Mountainville, NY – August 11, 2016
Tectonic Engineering & Surveying Consultants P.C. has earned a spot on Solar Power World’s Top 500 Solar Contractors list for 2016, the most recognized annual listing of North America’s top solar contractors. Tectonic ranked #150 overall among the top 500 firms working in the utility, commercial and residential markets, and #7 on the Top 20 New York Solar Companies list, based on the total amount of installed solar capacity in 2015.
According to GTM Research, in its U.S. Solar Market Insight 2015 Year in Review, the U.S. solar market is expected to grow a staggering 119% this year. Is it forecasted that 16 gigawatts of solar installed in the U.S. in 2016 will more than double the record-breaking 7.3 gigawatts installed in 2015. The evidence of this growing market can be seen on the Top 500 list. The Top 500 firms, taken as a group, employed 133,707 people in 2015, up from 124,967 last year. While a majority of solar electricity is produced at large, utility-scale solar power plants, the greatest number of installation jobs, are located with companies that service residential and commercial clients.
The New York market consists of over 631 solar companies that have created 8,200 jobs statewide. $733 Million has been invested with 240 MW installed in 2015.
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