2013 Top 50 Commercial Solar Contractors

As more businesses install solar, it helps fuel the entire industry — especially when high-profile companies like Wal-Mart and IKEA continue to move forward. Businesses as well as non-profit organizations and governments across the United States have deployed more than 2,300 MW of solar electric PV systems on more than 24,000 individual facilities — and this number is growing rapidly, according to SEIA.

It’s up to commercial solar installers, such as these top 50 commercial solar contractors, of the Solar Power World Top 250 Solar Contractors list, to market to businesses on the benefits of going solar and keep this momentum going.

Read more about how one commercial solar contractor markets to businesses in the feature: Commercial Solar: Why Pay For Electricity If You Don’t Have To?

See other Solar Power World Top 250 Contractor segment lists:
Top 25 Utility Solar Contractors
Top 100 Residential Solar Contractors

RANK COMPANY TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2012
TOTAL
MEGAWATTS INSTALLED
EMPLOYEES YEAR FOUNDED CITY STATE UTILITY COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL
1 SolarCity 157 333 3,000 2006 San Mateo CA   Commercial Residential
2 REC Solar 50.9 167 800 1997 San Luis Obispo CA Utility Commercial Residential
3 Meridian Solar 25 39 30 1999 Austin Texas   Commercial  
4 Tecta Solar 24 55 2,147 2000 Fort Washington Pennsylvania   Commercial  
5 Martifer Solar USA 20 35 50 2001 Los Angeles CA Utility Commercial Residential
6 Trinity Solar 18.5 73 325 1994 Wall NJ   Commercial Residential
7 Inovateus Solar 18 98 27 2008 South Bend IN Utility Commercial  
8 Sunetric 17 57 140 2004 Kailua HI   Commercial Residential
9 Cantsink 15 40 50 1988 Lilburn GA   Commercial Residential
10 Cenergy Power 15 38 42 2008 San Diego CA Utility Commercial  
11 GeoPeak Energy 15 31 50 2009 Somerset New Jersey   Commercial Residential
12 Innovative Concepts 13 16 11 2009 Fairfield CA Utility Commercial  
13 Amberjack Solar Energy 10 20 45 2009 Oakland NJ   Commercial  
14 Ray Angelini 10 100 200 1974 Sewell NJ   Commercial  
15 Solar Electrical Systems 10 30 23 1981 Westlake Village CA   Commercial Residential
16 Advanced Green Technologies 8 58 20 2007 Fort Lauderdale FL   Commercial  
17 Standard Solar 7.92 30 65 2004 Rockville MD Utility Commercial Residential
18 Helix Electric 7.1 108.7 1,317 1985 Las Vegas NV Utility Commercial Residential
19 New York Light Energy 7 21 24 2009 Latham NY Utility Commercial  
20 PermaCity 7 35 45 2003 Los Angeles CA   Commercial Residential
21 Harmon Electric 6.8 10.6 85 1975 Phoenix AZ   Commercial Residential
22 Nexus Energy Solutions 6 8 3 2010 Lawrenceville NJ   Commercial  
23 Oak Leaf Energy Partners 6 45 2005 Denver Colorado Utility Commercial  
24 Broadway Renewable Strategies 5.91 9.45 150 1938 Boston MA   Commercial  
25 Solect Energy 5.2 10.5 20 2009 Hopkinton MA   Commercial Residential
26 Aztec Solar 5 15 70 1980 Rancho Cordova California Utility Commercial Residential
27 Sunworks 5 15 50 2010 Roseville CA Utility Commercial Residential
28 Solular 4.7 10.6 45 2009 Marlton NJ   Commercial Residential
29 Radiance Solar 4.5 5.6 20 2007 Atlanta GA Utility Commercial Residential
30 Mercury Solar Systems 4.4 54.3 130 1986 Port Chester NY Utility Commercial Residential
31 Solar Liberty Energy Systems 4.1 15 30 2003 Buffalo NY Utility Commercial Residential
32 SKY Renewable Energy 4 14 36 2001 Phoenix AZ Utility Commercial Residential
33 Hannah Solar 3.5 10.4 20 2008 Atlanta GA   Commercial Residential
34 Monolith Solar Associates 3.5 5.5 39 2009 Rensselaer NY   Commercial Residential
35 Baja Construction 3 6 140 1981 Martinez CA   Commercial  
36 Eco Friendly Energy Co. 3 6 2008 San Francisco CA   Commercial  
37 Solis Partners 2.76 10.71 9 2009 Sea Girt New Jersey   Commercial  
38 Advanced Solar Products 2.7 47 38 1991 Flemington NJ Utility Commercial Residential
39 LightWave Solar 2.7 6.5 40 2006 Nashville TN   Commercial Residential
40 Hamilton Solar 2.4 12 25 2009 Reno NV   Commercial Residential
41 Axium Solar 2.31 4.7 35 2008 Plano TX   Commercial Residential
42 GEM Energy 2.2 10 1000 2009 Walbridge OH Utility Commercial  
43 Dovetail Solar and Wind 2.1 5.1 37 1995 Cleveland OH   Commercial Residential
44 Douglass Colony Group 2 47 350 1947 Commerce City CO   Commercial  
45 NATiVE 2 5 28 2007 Austin TX   Commercial Residential
46 Bella Energy 1.91 9.42 16 2006 Boulder CO   Commercial  
47 Ontility 1.62 5.21 30 2009 Houston TX   Commercial Residential
48 Photonworks Engineering 1.5 3.61 40 2009 Honolulu HI   Commercial Residential
49 Border Solar 1.3 1.9 17 2008 El Paso TX   Commercial Residential
50 Solar Impact 1.3 4.7 8 2007 Gainesville FL   Commercial Residential
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