Company Profile

Company Profile

Tropenas Converter Company, the predecessor corporation, was founded in New Castle, Delaware in 1888. Originally the developer and erector of steel converter processes, the company soon evolved into other industries, and in 1920 the corporation name was re-chartered as Tropenas Company. By the 1950’s Tropenas engaged in various industries including mining, manufacturing of marine propulsion systems, and engineering consulting with offices in New York, Paris, Rio De Janeiro, and South Africa.

Tropenas Company Established 1920
From the 1980’s to the 1990’s, Tropenas’s leadership expanded in the process and energy industries providing engineering, consulting and advisory services.

Today, Tropenas divisions offer a range of cross-functional energy advisory and lean engineering services. Executives at Tropenas are time-tested with broad experience in energy operations, management, technology and financial services. Demonstrated by our century plus experience, our focus delivers implementation of cost effective solutions for the long-term.

Solar Energy

Our independent engineering team offers developers, owners, utilities & solar OEMs turnkey electrical and civil solar permit packages. Our local engineers are 100% dedicated to solar and lead any portion of your solar project. Services range from initial robust designs through owner’s witnessing of construction & commissioning. Our engineers maintain national NCEES records, multi-state PE licenses and full NACBEP Certified PV Installation Professional credentials. Designed blending contractor field experience with value engineering, our designs incorporate and clearly communicate lean solutions enabling faster installation and longer durability improving your profitability.

Example offerings:

  • Stamped electrical and civil permit drawings
  • Optimized PV and Energy Storage System Designs
  • Owner and Independent Engineering services
  • Lean designs for Medium Voltage Interconnections
  • Simplified SCADA solutions for remote utility-scale sites
  • Environmental Risk Mitigation Strategies.

Accelerate your project with Tropenas Company’s affordable Utility-Scale Solar Engineering.

The Utility-Scale Solar Division of Tropenas Company is a Tennessee corporation chartered in Brentwood, TN in 2009. Tropenas maintains affiliates with Licensed Engineers in 20+ states. Expertise includes utility-scale solar PV electrical and civil permit drawings as well as owner and independent engineering support.