Solar energy is an increasingly used option for both business owners and homeowners who want to help the environment but still have access to the power they need. Porter Electric installs solar electric systems for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the Peoria and SpringfieldIL and surrounding areas. We are licensed, bonded, and insured and have the skills and equipment necessary to complete a safe solar installation for your home or business.

Why Invest in Solar Panels?

Solar panels might seem like a large investment now, but they are beneficial in many ways. Solar panels offer:

  • Renewable energy: No more worrying about finite resources or occasional blackouts. Instead, solar panels get all their power from an infinite source: the sun.

  • Quick ROIs: The initial installation and continual maintenance fees might require upfront pricing. However, the freedom from municipal power and payment from incentive programs and tax credits ensures that you’ll get a quick ROI and long-term savings.

  • Various usages: While many people use their solar power solely for electricity, others may use it to heat their homes. There are many possibilities with solar power.

  • Increased home value: If you plan to sell in the future, a solar system can be a big selling point and increase your home’s value as a result.

Environmentally Friendly and Cost Efficient Power

Solar panels allow you to become greener and see a return on your investment! Solar electric harnesses the natural energy of the sun and can save you money on your electric cost. Not only can solar panels save you money they can also increase the value of your property.

Why Choose Porter Electric?

  • Illinois Commerce Commission Distributed Generation Installer Certified

  • Years of experience in the renewable energy industry

  • Detailed breakdown of upfront costs and payback periods

  • Local and skilled craftsmen with years of trade school and on the job training

  • High efficiency tier 1 solar panels

  • Licensed, Bonded, and Insured

Why Choose Porter Electric?

At Porter Electric, we want to ensure you receive the best service possible. That’s why we work with your needs with competitive pricing, flexible appointment times, and prompt work.


Additionally, we offer only the highest quality in our experience. All of our solar technicians have years of experience and training, as well as a deep understanding of the latest solar technology and incentive programs. We are also licensed, bonded, and insured for your protection. We are able to answer any of your questions, including questions about the initial costs and eventual savings you’ll receive.


Call us today at 309-241-5306 for residential solar installation service.



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With satellite imaging, drone footage, and leading-edge software, our solar design team can create a unique array that best suits your personal energy consumption needs. We are also well versed in 2020 incentive programs. Whether it be Federal tax credits, Illinois SRECs, accelerated cost recovery, or net-metering you can rest easy knowing your solar array designed by us will capture every single one of them available to you

We have provided countless repairs to residential customers throughout our community. To request a free estimate or to schedule an electrical service for your home, call Porter Electric at 309-241-5306 .

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Phone: 309-241-5306

1504 N 8th Street

Pekin, IL 61554


509 N Chicago Street

Lincoln, IL 62656



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