2016 Top Solar Utility Contractors

This is the list of 2016 Top Solar Contractors who primarily work in the utility market. 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 SERVICE TOTAL
MEGAWATTS INSTALLED
TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2015
1 Mortenson Construction 1 Minneapolis MN 1954 5,459 EPC 2,460.62 1,653.46
2 First Solar 2 Tempe AZ 1999 6,350 Developer 5,958.05 1,455.40
3 Arraycon 4 Sacramento CA 2009 200 Construction Firm 1,091.00 790.00
4 Cupertino Electric 5 San Jose CA 1954 1,975 EPC 1,127.75 689.45
5 CSW Contractors 6 Scottsdale AZ 1982 500 Construction Firm 1,474.00 670.00
6 Swinerton Renewable Energy 7 San Francisco CA 1888 2,385 EPC 1,114.00 560.00
7 Rosendin Electric 8 San Jose CA 1919 4,500 EPC 1,222.33 475.74
8 Baker Electric 9 Escondido CA 1938 650 Electrical Subcontractor 614.20 421.76
9 Signal Energy Constructors 10 Chattanooga TN 2005 127 EPC 989.07 377.34
10 E Light Electric Services 11 Englewood CO 1998 575 Electrical Subcontractor 1,577.00 370.81
11 Strata Solar 12 Chapel Hill NC 2008 300 Developer 840.00 333.00
12 Helix Electric 13 Las Vegas NV 1985 2,000 EPC 1,468.00 318.00
13 CSI Electrical Contractors 14 Santa Fe Springs CA 1990 1,000 Electrical Subcontractor 950.02 273.61
14 M+W Energy 15 Springfield NJ 2009 100 EPC 555.91 260.50
15 NRG Energy 16 Princeton NJ 1989 10,468 Developer 1,489.00 242.00
16 Innovative Solar Systems 17 Asheville NC 2011 24 Developer 636.00 240.00
17 FLS Energy 19 Asheville NC 2006 70 Developer 322.00 224.00
18 SunEnergy1 20 Mooresville NC 2009 206 Developer 492.00 218.00
19 Moss Solar 21 Ft Lauderdale FL 2004 621 Construction Firm 546.00 214.00
20 Amec Foster Wheeler 22 Atlanta GA 1946 40,000 EPC 783.00 188.00
21 Cypress Creek Renewables 23 Santa Monica CA 2014 180 Developer 288.00 169.00
22 J&B Solar 24 Merritt Island FL 2014 22 Construction Firm 200.00 161.00
23 DEPCOM Power 25 Scottsdale AZ 2013 65 EPC 156.00 140.00
24 Northern Energy and Power 27 Thornton CO 2012 200 Electrical Subcontractor 175.00 135.00
25 McCarthy Building Cos. 29 St. Louis MO 1864 1,698 EPC 800.00 123.60
26 Alpha Energy 30 Phoenix AZ 1976 2,000 EPC 350.00 120.00
27 Watson Electrical Construction 32 Wilson NC 1935 700 Electrical Subcontractor 152.06 119.06
28 juwi 33 Boulder CO 2008 65 EPC 215.00 101.00
29 ESA Renewables 34 Sanford FL 2002 25 Developer 450.00 100.00
30 Clark Bros. 36 Fresno CA 1958 75 Construction Firm 520.00 75.00
31 NARENCO 39 Charlotte NC 2009 35 Developer 102.00 55.00
32 DKD Electric 40 Albuquerque NM 1978 212 Electrical Subcontractor 149.72 53.92
33 NOVA Consultants 42 Novi MI 1992 50 EPC 100.00 50.00
34 PowerSecure Solar 45 Wake Forest NC 2000 1,044 EPC 99.49 46.56
35 Conti Solar 49 Edison NJ 1906 560 EPC 145.00 40.40
36 S&C Electric Company 51 Chicago IL 1911 2,500 EPC 241.67 36.53
37 Inovateus Solar 54 South Bend IN 2008 34 Developer 209.70 32.70
38 Bombard Renewable Energy 55 Las Vegas NV 1982 300 EPC 200.00 32.00
39 J. Ranck Electric 57 Mt. Pleasant MI 1986 275 Construction Firm 52.63 29.85
40 Renewable Assets 60 Alexandria VA 2009 24 EPC 80.00 25.00
41 Baker Renewable Energy 61 Raleigh NC 2009 30 EPC 104.00 24.00
42 Riggs Distler 63 Cherry Hill NJ 1909 1,000 Construction Firm 153.00 23.00
43 GEM Energy 70 Walbridge OH 2009 1,000 Developer 33.50 18.50
44 Newkirk Electric Associates 79 Muskegon MI 1961 500 EPC 98.80 14.40
45 Carolina Solar Energy 82 Durham NC 2004 5 Developer 102.90 13.50
46 RES (Renewable Energy Systems Americas) 97 Broomfield CO 1997 500 EPC 281.00 10.00
47 Casey Electric 100 Tell City IN 2000 20 Electrical Subcontractor 20.00 10.00
48 TMI Electrical Contractors 104 Cincinnati OH 1983 45 EPC 21.90 9.20
49 Hanwha Q CELLS USA 105 Irvine CA 1999 46 Developer 190.90 8.70
50 Azimuth Energy 169 St. Louis MO 2009 10 EPC 6.00 4.14
51 Renewable Energy Massachusetts 213 Cambridge MA 2010 3 Developer 17.00 2.50
52 Patriot Solar Group 285 Albion MI 2005 50 EPC 9.00 1.35
53 Southern Current 328 Charleston SC 2015 25 Developer 2.00 1.00
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