Ames is a nationwide leader in the renewable energy construction market, taking on some of the industry’s most difficult challenges and distinguishing ourselves with our earthmoving capabilities.

We serve as your partner in design and constructability while maintaining tight controls with self-performed work in all scopes of a renewable energy project. With our strong, safety-focused team and vast equipment fleet, we’ve proven our capabilities again and again on solar, hydroelectric, wind, biofuel, and biodiesel projects

Faraday Repower

Completed construction of the Faraday hydroelectric plant in northwestern Oregon.

Utility-Scale Solar Park

Built a 270 MWdc PV array in northwest Indiana using an EPC delivery method.

North Carolina Solar Projects

Built multiple North Carolina solar parks with PV arrays totaling 35.7 MWdc.

Riverstart Solar Park

Built a 1,700-acre, 270 MWdc PV solar park in eastern Indiana using an EPC delivery method.

Olmsted Hydroelectric

Built a new hydroelectric plant adjacent to a decommissioned plant in Orem, Utah.

Red Rock Hydroelectric

Retrofitted an existing dam in Iowa with a powerhouse to generate clean, renewable energy.

Biodiesel Refinery

Built 75 lined ponds for a demonstration biorefinery.

Whispering Willows

Performed construction services for the development of an Iowa wind farm.

Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric

Built a dam around the upper reservoir of a pumped-storage hydroelectric plant in Georgia.