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Glenfield, New York
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Boyds, Maryland

Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commissionannounces the completion of two solar fields that will offset more than 2,500 tons of greenhouse gases annually, the equivalent of the amount of electricity used to power nearly 400 average American homes in a typical year.

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The Renewable Energy Division of Berry specializes in providing turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions to mid-size utility-scale solar and energy storage projects located throughout the United States. The renewable energy team has more than a decade of design/build construction experience with over 2,000 MW of solar and wind turnkey EPC experience and over ~$2 billion in executed contracts. By establishing a national network of partnerships with industry-leading professionals, engineers, subcontractors, PV suppliers and equipment manufacturers, the Berry Renewable Energy Division can provide utility-grade project specific solutions and services from initial development planning all the way through commissioning and commerical operation. In addition to providing turnkey EPC services the Renewable Energy Division of Berry Construction also offers an extensive array of EPC Consulting Services for large utility-scale solar and energy storage projects that range in size from 1MWac to over 200+MWac.

Together with Berry Construction Company, Inc., the Renewable Energy Division represents a highly qualified, experienced and professional team with the resources needed for the design and construction of your renewable energy and energy storage projects. Building on the economic strength of Berry, the Renewable Energy Division has solid financials and the ability to insure and bond your renewable energy projects. With a primary focus on safety, quality and value engineering we seek to create successful projects for our clients through innovative solutions and to pursue long-term, mutually beneficial relationships that are built on a foundation of transparency, trust and integrity. Please contact us to learn more about how the Berry Renewable Energy Division can help you design and construct your renewable energy projects on time and within budget.



President, Renewable Energy Division

With more than 37 years of development and design/build construction experience, Dean founded the Renewable Energy Division of Berry. Prior to joining the Berry team, Dean spent 5 years as the Director of Construction for Signal Energy Constructors and managed the company’s EPC contracts, construction division and project management personnel for the execution over 2,000 MW of infrastructure, solar and wind power plants in multiple states with single project sites spanning upwards of 300 MW. A 1987 graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science, his career began with top ENR firm Bencor Corporation of Chattanooga, TN, where he managed numerous office, shopping center, grocery, retail and industrial projects. Dean has served as an officer for several other large general contractors and has managed diverse teams completing renewable energy, commercial, industrial and institutional projects across the country.



With more than 14 years of design/build construction experience, Tyler joined the Renewable Energy Division of Berry in 2019. While with the Berry Renewables team, Tyler has held both preconstruction and project management roles. He has overseen EPC negotiations, estimating and management of a multitude of solar and energy storage power plants ranging in size from 1.5 MW to over 67 MW, before taking the director position over all preconstruction activities in 2023. Prior to joining Berry, Tyler spent 5 years with Signal Energy Constructors and managed the preconstruction team for both solar and wind projects. A 2010 graduate of Georgia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction, his career began in residential and commercial construction before moving to Signal Energy, where he worked on project portfolios ranging in size from 15 MW to 2,000 MW. Tyler has extensive solar, wind and interconnection design experience and has managed all aspects of projects using the latest technologies, including string and central inverters, fixed racking, tracker systems, multiple module types, integrated energy storage, numerous turbine systems, transmission and substations.



With more than 12 years of design/build construction experience, Derek joined the Renewable Energy Division of Berry in 2020. While with the Berry Renewables team, Derek has managed the design and construction of over 20 solar and energy storage projects ranging in size from 1.5 MW to over 67 MW, before taking the director position over all construction operations in 2023. Prior to joining Berry, Derek spent 6 years with B.L. Harbert International and 2 years with Signal Energy Constructors and managed various projects ranging in value to over $200 million. A 2013 graduate of the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, his career began with top ENR firm B.L. Harbert International of Birmingham, AL, where he managed numerous heavy industrial projects, water treatment plants, and manufacturing facilities. Derek’s renewable energy construction management experience includes solar, wind, energy storage and interconnection projects.


The Renewable Energy Division of Berry has the ability to self-perform major aspects of your renewable energy projects and our contracts typically include full turnkey services including the following:

  • Engineering, design and power plant optimization. 
  • Procurement of power plant equipment.
  • Construction of all civil infrastructure and electrical system (including low, medium and high voltage systems and communications).
  • Installation of racking foundations and mechanical assembly of single-axis trackers, fixed-tilt and ballasted racking technologies. 
  • Installation of PV modules.    
  • Commissioning and testing.
  • Interconnection with utility.


We design and build our renewable energy projects as if we would be the long-term asset owner. Our extensive experience allows our team to understand the project and project owner’s needs, both operational and financial, which enables us to provide innovative solutions that will craft the right balance of design efficiency, construction cost, project safety, quality and schedule economy.


We implement a utility-grade, ISO 9001-based, QA/QC program that is custom tailored for the needs of each specific project.


Safety First, Safety Always. Safety is our primary focus and concern on each project. We practice a proactive, relationship-based approach to project safety management. By employing this approach and focusing on team building, we create and maintain a safety culture where safety, quality and productivity are not conflicting goals, but components of a successful project. To date, the Renewable Energy Division has zero injuries, zero OSHA violations and an EMR of 0.0.


We are committed to crafting solutions that overcome project challenges. Through close collaboration with our customers, suppliers, partners and employees, we are able to custom tailor our innovative solutions to best fit each project’s unique needs.



In addtion to our national turnkey EPC services, the Renewable Energy Division of Berry offers an extensive varitey of consulting services for Project Developers, Financers, Utilities, IPP’s and Project Owners including the following:

  • Project Planning
    • Development support
    • Feasibility study coordination and review
    • Mitigation measure identification and action planning
    • Cost estimating and review
    • Project schedule preparation
    • PPA and IA review
  • Due diligence
    • Siting and site investigations
    • Coordination of surveys, geotechnical and environmental engineering
    • Risk identification and analysis
    • Community impacts and local project support analysis
    • PV plant layout, civil and electrical design, and technical specification recommendations
    • Construction budget preparation and review
    • Permitting support
    • Labor relations
    • Representation for AHJ meetings and other requirements
  • Contracting and Procurement
    • Scope of work preparation
    • RFP development
    • EPC contract review
    • Warranties and guarantees review
    • Long-lead delivery equipment identification
    • Supplier and equipment manufacturer review
    • Purchase agreements review
    • Equipment manufacturer factory visits
  • Construction
    • Construction monitoring
    • Health and safety consulting
    • Quality assurance and quality control consulting
    • Scheduling review
    • Project site inspections
    • Commissioning and startup plans and support
  • Engineering:
    • Feasibility Study
    • Environment Impact Report
    • ALTA/ACSM survey
    • Geotechnical Engineering Report
    • Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments
    • Hydrology Study
    • Biological and Archaeological Studies
    • PV plant civil, structural and electrical design
    • Energy modeling, yield predictions and exceedance probabilities