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 named biggest installer in Hawaii

    REC Solar, a leading provider of commercial, public sector and utility-scale solar solutions, has been ranked by Pacific Business News (PBN) Research as the largest solar company in Hawaii by 2016 total kilowatts installed. The total amount of solar installed in Hawaii throughout 2016 by REC Solar was 52.5 megawatts DC. “In 2016, the solar [Read More]

  • New IKEA Indiana rendering

    New 1.34-MW solar array announced in Indiana during precarious legislative times

    IKEA announced plans to install solar panels atop its future Indianapolis-area store opening fall 2017 in Fishers, Indiana. Panel installation will begin later this spring, with completion expected this summer for what will be the largest retail solar rooftop in the state of Indiana. Solar is at a potential turning point in the state, as [Read More]

  • Duke Energy Renewables, REC Solar complete microgrid project on Schneider Electric campus

    Duke Energy Renewables announced its first microgrid project is now operating on the Schneider Electric Boston One Campus. Schneider Electric built the microgrid on the campus of its North American headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts. REC Solar, a national provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, built and will operate the solar array. Duke Energy Renewables, [Read More]