NEWS: ReNew Petra Named One of the Top U.S. Solar Contractors
ReNew Petra Recognized in Top 10 Contractors in North Carolina and No. 1 Contractor in Utah
July 23, 2019, Huntersville, N.C. – ReNew Petra is ranked 42nd out of 415 solar companies on Solar Power World’s 2019 Top Solar Contractors list, having been recognized for its construction and installation efforts. Specifically, ReNew Petra is the listed in the top 20 engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies in the country. What’s more, ReNew Petra is ranked number nine in their home state of North Carolina and in Florida, and number one in Utah.
“We’re proud of our track record and to be recognized by Solar Power World as a top U.S. contractor,” said Richard Payne, Managing Director of ReNew Petra. “Our team continues to go above and beyond, and we look forward to seeing what the coming year has to offer as we expand to new markets and increase our footprint.”
ReNew Petra recently announced a new partnership to develop more than 100 MW of solar annually across the U.S. ReNew Petra currently manages and jointly owns nearly 70 MW from solar, landfill gas-to-energy, and bioenergy projects. As a licensed general contracting company with more than 100 years of combined industry experience among its leadership team, ReNew Petra provides engineering, procurement, investment, operations and management, and construction services.
North Carolina is the second largest state overall in terms of solar capacity, trailing only California. According to a recent report by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), the state’s clean energy industry boasted more than 1,700 firms and 42,000 full-time equivalent jobs in 2018. In addition, “solar installer” is currently the fastest growing job in the state.
“Solar Power World enjoys assembling the Top Solar Contractors list each year, and our 2019 edition features hundreds of companies making big impacts in local energy markets,” said Kelly Pickerel, editor in chief of Solar Power World. “Solar power is becoming competitive with traditional electricity sources in more markets, and cities and states are demanding more renewable energy options. It’s a great time to be a solar installer, and we’re happy to highlight the best installation companies in the country on our list.”
The Top Solar Contractors list is developed by Solar Power World to recognize the work completed by solar contractors across the country. The U.S. solar market is expected to see 14 percent growth in 2019, with over 12 GW of new solar power added to the grid this year — enough to power 2.28 million average American homes.
ABOUT RENEW PETRA
ReNew Petra is a vertically-integrated, renewable energy investment, development and construction company involved in the engineering and construction of solar, landfill gas, and biomass facilities across the U.S. ReNew Petra also has the technical expertise to provide their own internal operations, maintenance, and asset management, as well as provide these services to institutional capital partners. For additional information, please visit thinkrenew.com. To stay updated, please follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.