Avon, Minn. —Blattner Company, an industry-leading utility-scale service provider and installer of renewable energy, and the parent company of Blattner Energy and D.H. Blattner & Sons, has been recognized as a 2021 Top Solar Contractor by Solar Power World. Blattner is ranked No. 2 out of over 400 companies on the 2021 Top Solar Contractors list.
“Blattner is honored to be ranked among the top utility scale solar companies,” said Christine Huston, communications director of Blattner. “We’re proud of our employees who deliver a better construction experience through their hard work, talent and dedication on each of our projects. They are the reason we’re a top solar contractor and for that we’re grateful.”
Blattner employs 4,300 workers who installed 1,358 megawatts of solar power in 2020 and has installed a total of 5,424 megawatts of solar since 2010. The U.S. solar industry grew 43% in 2020, installing more solar panels across the country than any other year on record. The U.S. solar market is expected to quadruple by 2030.
“It’s exciting to be part of the innovation and growth happening in the solar industry,” said Nik Maeder, vice president of solar operations of Blattner. “We’re thankful to our clients who have partnered with us year after year on each project as we advance this industry together. The growth and megawatts built across the industry are impressive and we extend our congratulations to the other top contractors who made the list this year.”
The Top Solar Contractors list is developed each year by Solar Power World to honor the work of solar installers in the United States. Solar firms in the utility, commercial and residential markets are ranked by number of kilowatts installed in the previous year. Companies are grouped and listed by specific service, markets and states.
For more information about the Top Solar Contractor process and full list, visit solarpowerworldonline.com/2021-top-solar-contractors.