Renewable Energy


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With a portfolio of nearly 10 gigawatts of wind energy projects, our wind team has the experience and knowledge to install a variety of turbine types and sizes. Our teams construct projects with operations and maintenance as a forethought, proactively identifying challenges that could occur during installation and developing plans to mitigate potential long-term challenges.

Recognizing our capabilities in construction, the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. awarded Wanzek the Eagle award for excellence in construction in 2018.

Delivering Excellence in Renewable Energy

We focus on leveraging our skilled crews to construct, expand and maintain renewable energy facilities across North America. We work closely with owners to balance organic growth with client demands to meet market needs. Through our involvement with reputable associations, such as the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) we stay apprised of industry-specific details that positively affect our project approach.

Renewable Energy Industries

We are committed to pioneering process innovations with the goal of streamlining site execution and maximizing owner assets.

Wind Energy Construction – EPC and BOP

Our dedicated team has completed wind power projects for leading developers and utilities across North America. We work with our clients to construct efficient wind facilities that generate clean energy for the client’s long and short-term power needs. Our capabilities include:

  • Civil/road/earthwork construction
  • Foundation design and construction
  • Tower and turbine erection and installation
  • Turbine and rotor assembly
  • Tower wiring/FAA light install
  • Electrical design and installation of substation, interconnection facilities, transmission line and MV collection systems
  • Electrical terminations
  • Commissioning and turnover
  • NCCCO certified crane services
  • Design services (foundation, civil, electrical)
Wanzek Renewable Energy Wind Blade

Solar Energy Construction – EPC

Our solar team specializes in designing, procuring and constructing complex commercial, community and utility-scale solar power projects. We approach projects systematically, providing innovative solutions to each project from initial development and design through construction and operations. Our engineering team has the expertise to provide a high level of industry value to our clients by ensuring an accurate feasibility process. Our solar designs are developed with a focus on maximizing investment returns through performance analysis, delivery of bankable designs, high quality equipment and maximizing project output with minimal life-cycle cost.

Our capabilities include:

  • Civil/road/earthwork construction
  • Substation and switchyard construction
  • Transmission line construction
  • Piling and racking installation
  • Panel/Module installation
  • Electrical trenching and cabling installation (AC&DC)
  • Electrical terminations (AC&DC)
  • Equipment placement
  • Commissioning and turnover
  • Operations and maintenance services
Wanzek Renewable Energy Wind Blade

Emerging Markets

We pride ourselves on building innovative solutions for clients with big ideas. Our experience within the renewables industry has provided us with the experience and skillset needed to pursue opportunities in emerging markets, including energy storage systems. Our project management team has experience directing projects containing multiple trade disciplines, logistics coordination, multiple subcontractors, fast paced construction schedules and in depth client communication processes. Our field management teams are responsible for coordinating daily activities, ensuring that all construction disciplines remain on track to meet project schedules.

Our current energy storage facilities and systems capabilities include:

  • Civil construction
  • Foundation construction
  • Building construction
  • Procurement
  • Electrical terminations
  • Interconnection
  • O&M buildings
  • Engineering
  • HVAC