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Articles in this section are intended to help electrical contractors grow and improve their businesses, from financial and legal advice to creating a service and maintenance department. You’ll find articles on estimating projects and more below. 

Green Bay-based electrical contractor Eland Electric Corp. designed and installed the solar-powered system.

California, long considered a pioneer of renewable-energy technologies, has lagged in one area.


‘‘Give me the money you have in the stock market, and I’ll make sure you have a stream of income for the rest of your life.” If somebody offered that deal to you, would you take it? You might be skeptical, but it could be worth a second look.

Power management company 
Eaton is taking a fully interactive, 40-foot trailer on a nationwide tour of major industrial centers to meet the increasing demand for electrical safety training. The 2015 mobile training tour began Feb. 23 in Houston and is moving across the country throughout the year.


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