Top-list of utility-scale solar fabricators US, India, Spain and Germany dominant as ever before

Apr 14, 2021 04:49 PM ET
  • Resurgent residence markets, specifically in the United States and also Spain have actually buoyed the leading EPC contractors, according to Wiki-Solar's most recent 'organization table' launched today. Swinerton Renewable Energy holds onto top slot with First Solar heading south at # 2 having trimmed its downstream tasks.

" If you're not American, Indian, Spanish or German; you're locating it difficult to get onto the listing," states Wiki-Solar founder Philip Wolfe, "The only three others in the leading 20 are France's Bouygues, Norwegian Scatec and Biosar from Greece." Even in the top 30, the only various other interlopers are Eiffage, Canadian Solar, Metka-Egn and RES Group.

" This listing features the normal 'wellness caution'", states Wiki-Solar; "the identity of the constructors of jobs in China is rarely released, yet there are numerous Chinese firms, which would certainly otherwise get on this listing".

Although a lot of these names have actually stayed the very same, several settings have transformed as well as there have been some new entrants. Behind Swinerton, Mahindra had the 2nd highest brand-new capability because the end of 2019, therefore reaching # 4 total. BayWa r.e. follows, leaping from 20 to # 13. overall; followed by Metka-Egn, climbing up from 30 to # 23 US-based McCarthy Building is likewise climbing. highly, with an order book that must allow it to climb additionally.

A lot of the leading procedure as well as maintenance specialists, which Wiki-Solar has actually lately listed on its website, are firms in this leading constructors table  or associated business, such as Swinerton's subsidiary SOLV Inc. Furthermore, Spain's Grupotec and India's Vikram appear in the top15 of the O&M contractors' list.