Energy Acuity is the leading provider of power generation and power delivery market intelligence. Below are the Top 10 EPC Companies in the U.S. by MW capacity. These lists have been exported from 2 platforms inside of the Energy Acuity Product Suite — Renewables and Traditional.
Top 10 EPC Companies in the U.S. — Renewables (Solar & Wind)
1.) Mortenson Construction
Capacity (MW)| 20,246.21
Mortenson has built a reputation for delivering complex projects on time and on budget in some of the most geographically challenging locations throughout the United States and Canada. Their commitment to zero injuries, constant innovation, and vast experience has established them as a clear leader within the renewable energy industry. Mortenson builds renewable power facilities, but more specifically, they are dedicated to providing efficient, quality solutions. With 90 percent of their work coming from repeat customers, Mortenson’s Renewable Energy Groups are committed to delivering the best experience in the industry.
2.) Blattner Energy Inc.
Capacity (MW)| 13,912.25
For more than a century, the Blattner Family of Companies has delivered collaborative construction solutions to industry leaders throughout the United States and Canada. Today, as a diversified power generation contractor, Blattner Energy delivers construction solutions for transmission, substation, solar, and wind energy projects. Blattner provides complete engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services to owners and developers across the United States.
3.) RES Americas
Capacity (MW)| 7,896.82
RES Americas is one of the top renewable energy companies in the country. They have been developing, constructing, owning, and operating renewable energy projects since 1997. RES Group, (RES Americas parent company) headquartered in the U.K., was founded in 1982 and has a long history of developing, constructing, and owning wind projects. RES Group has about 94 wind projects with a capacity of more than 5,113 MW around the world.
4.) Sentry Electrical Group, Inc.
Capacity (MW)| 7,415.05
Sentry Electrical Group, Inc. is a Georgia based company that performs projects across the entire United States. They provide high and medium voltage electrical construction and maintenance services of electrical infrastructure for private owners and utilities. Sentry’s market focus is private companies who require high and medium voltage equipment and electric utilities expanding their installed electrical facilities. Sentry offers engineering, procurement or construction of high and medium voltage facilities. They also offer complete turn-key solutions where all aspects of projects from planning to commissioning are required. Sentry Electrical Group, Inc. completes projects through a combination of in-house labor and subcontractors.
5.) Rosendin Electric, Inc.
Capacity (MW)| 7,248.72
Rosendin Electric, Inc. provides contract electrical engineering, power, and communications services. It offers preconstruction services to general contractors and owners; prefabrication services; and network services for construction, design-build, system integration, and turnkey projects. The company also provides highway/offsite services, such as utility work, equipment, cabling, and gas lines; airport lighting systems; berth and electrical work; and traffic signals and operation systems. Rosendin Electric also constructs wind energy plants and offers troubleshooting and diagnostics, power quality assessment, equipment hook-up, premises wiring and connections, and maintenance plan services. It serves biotech/pharm, commercial, data center, entertainment, healthcare, heavy industrial, high tech, institutional, power, residential, schools, telecom, transportation, and wind farm industries.
6.) IEA Renewable Energy Inc. (FKA RMT, Inc.)
Capacity (MW)| 6,949.06
IEA Renewable Energy Inc. provides experienced construction crews that are backed by in-house engineering and site development professionals. With 80% of their business coming from repeat blue-chip customers, this integrated network allows self-perform siting, permitting, engineering, and construction services on utility-scale wind and solar energy projects. They have completed over 190 wind and solar projects and countless heavy civil projects throughout their 70-year history. IEA recruits and retains an average workforce of 2,000+ skilled laborers and has national coverage, with projects completed in 32 states.
7.) Quanta Power Generation, Inc.
Capacity (MW)| 6,064.99
Quanta Power Generation was established with a core focus of providing engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services to the utility scale power generation industry. Since its formation, Quanta Power Generation has established itself as a leading provider of utility-scale PV solutions with over 300 MWDC of generation capacity completed or currently under construction. In addition, Quanta Power Generation draws upon Quanta Services’ 50 years of experience and over 50,000 MW of power generation projects to provide a wider range of EPC service to the industry. Our focus includes clean energy power generation technologies including solar, geothermal, natural gas, and biofuels.
8.) EDF Renewable Energy (FKA enXco)
Capacity (MW)| 5,775.90
EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, operated in more than 20 countries covering the entire value chain from development to operation and maintenance of renewable energy projects. With a focus on wind, solar and storage, the company is also involved in marine and other emerging technologies. In North America, EDF Renewables is a leading independent power producer and service provider with over 30 years of experience. Organized around three primary business lines, it provides renewable energy products and services at the grid level and behind-the-meter, from early development to long-term operations.
The EDF Group is a global leader in low-carbon energy present in all sectors with activities ranging from power generation (130 GW) to transmission and distribution (850,00 miles of networks) to trading and retail (37 million customers). The Group’s CAP 2030 strategy has set a goal to double the net installed capacity of renewable energies from 28 GW today to over 50 GW in less than 15 years.
9.) First Solar Inc.
Capacity (MW)| 5,705.96
First Solar is the global leader in photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions. With more than 8 gigawatts (GW) installed worldwide, they believe that clean affordable solar electricity is an essential part of the global energy mix. Their proven energy solutions have diversified the energy portfolio and reduced the risk of fuel-price volatility while delivering an LCOE that is cost competitive with fossil fuels. First Solar has developed, financed, engineered, constructed, and currently operates many of the world’s largest grid-connected PV power plants in existence. By integrating technologies, services, and expertise across the entire solar value chain, First Solar delivers bankable PV energy solutions that enable a world powered by reliable and affordable solar electricity.
10.) Wanzek Construction
Capacity (MW)| 5,667.46
Wanzek offers a single source for wind site services including the management, monitoring, and maintenance of civil, crane, turbine, blade, substation and T-Line collection, as well as continuous improvement services. They specialize in comprehensive wind power maintenance services using a regional deployment strategy, helping their customers maximize their investment in renewable power generation.
Wanzek’s Renewable Services Division is an Independent Service Provider (ISP). They specialize in comprehensive renewable power maintenance services, using a regional deployment strategy. Wanzek Renewable Services provides a suite of self-performed maintenance and repair services to assist in meeting manufacturers’ and owners’ requirements for wind turbines, electrical collection system, substation and civil components of a wind power generation site. Wanzek Renewable Services has dedicated industry experienced leadership, regional managers, project managers, wind technicians. Their wind service teams maintain an outstanding safety record and are respectful to landowners. The Wanzek team is GWO trained and NCCCO certified to perform the work in accordance with customer specifications and industry safety protocols. They deliver Renewable Services in a skilled and professional manner on a turnkey basis or by providing services as required.
Top EPC Companies in the U.S. — Traditional (Fossil, Nuclear & hydro)
Capacity (MW)| 93,849.30
Since 1898, Bechtel has completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. They operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Bechtel has been a global leader in the design, procurement, and construction of thermal and nuclear-fueled power plants for more than 70 years. They use advanced technology to ensure that new facilities are cost-efficient and meet or exceed environmental standards. Bechtel delivers more than 220,000 megawatts from active and completed projects, over 390 individual power plants, over 550 fossil-fired power-plant units, 153 nuclear generating units, 50 hydroelectric power plants, 15 waste-to-energy projects constructed, 60 environmental services and retrofit projects, over 61,000 lattice towers and mono-piles, over 100 transmission substations designed and commissioned and more than 930 miles (1,500 kilometers) of transmission-line experience.
2.) Shaw Group
Capacity (MW)| 58,352.80
The Shaw Group Inc. is a leading global provider of technology, engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consulting, remediation and facilities management services for government and private sector clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets. A Fortune 500 company with fiscal year 2008 annual revenues of $7 billion, Shaw is headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., and employs approximately 26,000 people at its offices and operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Shaw is the power sector industry leader according to Engineering News-Record’s list of Top 500 Design Firms.
Capacity (MW)| 57,710.10
Kiewit had 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion and consistently ranks among the top ten contractors by Engineering News-Record. They have virtually unlimited bonding capacity and are one of the few construction firms able to compete for billion-dollar mega-projects. However, their organizational system of local operating districts enables them to also take on smaller contracts. Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. The employee-owned company operates through a network of subsidiaries in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Nearly all construction projects are staffed by one or more owners of our company.
4.) Black & Veatch
Capacity (MW)| 56,452.60
Black & Veatch Corporation is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company with the mission of Building a World of Difference®. They provide their clients with reliable solutions to their most complex challenges, thereby helping improve and sustain the quality of life around the world. Founded in 1915, Black & Veatch specializes in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications, federal, management consulting and environmental markets. A single integrated global workforce allows Black & Veatch to deploy optimal multi-disciplinary teams from around the world.
5.) Fluor Corporation
Capacity (MW)| 53,683.20
Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company that delivers engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance (EPCM), and project management to governments and clients in diverse industries around the world. For over a century, clients have selected Fluor as their company of choice to complete challenging projects in remote parts of the world. Founded as a construction company in 1912, Fluor quickly built a reputation for applying innovative methods and performing precise engineering and construction work within the emerging petroleum industry. Today, Fluor continues to develop and implement innovative solutions for complex project issues in diverse industries, including chemicals and petrochemicals, commercial and institutional (C&I), government services, life sciences, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, power, renewable energy, telecommunications, and transportation infrastructure.
6.) Sargent & Lundy
Capacity (MW)| 49,500.10
Sargent & Lundy is the company that specializes in professional services for electric power and energy-intensive clients. They have been dedicated to serving the electric power industry and related businesses for 119 years, and their current work is in the forefront of helping companies with their power business needs for today and tomorrow. Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive engineering, energy business consulting, and project services for new and operating power plants and power delivery systems. On a continuing basis, they support hundreds of diverse clients, working with many on multiple, concurrent projects. Their comprehensive capabilities provide clients and partners with a thoroughly reliable source of expertise.
Capacity (MW)| 35,657.90
KBR is a leading global engineering, construction, and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, and civil infrastructure sectors. The company is a leader in many of the growing end-markets it serves, particularly gas monetization, having designed and constructed, alone or with joint venture partners, more than half of the world’s operating liquefied natural gas (LNG) production capacity over the past 30 years. KBR offers a wide range of services through its Upstream, Downstream, Technology, Services, Government and Infrastructure, and Ventures business segments. KBR Power and Industrial (formerly BE&K, Inc.) provides engineering and EPC services for power generation and industrial projects primarily in the US and UK. Their capabilities include all types of power generation including biomass, wind, natural gas, coal and similar fuels. Expertise in biomass-fired boilers, fuel and material handling, steam turbine power generation and related areas, along with reference designs for various facilities, make KBR the best choice for biomass power generation using waste wood, chips, pellets, MSW, RDF and similar fuels. Broad industrial experience in pulp and paper power generation complements utility-scale project experience to provide an outstanding combination of skills for the biomass market.
8.) Zachry Holdings
Capacity (MW)| 27,945.70
Zachry, founded in 1924, employs thousands of individuals and performs tens of millions of work hours per year. They are headquartered in Texas (San Antonio) and have offices in Colorado (Denver), Minnesota (Minneapolis), Nebraska (Omaha), North Carolina (Charlotte), Connecticut (Stonington), Illinois (Chicago) and Texas (Amarillo, Lubbock, and Houston). Zachry Holdings, Inc. is proud to be involved in the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a significant portion of America’s industrial infrastructure. Their ability to do so rests on the technical skill and personal dedication of their employees who are united in a common commitment to deliver a special business experience for their customers and to be a force for good in our communities.
9.) Burns & McDonnell
Capacity (MW)| 24,870.70
Burns & McDonnell, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., is a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm. Their multidisciplined staff of more than 3,600 employee-owners includes engineers, architects, construction experts, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and scientists, representing virtually all design disciplines. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, permits, constructs and manage facilities all over the world.
Capacity (MW)| 19,803.00
Siemens AG (Siemens) is engaged in electronics and electrical engineering. The majority of the Company’s business is focused on providing products and services to customers-based on Siemens’ expertise in electrical engineering. The Company’s operations include designing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and servicing products and systems, or helps customers use and manage those products and systems. The Company’s segments include its Groups, Financing and Real Estate business, as well as its Strategic Equity Investments.
In December 2007, Continental AG completed the purchase of Siemens’s Siemens VDO Automotive AG. In January 2008, Siemens and Nokia Oyj’s joint venture, Nokia Siemens Networks, completed the acquisition of Carrier Ethernet Specialist Atrica Inc. In February 2008, Nokia Siemens Networks completed the acquisition of Apertio Ltd., a provider of open real-time subscriber data platforms and applications built for mobiles, fixed and converged telecommunications operators.
Source: Energy Acuity
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