2016 Top Solar Rooftop Contractors

This is the list of 2016 Top Solar Contractors who primarily install solar on pitched and flat rooftops. 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 YEAR FOUNDED EMPLOYEES PRIMARY MARKET TOTAL
MEGAWATTS INSTALLED
TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2015
1 SolarCity 3 San Mateo CA 2006 14,000 Residential 2,184.00 870.00
2 Vivint Solar 18 Lehi UT 2011 4,000 Residential 458.90 230.80
3 Smart Energy USA 53 Corona CA 2005 160 Residential 56.00 36.00
4 Direct Energy Solar 71 Columbia MD 2008 500 Residential 60.00 18.34
5 Horizon Solar Power 73 Temecula CA 2008 650 Residential 33.25 16.99
6 Sun Solar Energy Solutions 77 Bakersfield CA 2008 98 Residential 27.47 15.06
7 Kasselman Solar 80 Albany NY 2014 35 Residential 17.00 13.75
8 Sullivan Solar Power 89 San Diego CA 2004 163 Residential 46.03 11.83
9 Sunline Energy 93 San Diego CA 2013 48 Residential 37.00 11.00
10 KDH Solar 96 New Orleans LA 2011 5 Residential 35.64 10.04
11 Skyline Solar 102 Hamilton NJ 2010 120 Residential 15.00 9.72
12 GCI Solar 109 Huntington Beach CA 1986 170 Residential 30.00 8.00
13 Boston Solar 113 Woburn MA 2011 85 Residential 17.22 7.65
14 The Solar Company 116 Castro Valley CA 2004 150 Residential 35.10 7.44
15 Apex Solar Power 132 Queensbury NY 2007 135 Residential 50.30 6.10
16 LA Solar Group 133 Los Angeles CA 2012 44 Residential 11.00 6.10
17 ReVision Energy 136 Portland ME 2003 133 Residential 16.00 6.00
18 Sunpro Solar 137 Mandeville LA 2003 40 Residential 13.00 6.00
19 Zing Solar 139 American Fork UT 2007 175 Residential 7.90 5.90
20 Sunstore Solar 143 Greenville SC 1976 28 Residential 12.50 5.50
21 Milholland Electric 145 El Cajon CA 1990 72 Residential 14.00 5.20
22 GRID Alternatives 156 Oakland CA 2001 300 Residential 23.46 4.79
23 Joule Energy 158 New Orleans LA 2009 60 Commercial 11.94 4.73
24 Greenbelt Solar 161 Austin TX 2009 13 Residential 7.60 4.50
25 Revolve Solar 164 Austin TX 2012 85 Residential 12.59 4.26
26 RevoluSun Smart Home 165 Honolulu HI 2009 115 Residential 47.60 4.21
27 West Coast Solar 171 Brentwood CA 2007 55 Residential 9.60 4.10
28 Harmon Electric 173 Phoenix AZ 1975 100 Residential 24.43 4.00
29 Sun First Solar 177 San Rafael CA 1984 28 Residential 15.00 3.95
30 Legend Solar 178 Washington UT 2012 140 Residential 4.86 3.86
31 Arise Solar 181 Clovis CA 2007 67 Residential 13.42 3.64
32 Hawaii Energy Smart 183 Wailuku HI 2009 9 Residential 11.94 3.54
33 A&R Solar 185 Seattle WA 2007 41 Residential 6.12 3.47
34 SunPower by Hooked On Solar 191 Auburn CA 2010 50 Residential 6.87 3.15
35 American Sentry Solar 193 Bel Air MD 1993 72 Residential 4.95 3.10
36 American Solar Power 201 Montrose CA 2009 51 Commercial 8.49 2.92
37 Nova West Solar 205 Fresno CA 2005 25 Residential 10.44 2.76
38 Harvest Power Solar 207 Bay Shore NY 2008 65 Residential 12.00 2.75
39 A1A Solar Contracting 208 Jacksonville FL 2010 50 Residential 5.04 2.63
40 Green Air 211 Concord CA 2007 10 Residential 14.20 2.56
41 Solare Energy 219 San Diego CA 1989 40 Residential 6.76 2.49
42 Lifestyle Solar 220 Fresno CA 2008 30 Residential 8.45 2.45
43 Ellensburg Solar 221 Ellensburg WA 2011 21 Residential 3.11 2.42
44 Palomar Solar 225 Escondido CA 2009 27 Residential 5.40 2.40
45 Clean Solar 227 San Jose CA 2007 42 Residential 7.79 2.26
46 Solar Tech 229 El Cajon CA 2003 50 Residential 8.00 2.20
47 Sunpro Solar 233 Wildomar CA 2008 60 Residential 8.25 2.19
48 Puget Sound Solar 234 Seattle WA 2001 32 Residential 5.90 2.19
49 Kopp Electric Company 237 Toms River NJ 1994 50 Residential 6.94 2.10
50 PacificSky Solar 240 Canoga Park CA 1994 50 Residential 16.00 2.00
51 Longhorn Solar 242 Austin TX 2009 40 Residential 7.78 2.00
52 Affiliate Solar 246 Lindon UT 2014 50 Residential 3.00 2.00
53 NC Solar Now 248 Raleigh NC 2010 25 Residential 3.20 1.90
54 PEP Solar 251 Phoenix AZ 1978 22 Residential 9.10 1.80
55 Solar Symphony 254 Escondido CA 2012 36 Residential 4.12 1.77
56 Synergy Power 255 Salt Lake City UT 1999 55 Residential 4.00 1.75
57 Robco Electric 256 Las Vegas NV 1997 49 Residential 6.03 1.73
58 American Solar & Roofing 257 Tempe AZ 2001 55 Residential 30.60 1.70
59 Progressive Power Solutions 259 American Fork UT 2006 15 Residential 3.70 1.70
60 Sunergy Systems 260 Seattle WA 2005 20 Residential 6.53 1.63
61 Border Solar 264 El Paso TX 2008 15 Commercial 8.51 1.58
62 Southern Energy Management 265 Morrisville NC 2001 60 Residential 22.56 1.56
63 New England Clean Energy 266 Hudson MA 2006 33 Residential 5.79 1.51
64 SunHarvest Solar 267 Phoenix AZ 2009 15 Residential 15.20 1.50
65 Cosmic Solar 268 Vista CA 2007 20 Residential 12.00 1.50
66 Sol Reliable 278 Valley Villiage CA 2008 50 Residential 7.20 1.40
67 Go Solar Group 280 Salt Lake City UT 2011 25 Residential 3.20 1.40
68 California Home Solar 282 Encino CA 2012 20 Residential 2.60 1.40
69 Sundance Power Systems 283 Weaverville NC 1995 30 Residential 8.41 1.39
70 Yes! Solar Solutions 286 Cary NC 2009 26 Residential 4.22 1.32
71 New Day Solar 288 Murrieta CA 1997 25 Residential 19.00 1.30
72 ReNu Energy Solutions 291 Charlotte NC 2010 26 Residential 2.61 1.28
73 Lighthouse Solar Hudson Valley 294 New Paltz NY 2009 10 Commercial 3.98 1.24
74 Smart Energy Today 296 Olympia WA 2008 110 Residential 1.75 1.22
75 Icon Solar Power 297 Milford OH 2009 15 Residential 3.90 1.21
76 Artisan Electric 301 Seattle WA 2007 30 Residential 4.30 1.20
77 Highlight Solar 302 San Jose CA 2011 12 Residential 4.30 1.20
78 AWS Solar 305 Los Angeles CA 2007 16 Residential 3.20 1.20
79 CB Solar 308 Des Moines IA 2013 12 Commercial 5.45 1.16
80 Skytech Solar 310 San Francisco CA 2008 19 Residential 3.78 1.14
81 Western Solar 311 Bellingham WA 2006 13 Residential 3.63 1.14
82 Sol-Up USA 312 Las Vegas NV 2009 20 Residential 2.20 1.14
83 Built Well Solar 313 Wantagh NY 2001 18 Residential 7.10 1.10
84 Sunlight Solar Systems 314 Salt Lake City UT 2008 8 Commercial 6.10 1.10
85 Solar Solution AZ 315 Tucson AZ 2012 90 Residential 2.50 1.10
86 3D Solar 316 Odessa FL 2013 13 Residential 1.92 1.10
87 Sun City Solar Energy 323 Little Rock AR 2005 10 Residential 6.00 1.00
88 Universal Solar 329 Orlando FL 2013 17 Residential 1.00 0.98
89 Texas Solar Outfitters 333 Houston TX 2010 25 Residential 4.20 0.96
90 Energy Conservation Solutions 337 Mooresville NC 2011 30 Residential 2.07 0.92
91 Ecohouse Solar 340 Columbus OH 2008 5 Residential 1.50 0.90
92 El Paso Green Energies 345 Colorado Springs CO 2009 9 Residential 2.46 0.86
93 Eco Solar Solutions 347 Elkton MD 2010 3 Residential 1.05 0.85
94 California Solar Electric 349 Grass Valley CA 2000 21 Residential 4.37 0.78
95 Energy Independent Solutions (EIS Solar) 350 Pittsburgh PA 2008 13 Residential 3.57 0.77
96 GreenForm Construction & Solar 352 Chattanooga TN 2012 22 Residential 2.00 0.77
97 Sunbridge Solar 353 Vancouver WA 2010 9 Residential 1.54 0.77
98 Solar-Fit 362 Holly Hill FL 1975 28 Residential 2.33 0.73
99 IQ Power 363 Sanford FL 2009 32 Residential 2.12 0.72
100 Solar Smart Living 366 Sunland Park NM 2008 17 Residential 7.00 0.70
101 YellowLite 367 Cleveland OH 2009 10 Residential 1.90 0.70
102 2K Solar 370 Middletown NY 2007 11 Residential 2.60 0.65
103 Cape Fear Solar Systems 371 Wilmington NC 2007 19 Residential 2.13 0.65
104 True South Solar 375 Ashland OR 2010 14 Residential 1.96 0.64
105 Green Street Solar 376 Selbyville DE 2008 12 Residential 2.20 0.61
106 Florida Renewable Energy 380 Avon Park FL 2014 10 Residential 1.50 0.60
107 Harrimans 385 Venice FL 1969 15 Residential 4.33 0.55
108 SolarNorcal 389 Meadow Vista CA 2007 7 Residential 1.40 0.52
109 Elemental Energy 390 Portland OR 2010 15 Residential 1.26 0.51
110 Arizona Energy Pros 392 Phoenix AZ 1977 11 Residential 7.00 0.50
111 The Solar Store 393 Tucson AZ 1998 13 Residential 3.07 0.50
112 Renewable Energy Corporation 394 Timonium MD 2002 40 Residential 2.35 0.50
113 Exact Solar 396 Yardley PA 2005 5 Residential 1.22 0.50
114 Solar Watt Solutions 397 Carlsbad CA 2009 10 Residential 1.20 0.50
115 Solar CenTex 398 Harker Heights TX 2012 15 Residential 1.12 0.50
116 Home Energy Systems 399 San Diego CA 2001 18 Residential 0.50 0.50
117 South Mountain Company 402 West Tisbury MA 1975 33 Residential 2.00 0.47
118 Solarview 403 Dallas TX 2014 10 Residential 0.47 0.47
119 Energy Solution Providers 405 Florence AZ 2002 11 Residential 4.50 0.45
120 High Noon Solar 407 Grand Junction CO 2005 9 Residential 6.39 0.44
121 Solar Service 408 Chicago IL 1977 12 Residential 2.00 0.44
122 Ultra Solar & Wind Solutions 409 Ocean City MD 2008 4 Commercial 2.50 0.42
123 Earth Wind And Solar Energy 411 Chicago IL 2008 10 Commercial 2.68 0.41
124 Custom Solar and Leisure 412 Tucson AZ 2007 9 Residential 1.69 0.41
125 GC SOLAR 415 Bellevue WA 1992 8 Commercial 1.60 0.40
126 Cool Blew Solar & Electric 416 Peoria AZ 2006 49 Residential 1.25 0.40
127 Unique Solar 417 San Diego CA 2012 14 Residential 0.83 0.40
128 Brightstar Solar 422 Marlborough MA 2009 8 Residential 1.29 0.38
129 SOLEX 423 Carmel Valley CA 1982 10 Residential 1.00 0.38
130 Brilliant Harvest 424 Sarasota FL 2009 8 Residential 0.93 0.38
131 Main Street Solar 425 Fincastle VA 2008 9 Residential 0.79 0.38
132 Vasco Solar 426 Fountain Valley CA 1990 9 Residential 0.70 0.38
133 Solora Solar 428 Yakima WA 2011 10 Residential 0.98 0.36
134 Sugar Hollow Solar 429 Asheville NC 2010 12 Commercial 0.40 0.36
135 SunWork Renewable Energy Projects 431 Milpitas CA 2005 7 Residential 1.50 0.35
136 Urban Solar Group 432 Boca Raton FL 2001 15 Residential 1.23 0.35
137 California Sun Systems 435 Los Angeles CA 2006 6 Residential 3.80 0.34
138 Neil Kelly Solar 436 Portland OR 1947 208 Residential 3.00 0.34
139 Stellar Energy Contractors 438 Denver CO 2008 20 Residential 1.64 0.34
140 Sunshine Solar Services 439 Fort Lauderdale FL 2007 4 Off-Grid 1.53 0.33
141 Earth Electric 441 San Jose CA 2009 12 Residential 0.64 0.32
142 American Solar Energy 442 Lakeland FL 2004 20 Residential 0.50 0.32
143 miEnergy 444 Saskatoon SK 2000 12 Residential 0.70 0.31
144 R and C Construction Solar 447 Greer SC 2007 5 Residential 0.70 0.30
145 E2 Solar 449 Bend OR 2005 7 Residential 1.65 0.29
146 Save a Lot Solar 451 Oakland CA 2008 5 Residential 0.96 0.28
147 Sun Commercial Solar 454 Cape Coral FL 2004 3 Residential 2.00 0.25
148 Carlson Electric 456 Hayward WI 2004 5 Residential 0.60 0.25
149 Green Sun Energy Services 458 Middletown NJ 2010 5 Residential 0.58 0.23
150 APS Solar 459 Sonora CA 2002 4 Residential 1.29 0.22
151 AGILE Remodelers 460 Tustin CA 2013 5 Residential 0.33 0.22
152 Whole Sun Designs 463 Evansville IN 2011 3 Residential 0.48 0.21
153 Belmont Solar 464 Gordonville PA 2002 4 Residential 10.20 0.20
154 Alien Fuel 466 Langhorne PA 2007 4 Residential 2.00 0.20
155 New Dawn Energy Solutions 470 Markham ON 2006 5 Residential 0.70 0.20
156 Run on Sun 471 Pasadena CA 2006 3 Residential 0.70 0.19
157 Sun King 473 Maui HI 1976 10 Residential 2.00 0.18
158 Greeniverse 475 Dallas-Fort Worth TX 2011 9 Residential 1.00 0.17
159 Osceola Energy 476 Albuquerque NM 2009 13 Residential 0.53 0.17
160 Complete Energy Solutions 479 Arvada CO 2002 25 Commercial 1.55 0.15
161 SolarSmith 481 Savannah GA 2007 5 Commercial 0.25 0.15
162 YouVee Solar 483 Ridgecrest CA 2011 2 Residential 0.26 0.14
163 EFS Energy 484 St. Louis MO 2011 14 Residential 0.68 0.13
164 Peak Solar Designs 485 Salida CO 2006 4 Residential 1.10 0.12
165 Texas Green Energy 486 College Station TX 2007 4 Commercial 1.08 0.12
166 Emerald Energy 488 Raleigh NC 2009 3 Residential 0.22 0.12
167 Distributed Clean Power 489 Los Angeles CA 2013 8 Residential 0.17 0.12
168 Appalachian Renewable Resources 492 Knoxville TN 2010 1 Residential 1.45 0.10
169 Construction Art 494 Afton TN 1991 10 Commercial 1.00 0.10
170 Asheville Solar 496 Fletcher NC 2012 6 Residential 0.31 0.10
171 Sound Solar Systems 499 Kronau SK 2010 4 Residential 0.35 0.09
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