Southern California Edison plans to install 250 megawatts of solar-power generating capacity in California’s southern and central valleys over the next four years. Another 250 MW could be secured through contracts with independent providers as part of the utility’s $875-million initiative. Photo: Courtesy Southern California Edison Southern California Edison plans to install 250 MW of solar-power generating capacity over the next four years. The first 50 MW is expected to be online by the end of this year. By the end of this year, SCE expects to have the first 50 MW of capacity online or in the final stage
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.