Press Release: 08.10.2020

McCarthy Named to Nationally Recognized 2020 Top Solar Contractor List

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McCarthy ranked No. 9 in Solar Power World’s Top Solar EPCs list of contractors in the U.S. McCarthy was also ranked in the Top 20 for utility-scale solar projects and Top 25 for overall solar contractors. In 2019, which the lists were based on, McCarthy’s Renewable Energy team installed 243,100 kilowatts (DC) in communities throughout the U.S.

top solar contractors logoRankings are determined by the number of kilowatts (DC) installed in 2019 in the United States only. Solar Power World magazine is a leading online and print resource for news and information regarding solar installation, development and technology.

The McCarthy Renewable Energy & Storage group, based in Phoenix, focuses on solar installation projects as well as other renewable energy projects across the U.S. Nationally, McCarthy provides engineer, procure, construct (EPC) services on utility-scale solar projects. McCarthy’s engineering and construction services offer in-budget development, constructability reviews, cost-estimating, value analysis, schedule development, project management and schedule control.

In recent years, McCarthy’s Renewable Energy Team has completed or is in the process of constructing more than 48 utility-scale clean energy projects in communities from coast to coast, representing a combined capacity of more than 3.6 Gigawatts (GW) of clean energy production and over 320 MW of energy storage.  

“We’re proud to be an industry leader, bringing clean energy to communities from coast-to-coast as more leaders understand the positive economic impact that renewable energy projects are having on their communities,” said Scott Canada, senior vice president of the Renewable Energy & Storage group at McCarthy Building Companies. “It’s an honor to again be on this list and to continue innovating and streamlining our operations to ensure we are helping our clients and partners to provide cost-effective, clean energy solutions.”

About McCarthy

is the oldest privately held national construction company in the country – with more than 150 years spent collaborating with partners to solve complex building challenges on behalf of its clients. With an unrelenting focus on safety and a comprehensive quality program that span all phases of every project, McCarthy utilizes industry-leading design phase and construction techniques combined with value-add technology to maximize outcomes. Repeatedly honored as a Best Place to Work and Healthiest Employer, McCarthy is ranked the 12th largest domestic builder (Engineering News-Record, May 2019). With approximately 3,700 salaried employees and craft professionals, the firm has offices in St. Louis, Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; Kansas City, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Denver; Dallas, Houston; and San Diego, Newport Beach, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Calif. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned. More information about the company is available online at or by following the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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