Highest Standards in Quality and Safety

Founded in 2012, Pure Power was at the forefront when it came to being a specialized solar contractor.  While most contractors designated only certain sectors of their company to solar, we built our entire business around it.  This has allowed PPC to position itself as one of the most sought-after and successful solar PV contractors in the industry.  PPC offers a full array of PV solutions:  EPC services, Electrical Installation, Safety, QA/QC, Commissioning, and O&M.


What We Do

Full System Design and Engineering

From Development Plan to Commissioning, Pure Power Contractors has the capability to take a project at any stage, applying decades of solar experience to optimize designs for performance and cost effectiveness. PPC will design the solution to meet your project requirements.

Equipment Specification and Procurement

Utilizing a strong global Supply Chain and highly experienced Procurement team, PPC will procure and coordinate delivery for long lead time items that can become a hindrance on large projects, ensuring on-time and under budget delivery.

By building strategic alliances with industry leading suppliers the PPC Procurement Team can service projects of any size or scale ensuring an on-time and under budget performance while maintaining the company's highest standard of quality.

Installation

PPC offers everything from complete Turnkey Photovoltaic solutions to electrical subcontracting installation.  Our focus is primarily utility scale ground mount systems, but also have extensive experience in large scale rooftop applications.  With over 800 MW of currently operating installations, there is no doubt PPC is a top-quality choice.

Operations & Maintenance

Every PV project requires professional management to operate and maintain installations.  With over 500 MW of installations serviced and maintained to date, Pure Power Contractors is the best choice for Asset Management.  We have dedicated crews with years of experience from preventative maintenance to complete project rebuilds.  We have helped our clients rebuild complete sites due to catastrophic hurricane damage, hail, and flooding with sterling results.

PPC offers an array of asset management, commissioning, operations & maintenance, and design services to assist with any utility scale project.

The Team

With over two gigawatt of combined experience, Pure Power employs some of the best and brightest that the solar world has to offer.

Justin Taylor

President

JUSTIN TAYLOR, President, is responsible for the day to day operations of the company. Justin’s core emphasis is on business development, estimating, design and implementation. His project resume includes over 800 MWs of utility scale, roof top and residential projects. With this wealth of Solar PV experience, Justin has established himself as one of the most trusted and respected experts in the business.

Prior to Pure Power, Justin was the Director of Solar Operations for the largest Solar EPC in the Southeast. During his tenure, he helped grow the company ten-fold in annual revenues with projects in nine different states. Justin also worked as Project Manager where he designed, managed and installed multiple PV projects ranging from residential roof tops to R&D sites for major utilities.

Justin is a Marine Corps veteran, NABCEP certified PV installer, holds multiple Master Electrician licenses and is an Unlimited Licensed General Contractor. He has Advanced PV Design and Installation training and is also certified in CPR/AED, First Aid, and OSHA 10-hr training.

Justin Coffey

CFO

JUSTIN COFFEY, CFO, joined Pure Power in 2015. With more than 15 years of development, construction and asset management experience, Justin’s primary role is to effectively manage all financial and accounting operations for the company. His diverse resume includes projects in utility scale solar, office / industrial, retail, medical office, multi-family, student housing and hotels. He also has been involved in multiple historic and investment tax credit deals.

Before joining Pure Power, Justin was the Controller / Partner of a privately held real estate development and management company. During his tenure, he was involved in developing over $250 million in new assets and acquiring over $50 million in operating assets. In addition, Justin was a Senior Accountant for a large real estate developer with a portfolio of over 6 million square feet of commercial, retail and medical space. Earlier in his career, Justin was the lead Development Accountant for a Top 10 national Real Estate Developer, where he managed over $300 million worth of development and construction.

Justin is a graduate of Marshall University’s esteemed Lewis College of Business and holds a real estate brokerage license in North Carolina.

Lawrence Whittet

COO

With over 30 years’ experience in the EPC & Power Industry (both domestic & internationally), Larry possesses a broad knowledge of developing project execution plans and leading teams to a successful project completion.

Prior to PPC, he worked for Stone & Webster Engineering, Bechtel, Shaw, First Solar, NRG, M&W and Sterling & Wilson. He has personally been responsible for over 2.5GW of Solar being installed in the past 10 years.

As COO, he’s responsible for all Project, Construction & Talent Management activities for PPC. Presently, Mr. Whittet is overseeing 400mw of work over several projects on a day to day basis, with emphasis on Safety, Quality and meeting schedules by being metrics driven. This includes but not limited to contract & subcontract negotiations, project mobilizations, project controls, procurement & logistics management, facilitation & coordination of workforce labor agreements, ES&H Management, QA/QC Management as well as all Electrical & Commissioning activities.

Larry is a graduate of Illinois State University and continues his support as an avid alumnus by serving on several University committees; he was recently featured in their Alumni Annual Magazine as the Sr. Project Manager of the world largest single-location Solar PV plant (1.2gW), in the United Arab Emirates.

Vincent Zarallo

Senior Project Manager

VINCENT ZARALLO, Senior Project Manager, joined Pure Power in April of 2016. Vince’s responsibilities include the planning, organizing, monitoring and execution of our projects. Regarded as a “veteran” in the renewable energy industry, Vince has spent the last 14 years consulting, constructing and installing over 300 megawatts of solar in the US, Canada and Europe. These projects include everything from residential rooftops to large utility scale.

Prior to solar, Vincent spent his entire career in the construction industry. Starting from a day laborer at his father’s general contracting company to becoming an owner of his own company, Vince has the knowledge and experience it takes to manage a successful company.

Blair Eudy

Project Controls Director / Lead Estimator

Beginning his career early in the PV industry, Blair has worked closely with President Justin Taylor for over ten years.  From field labor to estimating lead and everything in between, Blair has constructed and serviced over 500 MW of PV installations.  With a quick ability to adapt to a changing industry landscape, Blair has ascended to the role of Project Controls Director and with that has become a lynch pin of executing successful utility scale projects. 

As Project Controls Director, Blair is responsible for ensuring all materials, staff, and equipment are available exactly when needed and used as efficiently as possible.  Providing support to the Project Management and Construction teams, as well as building and maintaining relationships with our valued clientele, Blair bridges the gap between all departments of our growing team.

Blair is a graduate of the Eudy School of Management and has been a long-time resident of Mint Hill, NC.  He has a super sweet son.

Charles Thomas

Senior Project Manager

CHARLES THOMAS, Senior Project Manager, has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry.

He has held positions as Project Manager, Construction Manager and Senior General Superintendent.

Charles has primarily worked in the energy sector for clients that include Exxon Mobil, Shell Oil and Phillips Petroleum. He has held these positions both domestically and abroad.

Prior to joining PPC, Charles worked for First Solar and was tasked with evaluating the first-generation tracker systems (discreet and ganged systems) for engineering, constructability and failure mode analysis. The systems analysis was then used as input for the second-generation systems. Charles was also assigned to the first utility scale tracker system in Western Australia where his responsibilities included interviewing prospective bidders, meeting with local officials, consultants and setting up PLA’s with local trade unions.

As Sr. PM Charles is responsible for engineering and technical considerations for new and existing projects, project scope, cost, risk and schedule. His duties also include client and subcontractor relationships and multiple project oversight.

Charles is an honorably discharged Navy veteran and attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa and holds OSHA 500 and 510 and NFPA 70E certifications.

Dylan Fogle

Construction Manager

DYLAN FOGLE, Construction Manager, joined Pure Power in April 2015. Dylan’s primary role is to manage the day to day field operations for the company. Dylan has over 9 years of experience in the Utility Solar Industry. His resume includes over 250 MWs of utility scale, commercial and residential solar projects.

Prior to joining Pure Power, Dylan was a Superintendent for a renewable energy company overseeing the install of large-scale solar farms. His essential functions were to schedule subcontractors, consultants, and vendors in critical path to ensure timely completion. During this time, he was involved in some of the largest Solar projects ever installed in North Carolina. Early in his career, Dylan was employed with a large electrical contracting company installing commercial and residential electrical systems.