Years in business

> 21


Review score is above industry average of 3.97


NABCEP qualified installer



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Venkat over 1 month

Mark and Ben’s team did an excellent job on the solar installation at our home late 2019 and early 2020. We have been super happy with their professionalism and how they have explained all options to us on our journey. I would recommend the live wire guys to any body that is looking at Solar.

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Live Wire Solar & Electric prices

This installer does not publish their standard system prices on the net.

As such we have used average pricing from the installers service areas as a proxy for what this company would most likely charge for a solar system.

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Average cost per watt


Net cost of system

$16,394 - $20,038

Average payback time

Annual power production

11,982 kWh

Levelized cost of solar energy

Levelized cost per kWh is the cost of the solar system divided by the total number of kWh produced by a solar system over it’s lifetime.

7¢ kWh

If you don't get solar

27¢ kWh

Forecast average MN electric rates over the next 25 years

Installers description for their business


Pushing the renewable energy movement forward Live Wire Solar is a full service solar installer in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

We bring years of electrical experience in the residential and commercial fields, along with NABCEP-certified solar PV experience in system design and installation.

Live Wire is excited to be part of the new energy economy, and has the mission to contribute to all sectors: residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial.

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9133 Davenport St. NE, Minneapolis MN, 55449


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9133 Davenport St. NE, Minneapolis MN, 55449

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Accreditations and affiliations

Top 100 Solar Installers of 2020

Service Types

Residential solar - Grid tied

Small commercial solar - Grid tied

Residential solar - Hybrid solar systems

Energy monitoring

NABCEP certifications

NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer
Ben Maki

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