Current Electric Co.

1st-Year WINNER
Industry: Electrical
Founded: 1983

Current Electric Co. provides residential and commercial electrical service and installation, commercial solar installation, residential solar service, design and installation, backup power generators, and the Tesla Powerwall. The company measures its growth beyond just sales; it also looks at employee happiness. President Charles Smith said “…growth will happen because of happy employees…happy employees bring happy customers, which then brings a happy and healthy bottom line.”

The Tesla Powerwall is Current Electric’s most recent offering. The Tesla Powerwall is a battery backup system for the whole house. When it works with solar charging, “it is a powerful tool that takes us into the future of environmental friendliness,” Smith said. Current Electric is planning to add certifications in the future to install Tesla Powerpack in large commercial buildings.

Like many companies, Current Electric faces the challenge of finding skilled labor, something  Smith  expects to continue going forward.

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