Contractor Profile
Rank: 51

S&C Electric Company

S&C, with global headquarters in Chicago, is applying its heritage of innovation to address challenges facing the world’s power grids and is thus shaping the future of reliable and sustainable electricity delivery. S&C draws on its 100 years of grid experience to innovate end-to-end electrical solutions that solve the biggest challenges involved with integrating renewable energy, while also maximizing renewable energy plant performance, reliability, and efficiency. To date, S&C's solutions have connected over 10 GW of renewable energy and 161 MW of energy storage to the grid.

2016 Top 500 Solar Contractors


Top 500 Rank #51

Total Megawatts Installed Since Founded241.67 Company Founded1911
Total Megawatts Installed 201536.53 LocationChicago, IL
Employees 2,500 Web
Primary MarketUtility Primary ServiceEPC


2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors


Top 500 Rank #25

Total Megawatts Installed 2014 63.000 Company Founded1911
Employees2500 LocationChicago, IL
Primary MarketUtility Web
Primary ServiceEPC  


2014 Top 400 Solar Contractors


Top 400 Rank #23

Total Megawatts Installed 201334.2 Employees2500


2012 Top Solar Contractors


Top 250 Rank #15

Total Megawatts Installed 201235 Employees2,500


Featured Articles & Products

  • S&C completes microgrid project near University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery announced today that it has provided the intelligent automation and control systems for Ameren Corporation’s microgrid facility in Champaign, Illinois. Located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center (TAC) near the University of Illinois campus, the Ameren microgrid provides multiple sources of distributed generation [Read More]

  • Growing cranberries and solar in the same place

    Cranberry bogs and solar installations at first seem like a weird combination. Why crowd usable farmland with solar? One bog in Carver, Massachusetts, proved the relationship could work. A 1.1-MW ground-mount sits atop the plants because shade actually creates an ideal growing environment for the cranberries underneath. The land now has a dual purpose—growing fruit [Read More]

  • S&C Energy Storage System Minimizes Power Outages In British Columbia

    S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader and energy storage integration expert and Solar Power World Top 250 Solar Contractor,  announces that its PureWave SMS Storage Management System in Field, British Columbia is helping reduce the length and frequency of power outages in the community. The system, owned by BC Hydro, integrates a 1-MW sodium-sulfur [Read More]