Quanta Services plans acquisition of national renewables EPC Blattner

Electrical Infrastructure Supplier Quanta Services has entered into an agreement to acquire Blattner Holding Company, one of the largest renewable energy contractors in North America.

Founded in 1907 and headquartered in Avon, Minnesota, Blattner provides front-end engineering, procurement project management and construction services to renewable energy developers for solar, wind and energy storage projects. Blattner has completed or awarded more than 300 wind projects (49 GW), more than 90 solar projects (12 GW) and 17 energy storage projects. The EPC is ranked #2 on Solar Power World’s 2021 Best Solar Contractors list.

“Both Blattner and Quanta are rooted in entrepreneurial, family-owned businesses that focus on safety and care deeply about their employees,” said Duke Austin, Quanta president and CEO. “We believe Quanta is to the electrical energy solutions industry, Blattner to the utility-scale renewable energy solutions industry. Together we will focus on what we believe to be the most attractive parts of the electrical infrastructure complex.”

Blattner’s existing management team will remain in place, with the company’s president, Scott Blattner, continuing to serve in his leadership role. Blattner will serve as the platform operating unit of Quanta.

“Our industry is on the cusp of a significant evolution and this is an opportunity to add the additional scale and resources our organization needs to continue to lead the way and provide assurance to our customers in renewable energy,” he said. Scott Blattner. “Blattner was looking for a strategic partner with the resources and capabilities that will enable us to strengthen our market position, capitalize on the next-generation opportunities emerging in the renewable energy market, and continue to contribute to the long-term success of our employees and customers. That is why we believe Quanta is the ideal partner for Blattner.”

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