Contractor Profile
Rank: 8

Swinerton Renewable Energy

Swinerton Renewable Energy offers engineering, procurement, construction, and SOLV services for solar photovoltaic plants throughout North America to a diverse range of clients. Over 125 years of building landmark projects, Swinerton has forged a reputation for unsurpassed safety, workmanship, on-time delivery and customer satisfaction. Today, our team takes pride in building cost-effective solar systems that will generate reliable, clean power for many years to come. SRE has delivered over 650 MW solar projects and our SOLV team manages over 1 GW of PV plants.

2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors


Top 500 Rank #8

Total Megawatts Installed Since Founded 657.000 Company Founded1888
Total Megawatts Installed 2014 318.000 LocationSan Francisco, California
Employees1729 Web Site
Primary MarketUtility Primary ServiceEPC


2014 Top 400 Solar Contractors


Top 400 Rank #11

Total Megawatts Installed 2013102 Employees1700


2012 Top Solar Contractors


Top 250 Rank #4

Total Megawatts Installed 2012135 Employees1,200


2012 Top Solar Contractors


Top 100 Rank #9

Total Megawatts Installed 201133.5 Employees1200

Featured Articles & Products

  • Swinerton employees (L-R) Nelson Alcantar, Vince Longo, Supt. Mike Isaacson and Victor Gonzales.

    Contractors Corner: Swinerton excels at large-scale solar

      Swinerton Renewable Energy had a lot to worry about surrounding the ITC extension. The company’s bread and butter—multi-megawatt, utility-scale solar projects—was at risk of losing its monetary advantage, bringing Swinerton’s work to a standstill. Once the extension came through at the end of 2015, senior vice president and general manager George Hershman was relieved [Read More]

  • SMA Sunny Central 2200-US

    SMA earns 700 MW inverter order from Swinerton Renewable Energy

    SMA has been chosen to supply 700 MW of central inverters for seven utility-scale PV plants in California. Swinerton Renewable Energy—a San Diego-based engineering, procurement and construction company—selected the Sunny Central 2200-US, one of SMA’s newest utility-scale solutions, for all of the systems. SMA will deliver the 317 inverters as construction commences. The first project—the [Read More]

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    Nautilus Solar Energy and Swinerton partner on asset management services

    Nautilus Solar Energy LLC, a full service solar solutions provider in the United States and Canada, and Swinerton Renewable Energy, an EPC company providing O&M services for renewable energy projects under the name SOLV, are pleased to announce an agreement to provide combined Asset Management services to utility-scale (grid-tied) customers in the United States. Both [Read More]