Contractor Profile
Rank: 75

REC Solar

REC is the only renewable energy provider focused exclusively on businesses and backed by Duke Energy, one of the largest energy companies in the world. Incorporating experience from more than 500 successful commercial solar installations over 17 years, REC Solar tailors financing and technology solutions to immediately deliver bottom line savings. REC Solar makes commercial solar simple, working seamlessly with customer operations to deliver clean energy for decades.

2016 Top 500 Solar Contractors


Top 500 Rank #75

Total Megawatts Installed Since Founded191.41 Company Founded1997
Total Megawatts Installed 201516.20 LocationSan Luis Obispo, CA
Employees156 Web
Primary MarketCommercial Primary ServiceDeveloper


2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors


Top 500 Rank #41

Total Megawatts Installed 2014 28.842 Company Founded1997
Employees156 LocationSan Luis Obispo, CA
Primary MarketCommercial Web
Primary ServiceDeveloper  


2014 Top 400 Solar Contractors


Top 400 Rank #40

Total Megawatts Installed 201317.885 Employees140


2012 Top Solar Contractors


Top 250 Rank #10

Total Megawatts Installed 201250.9 Employees800


2012 Top Solar Contractors


Top 100 Rank #11

Total Megawatts Installed 201130.5 Employees675

Featured Articles & Products

  • REC Solar installs 1.3-MW system to power Taft Union High School District

    Taft Union High School District will break ground this summer on a solar project that will generate renewable energy, reduce greenhouse gases and save millions of dollars. The system will be designed and built by REC Solar, a provider of commercial, public sector and utility-scale solar solutions. Sage Renewable Energy Consulting, Inc., an independent energy [Read More]

  • IKEA’s new Jacksonville store to receive 1.89-MW solar system from REC Solar

    IKEA announced plans to install solar panels atop its future Jacksonville store opening Fall 2017. Panel installation will begin this summer, with completion expected in early fall for what will be the fifth IKEA solar array in Florida. The Jacksonville store’s 251,206-sq-ft solar array will consist of a 1.89 MW system, built with 5,472 panels, [Read More]

  • REC Solar completes 2.94-MW system for Applied Medical

    Applied Medical, a developer and provider of minimally invasive surgical devices, announced the completion of a 2.94-MWdc solar installation at its multi-facility corporate headquarters and a local distribution center in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. The system was designed and built by REC Solar, a leading provider of commercial, public sector and utility-scale solar solutions. The solar [Read More]