commercial 22.40 2.10
81 PacificSky Solar 240 Canoga Park CA 50 Rooftop Contractor Residential 16.00 2.00
82 Northern Pacific Power Systems 241 Santa Rosa CA 20 EPC Residential 10.00 2.00
83 LuxLight Solar Energy 243 Lodi CA 12 EPC Residential 7.00 2.00
84 Sun Source Electric 245 Martinez CA 15 Electrical Subcontractor Commercial 4.00 2.00
85 Solarponics 252 Atascadero CA 45 EPC Residential 6.80 1.80
86 Solar Symphony 254 Escondido CA 36 Rooftop Contractor Residential 4.12 1.77
87 Cosmic Solar 268 Vista CA 20 Rooftop Contractor Residential 12.00 1.50
88 Sol Reliable 278 Valley Villiage CA 50 Rooftop Contractor Residential 7.20 1.40
89 California Home Solar 282 Encino CA 20 Rooftop Contractor Residential 2.60 1.40
90 New Day Solar 288 Murrieta CA 25 Rooftop Contractor Residential 19.00 1.30
91 Pell Solar 290 Ontario CA 35 EPC Residential 6.00 1.30
92 Highlight Solar 302 San Jose CA 12 Rooftop Contractor Residential 4.30 1.20
93 AWS Solar 305 Los Angeles CA 16 Rooftop Contractor Residential 3.20 1.20
94 Skytech Solar 310 San Francisco CA 19 Rooftop Contractor Residential 3.78 1.14
95 Planet Earth Solar 320 San Clemente CA 5 EPC Residential 5.04 1.02
96 Capital City Solar 322 Roseville CA 20 EPC Residential 9.00 1.00
97 Fresco Solar 325 Morgan Hill CA 17 EPC Commercial 5.00 1.00
98 AMECO Solar 336 Paramount CA 20 EPC Residential 11.60 0.92
99 SunSystem Technology 342 Rancho Cordova CA 65 Construction Firm Commercial 0.87 0.87
100 That Solar Guy 344 Murrieta CA 12 EPC Residential 3.10 0.86
101 California Solar Electric 349 Grass Valley CA 21 Rooftop Contractor Residential 4.37 0.78
102 iSpot Solar 356 El Cajon CA 10 EPC Residential 10.00 0.75
103 Black Rock Solar 369 San Francisco CA 15 Developer Commercial 6.63 0.65
104 Green Energy EPC 373 San Diego CA 16 EPC Residential 1.35 0.65
105 All in One Solar 377 Riverside CA 6 EPC Residential 2.40 0.60
106 Greenwired 378 Redway CA 10 EPC Off-Grid 2.25 0.60
107 Inner City Skyline 384 Los Angeles CA 200 EPC Residential 4.85 0.55
108 Clean Energy of America 386 Woodland Hills CA 20 EPC Residential 2.50 0.55
109 Solar USA 387 Fremont CA 10 Developer Residential 0.75 0.53
110 SolarNorcal 389 Meadow Vista CA 7 Rooftop Contractor Residential 1.40 0.52
111 Solar Watt Solutions 397 Carlsbad CA 10 Rooftop Contractor Residential 1.20 0.50
112 Home Energy Systems 399 San Diego CA 18 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.50 0.50
113 Pure Power Solutions 400 Healdsburg CA 13 EPC Residential 4.28 0.48
114 Green Electric Solar Solutions 406 San Diego CA 21 EPC Residential 3.50 0.45
115 Unique Solar 417 San Diego CA 14 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.83 0.40
116 SOLEX 423 Carmel Valley CA 10 Rooftop Contractor Residential 1.00 0.38
117 Vasco Solar 426 Fountain Valley CA 9 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.70 0.38
118 SunWork Renewable Energy Projects 431 Milpitas CA 7 Rooftop Contractor Residential 1.50 0.35
119 RBS Solar 434 Los Angeles CA 3 EPC Commercial 1.10 0.35
120 California Sun Systems 435 Los Angeles CA 6 Rooftop Contractor Residential 3.80 0.34
121 Earth Electric 441 San Jose CA 12 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.64 0.32
122 Save a Lot Solar 451 Oakland CA 5 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.96 0.28
123 ES Electric & Solar 453 Penryn CA 5 EPC Residential 0.92 0.26
124 APS Solar 459 Sonora CA 4 Rooftop Contractor Residential 1.29 0.22
125 AGILE Remodelers 460 Tustin CA 5 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.33 0.22
126 Solar Electrical Systems 467 Westlake Village CA 12 Construction Firm Residential 1.50 0.20
127 CalSun Electric & Solar Systems 468 Paso Robles CA 4 EPC Residential 1.00 0.20
128 Run on Sun 471 Pasadena CA 3 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.70 0.19
129 YouVee Solar 483 Ridgecrest CA 2 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.26 0.14
130 Distributed Clean Power 489 Los Angeles CA 8 Rooftop Contractor Residential 0.17 0.12
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