Contractor Profile
Rank: 7

Swinerton Renewable Energy

Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) offers engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), and SOLV services for solar photovoltaic plants throughout North America. We serve a diverse range of clients who all demand exacting performance. With 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 1 GW of solar projects via turnkey EPC services, while our Technical Services Team manages over 1 .5 GW of PV plants across the country.

2016 Top 500 Solar Contractors


Top 500 Rank #7

Total Megawatts Installed Since Founded 1,114.00 Company Founded1888
Total Megawatts Installed 2015560.00 LocationSan Francisco, CA
Employees 2,385 Web
Primary MarketUtility Primary ServiceEPC


2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors


Top 500 Rank #8

Total Megawatts Installed 2014 318.000 Company Founded1888
Employees1729 LocationSan Francisco, CA
Primary MarketUtility Web
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]