Utility-Scale Solar PV Flourishes Despite Mixed Business Conditions

In September 2023, SEIA and Wood Mackenzie released its “Solar Market Insight Report Q3 2023” report. The report projects more than 20 GW of additions in utility-scale solar in 2023, up from 11.8 GW in 2022.

Last month, EIA reported that nearly 17 GW of utility-scale solar was added in the first half of 2023.

These reports […]

New Course Announcement: Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) for Solar Companies

Did you know that farmers and rural small businesses may be eligible for a grant covering up to 50% of eligible renewable energy project costs up to $1 million, significantly reducing a project’s payback period? It’s an incredible program that is growing in popularity. That’s why it’s the focus of our newest free course on […]

Leadership in Utility-Scale Solar Construction

I want to share some interesting stats about jobs in utility-scale solar, from IREC’s Annual Solar Job Census, which they’ve just published in July 2023:

65% of all solar jobs are doing installation & project development work, and about half of those jobs are on bigger projects: commercial and utility-scale solar.

97% of solar companies say […]

The Importance of Quality Management on Utility Scale Solar Sites

Early in my career, before I switched into Project Management, I had the opportunity to lead the Quality department for a leading US-based EPC company – DEPCOM Power. Prior to this, I’d not seen myself as a Quality guy – my background is in Mechanical Engineering, I’d fallen into the Construction world almost by accident, […]

Shining a Light on Utility-Scale Solar Recycling

Utility-scale solar projects are pivotal in the global transition to renewable energy, and these projects contribute to a predictable and stable renewable energy source. Predictions indicate that utility solar will continue to dominate solar installation projects in the coming years, pushing us closer to a renewable energy dominated world by the mid-2030s.

However, with these large-scale […]