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Brenda Byers Elevated to Vice President of Preconstruction for McCarthy’s Renewable Energy & Storage

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces the promotion of Brenda Byers to vice president of preconstruction for the firm’s Renewable Energy and Storage Group. During her six years at McCarthy, Byer’s passion for sustainability and providing a client-focused approach to renewable energy solutions has been instrumental in the group’s surging national growth.

In her new role, Byers will lead procurement and design management efforts for the group, providing innovative options and value engineering solutions for clients on large-scale solar projects across the country.

Byers currently leads preconstruction efforts on two large utility-scale solar projects in Arizona and Texas, adding to her more than 2 gigawatts of solar energy expertise. With over a decade of experience in renewable energy construction focused in solar, she brings a comprehensive understanding of the diverse needs of McCarthy’s clients and has a phenomenal track record of positioning projects to achieve the clean energy goals of each client. Byers leads with a willingness to collaborate and an all-in approach, making her a tremendous asset to the firm’s Renewable Energy and Storage team.


In her spare time, Byers enjoys yoga and spending time outdoors hiking trails, camping, and backpacking with her dog Kona.

McCarthy’s Renewable Energy and Storage Group is currently constructing or has completed nearly 70 utility-scale clean energy projects in communities across the country since 2010, delivering a combined capacity of more than 8 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy production and over 500 MW of energy storage. Nationally, McCarthy provides EPC services on utility-scale solar projects for private solar developers and utilities, helping them deliver cost-effective clean energy to the communities they serve.