Energy Acuity is the leading provider of power generation and power delivery market intelligence. Below are 2 lists of the Top 10 Renewable Energy Companies by both ‘Most Viewed’ and Capacity (MW). These lists have been exported from the Renewables Platform, inside of the Energy Acuity Product Suite.

 

Top 10 Renewable Energy Companies by ‘Most Viewed’ 

Energy Acuity Top Solar Energy Companies - #1 Cypress Creek Renewables

 

1.) Cypress Creek Renewables
Renewable Projects | 1079
Capacity (MW) | 13,805.02

Cypress Creek believes solar makes the world cleaner and healthier. Our team successfully develops, builds and operates solar facilities across the United States. With more than 3 gigawatts of solar developed and deployed in more than a dozen states, Cypress Creek Renewables is one of the country’s leading solar companies and tops our list as the ‘Most Viewed’ renewable energy company.

2.) NextEra Energy Resources
Renewable Projects | 412
Capacity (MW) | 42,920.96

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. NextEra Energy owns two electric companies in Florida: Florida Power & Light Company, which serves more than five million customer accounts in Florida and is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold; and Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 460,000 customers in eight counties throughout northwest Florida. NextEra Energy also owns a competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa, and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity. NextEra Energy is ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utility industry on Fortune’s 2019 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” and ranked among the top 25 on Fortune’s 2018 list of companies that “Change the World.

3.) Invenergy LLC
Renewable Projects | 156
Capacity (MW) | 23,264.21

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Invenergy and its affiliated companies develop, own, and operate large-scale renewable and other clean energy generation and storage facilities in the Americas and Europe. Invenergy’s home office is located in Chicago and it has regional development offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, and Europe. Invenergy and its affiliated companies have developed more than 21,700 megawatts of projects that are in operation, construction or contracted, including wind, solar, natural gas-fueled power generation and energy storage projects.

4.) EcoPlexus, Inc.
Renewable Projects | 237
Capacity (MW) | 8,129.90

Ecoplexus develops and operates utility-scale solar PV projects for the wholesale and retail market in the U.S., and internationally. The Company has constructed and financed over sixty projects to date, representing approximately $350 million in project value. Customers include eight major utilities including PG&E, Duke, Progress, Xcel Energy, and Georgia Power and approximately fifteen municipalities in the US, as well as major International utilities. With a large construction and development pipeline of over 1 GW in the U.S., Japan, Latin America, and Turkey, representing over $750 million in project value, Ecoplexus is actively developing or buying renewable energy assets at every stage. The Company also provides operation and maintenance (O&M) services for investor/owners for approximately 55 projects.

5.)  Xcel Energy
Renewable Projects | 746
Capacity (MW) | 31,155.61

Xcel Energy (NASDAQ: XEL) provides the energy that powers millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern states. Headquartered in Minneapolis, the company is an industry leader in responsibly reducing carbon emissions and producing and delivering clean energy solutions from a variety of renewable sources at competitive prices.

6.) Geronimo Energy
Renewable Projects | 168
Capacity (MW) | 9,135.29

Geronimo Energy is a utility-scale renewable energy development company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Geronimo has developed over 1,600 megawatts of wind and solar projects that are currently in operation or under construction. Geronimo provides custom renewable energy development solutions for utilities and corporations looking to harness renewable energy for business growth.

7.) American Electric Power (AEP)
Renewable Projects | 359
Capacity (MW) | 42,504.93

American Electric Power, based in Columbus, Ohio, is focused on building a smarter energy infrastructure and delivering new technologies and custom energy solutions to our customers. AEP’s more than 17,000 employees operate and maintain the nation’s largest electricity transmission system and more than 219,000 miles of distribution lines to efficiently deliver safe, reliable power to nearly 5.4 million regulated customers in 11 states. AEP also is one of the nation’s largest electricity producers with approximately 32,000 megawatts of diverse generating capacity, including 4,300 megawatts of renewable energy. AEP’s family of companies includes utilities AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia and West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana, and east Texas). AEP also owns AEP Energy, AEP Energy Partners, AEP OnSite Partners, and AEP Renewables, which provide innovative competitive energy solutions nationwide.

8.) Duke Energy
Renewable Projects | 168
Capacity (MW) | 9,135.29

Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure, Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial Renewables. The Electric Utilities and Infrastructure segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in the Carolinas, Florida, and the Midwest; uses coal, hydroelectric, natural gas, oil, renewable sources, and nuclear fuel to generate electricity; and engages in the wholesale of electricity to municipalities, electric cooperative utilities, and other load-serving entities.

9.) Borrego Solar Systems, Inc.
Renewable Projects | 223
Capacity (MW) | 518.70

Established in 1980, Borrego Solar Systems Inc. is a leading engineer, developer, installer, financier and operator of commercial solar and energy storage systems in the United States with nearly 470 megawatts of installations constructed and 570 MW under O&M management. Borrego Solar is a market leader nationally in addition to having the largest market share in Massachusetts and New York. The company’s mission is to solve the world’s energy problems by accelerating the adoption of renewable energy.

10.) Georgia Power
Renewable Projects | 172
Capacity (MW) | 2,842.73

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America’s premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company’s promise to 2.5 million customers in all but four of Georgia’s 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction.

 

Top 10 Renewable Energy Companies by Capacity (in MW)

1.) Siemens
Projects| 3,441
Capacity (in MW)| 240,958.12

Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of gas and steam turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT.

2.) Vestas
Projects| 2,519
Capacity (in MW)| 111,809.02

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

3.) GE Energy
Projects| 1118
Capacity (in MW)| 91,609.78

GE (NYSE: GE) is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming the industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the “GE Store,” through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure, and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology, and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

4.) NextEra Energy, Inc.
Projects| 718
Capacity (in MW)| 70,422.96

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. NextEra Energy owns two electric companies in Florida: Florida Power & Light Company, which serves more than five million customer accounts in Florida and is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold; and Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 460,000 customers in eight counties throughout northwest Florida. NextEra Energy also owns a competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa, and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity. NextEra Energy is ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utility industry on Fortune’s 2019 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” and ranked among the top 25 on Fortune’s 2018 list of companies that “Change the World.

5.) Orsted (FKA DONG Energy)
Projects| 118
Capacity (in MW)| 36,537.70

Orsted (FKA DONG Energy) is an integrated energy company with leading market positions in Denmark and other key areas of Northern Europe. Orsted is a full-value chain energy company, from wind farms, oil & gas exploration, power plants, through wholesale and trading, to heat and electricity sales to business and private consumers. Orsted Operates in Northern Europe and is HQ in Denmark. Over the past few years, Orsted has shifted its focus from natural gas sourcing, wholesale, exploration, and gas and oil production to become an integrated energy company with activities across the value chain.

6.) Suzlon
Projects| 1047
Capacity (in MW)| 32,386.04

Suzlon Group is a major force in the global wind industry, ranking 5th worldwide, with over 10.5% of the global market share in just over a decade. Already among the top five, Suzlon’s Vision is to be a technology leader, to be among the top 3 wind energy companies in the world by leveraging technological leadership and commercial acumen to exceed customer expectations and be the most respectable brand which grows fast & is the most profitable company employing the best team in the sector. In order to achieve this vision, Suzlon aims to relentlessly pursue technological advancement and build a highly cost-efficient manufacturing base. Going forward, Suzlon is working towards taking an increasing share of the market, combining innovation, focused R&D, end-to-end solutions and a vertically integrated manufacturing strategy to deliver maximum value to the customer, and to lead the way in ‘powering a greener tomorrow’.

7.) Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BHE)
Projects| 383
Capacity (in MW)| 32,113.31

BHE Renewables is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. Since 2012, BHE Renewables has invested extensively in solar, wind, geothermal and hydro projects. As a long-term owner of assets, the company’s wind projects include the 300-megawatt Jumbo Road project near Hereford, Texas; 168-megawatt Pinyon Pines I and 132-megawatt Pinyon Pines II projects, located near Tehachapi, California; 81-megawatt Bishop Hill II project in Henry County, Illinois; 400-megawatt Grande Prairie project in Holt County, Nebraska; 72-megawatt Marshall project in Marshall County, Kansas; and 212-megawatt Walnut Ridge project in Bureau County, Illinois, which is still in development.

8.) Avangrid Renewables
Projects| 414
Capacity (in MW)| 31,399.72

AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) is a leading, sustainable energy company with approximately $32 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states. Avangrid has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving 3.2 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates 7.2 gigawatts of electricity capacity, primarily through wind power, with a presence in 22 states across the United States.

9.) EDF Energy
Projects| 449
Capacity (in MW)| 31,274.00

EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies, producing about one-fifth of the nation’s electricity from its nuclear power stations, wind farms, coal and gas power stations, and combined heat and power plants. The company supplies gas and electricity to 5.8 million business and residential customer accounts and is the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain. EDF Energy’s safe and secure operation of eight existing nuclear power stations across the country makes it the UK’s largest generator of low carbon electricity. The firm is also at the forefront of the planned nuclear renaissance. EDF Energy is part of EDF Group, one of Europe’s largest power companies. The company employs around 15,000 people in the UK alone.

10.) SEAS-NVE
Projects| 76
Capacity (in MW)| 26,512.55

SEAS-NVE is a co-operative energy company. Being a co-operative company, all our customers connected to our grid are owners of SEAS-NVE. However, this does not apply to the municipals Korsør, Nakskov, Næstved, Slagelse, and Vordingborg. The owners select the representatives of the co-operative committee which is the superior authority of the company. At present, SEAS-NVE has approx. 375,000 co-operative owners.

 

Source: Renewables (Solar & Wind)

 

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