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American Electric Company Review

The Rundown

As one of the largest contractors in Hawaii, American Electric’s alternative energy division is helping Hawaii meet their goal of dramatically increasing clean energy consumption by installing solar panels in homes and businesses across the islands. click here.


  • Over 60 years of experience in the electrical industry
  • Presence on all the islands
  • Offer on-site consultation
  • Helps customers decide if solar is the right choice based on their site
  • Locally owned
  • One of the top 100 solar contractors by Solar World Power (2012)
  • Take care of all building permits required
  • Presence on all the islands

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How it's different

Serving Hawaii Since 1946

While solar installation is a relatively new industry, American Electric has been in business since the 1940s. This means that they have vast knowledge of Hawaii’s home and business energy needs, and the experience to ensure that your system is designed and installed properly.

Multifaceted Experience

American Electric has been in the business long enough to have completed jobs in many different industries. By choosing them as your solar installation company, you’ll benefit from the experience they’ve gained installing systems in homes, businesses, schools, military facilities, and more.

Professional Installation

When American Electric installs solar panels at your home or business, you’ll be working with some of the most experienced electricians in the state. The American Electric installation teams always make sure that your system is functioning properly, and their work is guaranteed for years to come.

Safety First

American Electric wants to do everything in their power to help prevent the type of tragedy that can occur due to an electrical failure. That’s why they offer a product called the CurrentSafe, a premium electrical hazard detection device that is only sold by American Electric in Hawaii. When coupled with a new solar system, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that should there ever be an electrical issue with your system, the team from American Electric can service and make the necessary repairs or upgrades.

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The verdict

A legacy business in Hawaii, American Electric has been serving this part of the world for many years. As such, they bring decades of expertise to the process of designing and installing a new solar system.


  • Large regional presence
  • Highly experienced
  • Well-trained installation teams
  • On-site consultation and site assessment

Solar can significantly decrease your energy bills and can help protect you from rising utility rates in the future. Contact American Electric to find out how much you might save.Contact Solar America to find out how much you might save. See if you qualify today.

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