McCarthy Building Companies Inc. was recently named to Solar Power World’s Top 400 Solar Contractors list and was ranked No. 33. The list ranks applicants according to influence in the residential, commercial and utility solar installation markets. McCarthy also ranked No. 23 in the Top 25 Utility Solar Contractors list.
“America’s solar industry is currently on pace to achieve another record-shattering year,” said Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). “This simply wouldn’t be possible without the effort, hard work and creativity of these Top 400 Solar Contractors.”
Solar Power World magazine is a bi-monthly publication reaching an audience of 15,000 professionals involved in manufacturing, installation, contracting, racking and mounting, policy, inverter technology and solar innovation. The publication is a premier resource for professionals in the solar industry and covers solar news and trends with a focus on technology, development and installation.
McCarthy Southwest, a division of McCarthy Building Companies based in Phoenix, is leading the company’s Renewable Energy team to focus on solar installation projects as well as other renewable energy projects. Currently, McCarthy’s solar and renewable team is in the process of installing six large-scale utility solar projects for a total of more than 151MW throughout the Western United states. Recently completed large-scale solar installations, include:
• 21 MW APS Cotton Center Solar Station in Gila Bend, Ariz.
• 21 MW APS Hyder II Solar Power Plant located in Hyder, Ariz.
• 22 MW APS Chino Valley Solar facility located in Chino Valley, Ariz.
• 6 MW Ameren – Belleau solar substation in O’Fallon, MO
In addition to large-scale PV installations, McCarthy has also worked with a various school districts and universities in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and California to install smaller-scale solar projects on school rooftops and parking structures.
“Our Renewable Energy team at McCarthy has been working on solar installations for nearly a decade and we have combined experience of more than 30 years in the industry,” said Scott Canada, director of the Renewable Energy team at McCarthy Building Companies. “We’re pleased to be included in this list once again and to continue our work with the companies developing solar projects across the U.S.”