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US National Renewable energy developers

Here are listed most of the developers, installers and other renewable energy companies with national coverage, as well as such covering more than 5 States, incl. franchise:

SunPower – https://us.sunpower.com/ – Changing the way the world Is powered. SunPower designs all-in-one residential and commercial solutions backed by personal customer service and the industry’s most comprehensive warranty. And with over 35 years of dedicated solar experience, SunPower is the only U.S.-based solar company that’s been around longer than its 25-year warranty. SunPower has been developing record-breaking solar technology since the 1970s. Company’s history over these decades has been marked by creativity, craftsmanship – and confidence.

EnergySage, Inc. – https://www.energysage.com/ – Every day, millions of Americans shop for renewable energy solutions, such as solar power — and thousands of companies look for well-qualified customers. But the process can be confusing, expensive, and intimidating. EnergySage is the go-to marketplace for making confident energy decisions and gaining control over the buying process. EnergySage’s one-of-a-kind marketplace was developed with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sun-Shot program, to make solar and other renewable energy options affordable and accessible to all Americans.

NextEra Energy, Inc. – https://www.nexteraenergy.com/ – NextEra Energy is an American energy company with about 58 GW of generating capacity, revenues of over $18 billion in 2020, and about 14,900 employees throughout the US and Canada. It is the largest electric utility holding company by market capitalization. Its subsidiaries include Florida Power & Light (FPL), NextEra Energy Resources, NextEra Energy Partners, Gulf Power Company, and NextEra Energy Services.

Ameresco, Inc. – https://www.ameresco.com – Ameresco, (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading cleantech integrator and renewable energy asset developer, owner and operator.

Jacobs Wind Electric Co. Inc. – https://www.jacobswind.net/ – Jacobs Wind Electric is the oldest renewable energy company in the United States. It has been designing consumer and commercial renewable energy systems sized to the changing distributed electric loads of their periods since the mid-1920s.

Sunpro Solar – https://www.gosunpro.com – Founded in 2008, Sunpro Solar is one of the leading providers of rooftop solar in the United States. Sunpro Solar designs, installs, and maintains solar panels on residential and commercial properties.

Sunrun – https://www.sunrun.com/ – Experience Peace of Mind for Decades to Come with Sunrun Rooftop Solar Panels. When you team up with a solar company like Sunrun, you can create your own affordable, clean energy and gain independence from your utility company. A Sunrun solar installation can help power your home when the sun is out while you boost control over your energy usage and reduce your dependence on fossil fuels.



Eagle Creek Renewable Energy (subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation Inc.) – https://www.eaglecreekre.com/ – Eagle Creek Renewable Energy is an owner, operator, and developer of hydroelectric power projects. Eagle Creek Renewable Energy was founded in 2010 to acquire, enhance, and operate small hydroelectric power facilities. Eagle Creek currently owns and operates more than 80 hydroelectric facilities representing over 630 megawatts of capacity across the United States. Eagle Creek also has ownership interests equivalent to approximately 12 megawatts in 14 other hydroelectric facilities and two solar facilities in New England. The facilities produce enough electricity to power over 250,000 homes, while avoiding over 1.8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year, providing recreational opportunities, and protecting historical resources and the environment.

EDP Renewables North America – https://www.edpr.com – Based in Houston, Texas, EDP Renewables North America is a division of EDP Renewables, a global leader in the renewable energy sector. EDP Renewables’ story in the U.S. began in 2007 when the company embraced the growing demand for clean energy and acquired Horizon Wind Energy LLC. Since then, EDP Renewables has more than doubled our wind power production, becoming one of the world’s largest producers.

Clearway Energy Group LLC. – https://www.clearwayenergygroup.com/ – Clearway’s extensive experience with all aspects of project development, project finance, operations, and customer service has made the company a leader in the renewable energy industry. Clearway’s portfolio ranges from clusters of community solar projects to some of the largest wind and solar projects in the United States.

Hydropower equipment manufacturers

Here are listed many of the Hydroelectric power equipment or Hydropower equipment manufacturers from all over the world.

Canyon Hydro – Canyon Hydro is the waterpower division of Canyon Industries, Inc.  For more than 40 years, the company has focused solely on hydro systems, and has earned a strong reputation for premium quality and outstanding customer support. All Canyon Hydro products are manufactured in the USA. Located in Deming, Washington USA, Canyon Hydro’ maintains two high-precision fabrication facilities capable of producing very efficient, reliable turbine systems. Hydroelectric systems from Canyon Hydro deliver exceptionally high efficiency and reliability.  Built for continuous, uninterrupted power generation, they deliver a high return on your investment year after year.

ABB – The world’s leading supplier of just about every product in the power and automation scope of supply for hydropower plants – from generator circuit breakers and power transformers to switchgear, motors, drives and plant automation systems.

ANDRITZ – For more than 125 years, ANDRITZ Hydro has been supplying generators for hydropower stations. Today, generators with a total capacity of more than 160,000 MVA are in service all over the world. ANDRITZ Hydro generators are characterized by their compact design, high efficiencies, and long lifetime thanks to the use of modern calculation methods and optimized manufacturing procedures and materials. Energy generation based on tidal current is an important area of innovation for ANDRITZ Hydro.

Chengdu Forster Technology Co., Ltd. – Founded in 1956, Chengdu Forster Technology was once a subsidiary of the Chinese Ministry of Machinery and a designated manufacturer of small and medium-sized hydroelectric generator sets. With 64 years of experience in the field of hydraulic turbines, in the 1990s, the system was reformed and started to design, manufacture and sell independently. And began to develop the international market in 2013. Forster turbines have different types, specifications and reliable quality, with reasonable structure, reliable operation, high efficiency, standardized parts, and convenient maintenance. The single turbine capacity can reach 20000KW.

SIEMENS – SIEMENS Energy Sector is one of the world’s leading suppliers of a wide range of products, solutions and services in the field of energy technology.

GENERAL ELECTRIC – GE is a world leader in the utilization and control of water, having supplied equipment to the hydropower and water control industries for over one hundred years.

TOSHIBA – The first manufacturer of hydroelectric generating equipment in Japan. TOSHIBA is a leading exporter and has supplied much equipment to North America, Central and South America, Africa, Oceania, Asia and Eastern Europe. The company’s dedication to excellence has ensured that TOSHIBA is world leader both in conventional and pumped storage power stations.

HYUNDAI – Hyundai Heavy Industries Co, Ltd.(HHI) has estabilished its position as one of the top-ranking manufacturer in the world heavy industry market, thereby gaining a widely acclaimed reputation and reliability.




Gilkes (Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd.) – Gilkes Hydro are world-leaders in designing, manufacturing and commissioning hydro schemes worldwide. With over 165 years of experience Gilkes Hydro offers single source, water to wire solutions for a range of hydropower applications.  From large utilities to small mini grids, Company’s solutions are tailored to meet the needs of each individual project.

Smith Engineering (GB) Ltd. – Smith Engineering is a technology and prototype development company. With a track record in R&D, Smith Engineering designs and manufactures prototypes and one-off machines for customers from sectors including civil nuclear, automotive, marine and renewable energy. Design and manufacture of high efficiency, flat pack, overshot waterwheels, generating electricity from flows between 100 to 500 litres per second and heads 2 to 6 metres. Other current project include the design and manufacture of highly-efficient electricity generating new tidal power technology.

Inverters and related products manufacturers

SOLECTRIA– Solectria Renewables, LLC is the leading U.S. based grid-tied PV inverter, string combiner and web-based monitoring manufacturer for residential, commercial and utility-scale solar projects. Solectria has transitioned its name to Yaskawa Solectria Solar after being acquired by Yaskawa America, Inc. in 2014. Yaskawa Solectria Solar is the #1 commercial PV inverter supplier in the U.S. Solectria’s products include 3.8 to 750 kW PV inverters, string combiners and web-based monitoring for all size solar systems. Solectria is backed by over 100 years of power electronics and inverter experience. Solectria’s three-phase central and XGI inverters are made in the USA using U.S. and global components. PV system owners, developers and EPCs rely on the high performance, reliability and bankability of Yaskawa Solectria Solar.

 

LANTRONIC SUNPOWER– Latronics have supplied quality Inverters for domestic, industrial and alternative energy markets to over 30 countries. The principal business of the company is to design and manufacture power Inverters that convert DC battery power to AC mains power. All products are manufactured with the Latronics registered trademark. With the main focus on high quality customised solutions, the company has adopted a policy of continuous improvement increasing its overall efficiency, while implementing Quality Standards like ISO 9001. The success of the Inverter range has enabled the company to undertake research and development into new and improved products associated with alternative energy, culminating in the emphasis on quality, reliability, and efficiency.

 

SMA SOLAR TECHNOLOGY– SMA develops and manufactures highly efficient PV inverters for all installation sizes and power classes and for any grid specifications worldwide, regardless of the type of PV modules used. SMA guarantees unbeatable quality ensuring maximum lifetime and minimal failure of the systems and solutions. With 40 years of experience and a worldwide installed power of 100 gigawatts, SMA is setting the standards today for the renewable energy supply of tomorrow.

 

SIEMENS – From A to Z, Siemens is the world’s single-source leader of automation technology products engineered and manufactured for all industrial sectors.

 

Altenergy Power System Inc. (APsystems) – The smartest microinverter on the market today — and tomorrow. Remarkable innovation keeps APsystems microinverters ahead of the competition, and puts more power and efficiency into your solar array.  APsystems offers advanced solar technology where the world needs it most: everywhere. APsystems offers advanced, powerful solar microinverter technology for residential and commercial systems. The APsystems microinverter solution combines highly efficient power inversion with user-friendly monitoring to bring you reliable, sustainable energy.

 

REFUsol & REFUenergy – REFU develops and integrates synergistic components for stationary energy solutions and thus offer a common platform for the ‘energy system revolution’. The company bundle its competencies in the areas of high-performance electronics and battery storage systems in order to develop economical, efficient and environmentally conscious solutions. The key to REFU’s success lies in their ability to combine the expertise in controllable power electronics with customer-specific designs and production. REFU is a part of the multinational, diversified PRETTL Group.

 

Analytic Systems – The Company has been an innovative Canadian manufacturer in the power conversion industry for over 30 years. The company designed their first Switchmode DC-DC Voltage Converter in 1976 and today Analytic Systems design and build a complete range of products including Battery Chargers, Voltage Converters, Inverters, Power Supplies, Frequency Converters and MPPT Solar Charge Controllers.

 

Morningstar – Morningstar’s products have been recognized in international solar markets as the most advanced and highest-quality products available. The products exceed all other PV controllers & inverters for protection against extreme environments, corrosion, lightning surges and harsh ambient operating temperatures (common to remote PV systems)—all while delivering more than twice the industry’s average operating life.

Solar heaters manufacturers

 

Schüco – Clean Energy from Solar and Windows. Schüco is a worldwide leader for energy-efficient buildings. Driven by its competence in solar and façade technology and the willingness to take responsibility for the blue planet.

 

Solar Hot USA – Established in 2005 renewable energy manufacturer and solutions provider based in the Triangle area of North Carolina.

 

VELUX – VELUX America, VELUX Greenwood and VELUX Solutions are partners in bring the benefits of daylight and fresh air into the spaces where people live, work and play.

TATA SOLAR – Tata Power Solar, a 100 per cent Tata-owned Tata Power subsidiary, is the largest solar power company in India. Established in 1989, Tata Power Solar (earlier Tata BP Solar) was a joint venture between Tata Power Company, a pioneer in the power sector in India, and BP Solar, one of the largest solar companies in the world.

 

STIEBEL ELTRON – The Company was founded in 1924 by Dr. Theodor Stiebel in Berlin, Germany. Initially, the company concentrated on the manufacture of electric water heaters for the German market.

 

VIESSMANN – The Viessmann Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heating and renewable energy systems.

 



Hot Solar Water (GENERSYS) – Hot Solar Water is part of the Thermosolar Group of Companies. A highly respected engineering group having over 50+ years experience in manuafacturing high quality collector panels, with a proven performance in the most extreme climates.

 

SHANGHAI RUTY ENERGY – This is a group integrating Chinese energy factories to face the world energy market. Until now, the group has integrated 7 factories and hold 75% share of these factories. More than 3000 workers work for this group. The products range includes thermal solar water heater, pressure solar water heater, split solar water heater, heat pump water heater, glass vacuum tube and so on.