McKinstry Doubles Down on National Renewable Energy Services

Expanded focus on renewables ensures clients receive the market’s most comprehensive energy solutions

SEATTLE (Sept. 3, 2019) — Known for deploying best-in-class energy projects that guarantee savings, McKinstry has formed a Renewable Energy Services team to enhance its focus on renewable energy. The team is led by Jeff Hughes, Director of Renewable Energy Services who joined the company from Ameresco. Heath Mackay, formerly with Namaste Solar, is serving in the new position of National Renewable Energy Business Development Leader. 

“The addition of Jeff and Heath has been instrumental in building strong, strategic partnerships with suppliers and finance institutions, ensuring we’re able to meet each client’s unique project goals,” said Brian Floyd, Vice President of Energy & Technical Services. “Our national footprint of local building and energy experts allows us to deliver industry leading value at the lowest cost. Our approach is simple. We hire the best people, we take care of them, and they take great care of our clients.”  

McKinstry has a strong track record of offering comprehensive energy solutions that integrates renewables such as solar photovoltaics, solar thermal, biomass, wind, geothermal and battery energy storage into diverse projects. Within the next year alone, McKinstry expects to amplify these efforts by deploying solar and energy storage projects in numerous geographies, most notably in Washington state on what is expected to become one of the world’s largest zero energy buildings. 

The combination of working with clients to provide on-site generation, along with the benefits of energy efficiency and technical services, is what drew Jeff Hughes to the company. “Our comprehensive set of energy services is unmatched in the marketplace,” said Hughes. “And no one can better integrate renewable energy with these services like McKinstry. We provide our clients right-sized, clean, and resilient energy, with a visible commitment to sustainability.”   

In addition to on-site and off-site solar generation, the Renewable Energy Services team is focused on developing solar-plus-storage and standalone battery energy storage projects across the country.  

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