Blue Ridge Power reaches 1 million hours worked in 2021

Blue Ridge Power technicians assembling solar panels at dusk.

Asheville, NC – Employees at Blue Ridge Power, a North Carolina based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company specializing in utility-scale solar construction, have worked a combined 1 million hours so far in 2021. The company reached this milestone on October 1

Blue Ridge Power was formed earlier this year and has expanded rapidly through the acquisition of Horne Brothers Construction in Fayetteville, NC and a steady stream of new hires. The company employs more than 550 people – from module installers and equipment operators to engineers and accountants.

“I want to say thank you to all of the installers, project managers, engineers and everyone else who keeps this company going every day,” said Chris Dunbar, CEO of Blue Ridge Power. “They are the people out there doing this important work – literally building the infrastructure that will power this country and take us into an energy independent and more sustainable future.”

Blue Ridge Power is currently hiring for nearly 30 positions. For more information about working with Blue Ridge Power, please visit

About Blue Ridge Power

Blue Ridge Power is a full-service EPC company for renewable energy projects across the United States. The company brings integrated engineering, a qualified professional labor force and an expansive fleet of equipment to serve the needs of clients looking for a turnkey solution for solar and solar + storage projects. Blue Ridge Power currently oversees more than 1 GW of operational assets and has 700 MW under construction, with 2,500 MW in the pipeline for construction in 2021-2022. For more information, visit