Top 10 Renewable Energy Companies (2019) ??️ — Solar & Wind

by  | Mar 12, 2019 | 53 comments

Energy Acuity is the leading provider of power generation and power delivery market intelligence. Below are 2 lists of the Top 10 Renewable Energy Companies by both Capacity (MW) and ‘Most Viewed’. These lists have been exported from the Renewables Platform, inside of the Energy Acuity Product Suite.

Top 10 Renewable Energy Companies by Capacity (in MW)

1.) Siemens

Projects| 3,441
Capacity (in MW)| 240,958.12

Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of gas and steam turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT.

2.) Vestas

Projects| 2,519
Capacity (in MW)| 111,809.02

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

3.) GE Energy

Projects| 1118
Capacity (in MW)| 91,609.78

GE (NYSE: GE) is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming the industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the “GE Store,” through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure, and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology, and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

4.) NextEra Energy, Inc.

Projects| 718
Capacity (in MW)| 70,422.96

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. NextEra Energy owns two electric companies in Florida: Florida Power & Light Company, which serves more than five million customer accounts in Florida and is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold; and Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 460,000 customers in eight counties throughout northwest Florida. NextEra Energy also owns a competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa, and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity. NextEra Energy is ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utility industry on Fortune’s 2019 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” and ranked among the top 25 on Fortune’s 2018 list of companies that “Change the World.

5.) Orsted (FKA DONG Energy)

Projects| 118
Capacity (in MW)| 36,537.70

Orsted (FKA DONG Energy) is an integrated energy company with leading market positions in Denmark and other key areas of Northern Europe. Orsted is a full-value chain energy company, from wind farms, oil & gas exploration, power plants, through wholesale and trading, to heat and electricity sales to business and private consumers. Orsted Operates in Northern Europe and is HQ in Denmark. Over the past few years, Orsted has shifted its focus from natural gas sourcing, wholesale, exploration, and gas and oil production to become an integrated energy company with activities across the value chain.

6.) Suzlon

Projects| 1047
Capacity (in MW)| 32,386.04

Suzlon Group is a major force in the global wind industry, ranking 5th worldwide, with over 10.5% of the global market share in just over a decade. Already among the top five, Suzlon’s Vision is to be a technology leader, to be among the top 3 wind energy companies in the world by leveraging technological leadership and commercial acumen to exceed customer expectations and be the most respectable brand which grows fast & is the most profitable company employing the best team in the sector. In order to achieve this vision, Suzlon aims to relentlessly pursue technological advancement and build a highly cost-efficient manufacturing base. Going forward, Suzlon is working towards taking an increasing share of the market, combining innovation, focused R&D, end-to-end solutions and a vertically integrated manufacturing strategy to deliver maximum value to the customer, and to lead the way in ‘powering a greener tomorrow’.

7.) Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BHE)

Projects| 383
Capacity (in MW)| 32,113.31

BHE Renewables is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. Since 2012, BHE Renewables has invested extensively in solar, wind, geothermal and hydro projects. As a long-term owner of assets, the company’s wind projects include the 300-megawatt Jumbo Road project near Hereford, Texas; 168-megawatt Pinyon Pines I and 132-megawatt Pinyon Pines II projects, located near Tehachapi, California; 81-megawatt Bishop Hill II project in Henry County, Illinois; 400-megawatt Grande Prairie project in Holt County, Nebraska; 72-megawatt Marshall project in Marshall County, Kansas; and 212-megawatt Walnut Ridge project in Bureau County, Illinois, which is still in development.

8.) Avangrid Renewables

Projects| 414
Capacity (in MW)| 31,399.72

AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) is a leading, sustainable energy company with approximately $32 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states. Avangrid has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving 3.2 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates 7.2 gigawatts of electricity capacity, primarily through wind power, with a presence in 22 states across the United States.

9.) EDF Energy

Projects| 449
Capacity (in MW)| 31,274.00

EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies, producing about one-fifth of the nation’s electricity from its nuclear power stations, wind farms, coal and gas power stations, and combined heat and power plants. The company supplies gas and electricity to 5.8 million business and residential customer accounts and is the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain. EDF Energy’s safe and secure operation of eight existing nuclear power stations across the country makes it the UK’s largest generator of low carbon electricity. The firm is also at the forefront of the planned nuclear renaissance. EDF Energy is part of EDF Group, one of Europe’s largest power companies. The company employs around 15,000 people in the UK alone.


Projects| 76
Capacity (in MW)| 26,512.55

SEAS-NVE is a co-operative energy company. Being a co-operative company, all our customers connected to our grid are owners of SEAS-NVE. However, this does not apply to the municipals Korsør, Nakskov, Næstved, Slagelse, and Vordingborg. The owners select the representatives of the co-operative committee which is the superior authority of the company. At present, SEAS-NVE has approx. 375,000 co-operative owners.



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