About Rethink Electric

Our Passion is Solar

We have decades of experience working on residential solar panels in Illinois, commercial solar panel installs, & utility installations.

Rethink Electric has put together a superior team of solar installers that is 100% dedicated to rethinking the way electrical power is delivered.

We do the job right for projects of any scope, resulting in a solar installation that is engineered and built to exceed your expectations. We are proud to say we are one of the premier commercial solar companies in Chicago & beyond.

Our Passion for Solar starts with our ceo

Rethink Has Leaders wHO cARE

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Mike Nicolosi is the President of Rethink Electric. He has over 25 years of experience in the electrical trade with the last 15 years solely focused on solar installations. Mike holds certifications as an NABCEP certified PV installation professional, NABCEP certified PV Technical Sales professional, and the International Code Council. He also has several electrical licenses such as a Supervising Electrician (Chicago) and Illinois Electrical License as a couple of examples. His main focus is on the safe, quality, and efficient installation of solar throughout the state of Illinois.

Mike Nicolosi


Dawn Heid is the CEO of Rethink Electric. She joined Rethink Electric in 2018 with a background in finance and the construction industry. For the past 10 years, she has been helping to improve the profitability of service industry businesses. After joining Rethink, she focused her energy on the growth the company needed to capitalize on a strong solar market. She continually works to harness talent and focus resources on creating a solid organization that is fiscally responsible, understands the value of their educated and diverse workforce, and develop strong relationships with Rethink's partners. Dawn leads Rethink Electric with a dedication to quality work and great customer service.

Dawn Heid


Max is a mechanical engineer that joined the Rethink Electric team in 2018. He grew up in Ireland, and first moved to the US in 2011. With a variety of previous work experience including the aerospace industry, medical device industry and machine design, he was able to apply his technical skills when he started in the design department at Rethink Electric. At Rethink Electric, Max has touched on all facets of the business from design, project management, crew lead and field supervision, and as a result, he has gained the insight required to oversee operations in the company. Max shares Rethink's vision which is Safety, Quality and Efficiency.

Max Prendergast

VP of Operations

We Believe

There is an inherent value in the creativity of every individual team member.

We Work Hard

 To give our clients the level of service and workmanship they expect.

We Take Pride

 In the generous nature of our employees.
We share knowledge and skills with one another and provide support when needed.

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We Pay it Forward

Rethink Electric Takes pride in giving back to the community.

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