Press Release: 11.17.2014

McCarthy Named to Solar Power World’s Top 400 Solar Contractors List

Solar Power World’s Top 400 Solar Contractors list and was ranked 33. The list ranks applicants according to influence in the residential, commercial and utility solar installation markets. McCarthy also ranked 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’s Renewable Energy team focuses 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:

  • Ÿ21 MW APS Cotton Center Solar Station in Gila Bend, Ariz.
  • 21 MW APS Hyder II Solar Power Plant located in Hyder, Ariz.
  • Ÿ22 MW APS Chino Valley Solar facility located in Chino Valley, Ariz.
  • Ÿ6 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. “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.”

About McCarthy Building Companies:
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is the nation’s 9th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2014). McCarthy is comprised of approximately 1,600 salaried employees with offices in St. Louis, Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; Portage, Ind.; Kansas City, Kan.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Dallas, Houston; Albuquerque; and San Diego, Newport Beach, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Calif. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned. Follow McCarthy on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

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