ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. solar industry has shown record growth in the past year and leading commercial and community solar developer Standard Solar has continued to grow with the industry. The company’s success has been recognized by Solar Power World, the premier source of news and information regarding solar. Solar Power World has ranked Standard Solar at No. 6 on their 2021 Top U.S. Commercial Solar Contractors list.
The Top Solar Contractors list first launched ten years ago, honors the work of solar companies in the United States. Solar firms in the utility, commercial and residential markets are ranked by the number of kilowatts installed in the previous year. Companies are grouped and listed by specific service, markets and states.
Last year the U.S. solar industry grew 43%, and in the first quarter of 2021, total installation capacity reached 102.8 gigawatts, enough electricity to power 18.6 million American homes. Standard Solar’s projects around the U.S. are an integral part of that growth.
With hundreds of installations and more than 200 megawatts, the company has become one of the largest asset owners in distributed generation and community solar and storage in the nation.
About Standard Solar
Standard Solar is powering the nation’s energy transformation – channeling its project development capabilities, financial strength and technical expertise to deliver the benefits of solar, as well as solar + storage, to businesses, institutions, farms, governments, communities and utilities. Building on 17 years of sustainable growth and in-house and tax equity investment capital, Standard Solar is a national leader in the development, funding and long-term ownership and operation of commercial and community solar assets. Recognized as an established financial partner with immediate, deep resources, the company owns and operates more than 200 megawatts of solar across the United States. Standard Solar is based in Rockville, Md. Learn more at standardsolar.com, LinkedIn and Twitter: @StandardSolar.
About Solar Power World
Solar Power World is the leading online and print resource for news and information regarding solar installation, development and technology. Since 2011, SPW has helped U.S. solar contractors — including installers, developers and EPCs in all markets — grow their businesses and do their jobs better.