Gehrlicher Solar America changes name to M+W Energy

July 11, 2016 05:24 PM Eastern Daylight Time

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Effective immediately, Gehrlicher Solar America Corp., is now M+W Energy, Inc. This name change is a key step in brand alignment with the parent company, M+W Group. Since its acquisition by M+W Group in 2013, Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. has become a leading utility and commercial solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company.

M+W Energy provides EPC services for Fortune 1000 companies, utilities, developers, and government agencies to build photovoltaic solar and energy storage systems. In 2015, the company built 260.5 MW of new solar generation and remains a top-twenty engineering, procurement, and construction firm as ranked by Solar Power World (#1 Commercial, #18 Utility), and #1 on ENR Magazine’s Top Solar Contractors list.

Ron Oakley, CEO of M+W Americas said, “Since acquiring Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. in 2013, the company’s US installed base has grown from 75MW to over 560MW and maintains a contracted pipeline of over 280MW. We have strategically integrated the business, keeping the core operations intact and reinforcing the organization’s infrastructure to secure larger projects and fuel sustained, long term growth.

As a company of the M+W Group, M+W Energy continues to expand its EPC offerings to include energy storage systems, hybrid energy systems, and microgrids in the US and abroad. Energy represents a core market for M+W Group across the globe. For more than 100 years, M+W Group has focused on innovative technologies and sustainable projects for energy supply and efficiency.

About M+W Energy, Inc.: M+W Energy, Inc. – a Company of the M+W Group builds commercial and utility energy systems for Fortune 1000 companies, utilities, developers, and government agencies. Utilizing over 100 years of experience Enabling New Horizons™ by its parent company, M+W Group, M+W Energy, Inc. is recognized as leading solar EPC (#1 by ENR, 2015 rankings, #1 Commercial, Solar Power World 2014 rankings) and operations and maintenance (O&M) company. M+W Energy integrates systems to maximize economic return and sustainable benefits for our clients; our portfolio spans over 600 MW of project installations in the United States. For more information, please visit:

About M+W Group: M+W Group GmbH, based in Stuttgart/Germany, is a leading global high-tech engineering company. Established in 1912, the company operates in more than 30 countries. The M+W Group manages projects of all dimensions on behalf of clients from various sectors, including electronics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, energy and information technology — from semiconductor plants to nanotechnology research centers. The company offers a full range of services from concept and design to turnkey solutions. During the financial year 2015, the M+W Group generated sales of 3.4 billion US dollars (~3.0 billion euros) with around 6,000 employees worldwide. For more information please visit: