Project Developers

Solar project developers refer to the class of companies that oversee the construction of larger scale installations. These firms, often large construction or energy compa­nies, typically manage the entire process from site preparation, obtaining financing, managing legal issues, and ultimately building the plants. Some developers also manage the systems, though the operation and management of utility-scale solar requires minimal labor inputs.

There are just over 400 companies identified as solar project developers in the United States employing nearly 8000 solar workers. Of these, nearly 95% work with photovoltaics, while about 10% work on CSP