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ABOUT US

Day Electric is a family-owned and operated business passionate about providing quality and safe electrical services to a variety of industries. 

Day Electric has employed a group of industry veterans to provide expertise to our clients. We care about our partnerships and you can feel confident knowing that Day Electric will put its best foot forward to complete your project on time, on budget, and safely.

Our Story

Day Electric was formed after owner, Phillip Day, recognized a need in the solar industry to provide quality electricians to a customer base that continued to expand and evolve. We have seen the solar industry change from small, simple systems to complex utility-scale power plants. We grew along with the solar industry as it grew and met the many challenges along the way. We continue to do so every day and learn from each project we complete.

After becoming a nation's leader in solar maintenance and repair, the business expanded, and we now have east and west coast divisions of Day Electric offering local regions with safe and reliable electrical services. With main offices in Virginia and California, we are able to provide electricians and technicians to a wide client base across the nation.

 

Day Electric is staffed with some of the industry's most qualified and experienced technicians, electricians, managers, and executives. What makes us different is our hands-on approach to working with each of our clients. Founder, Phillip Day, is very involved in each and every project and brings his expertise as a Master Electrician and many years of experience in the solar industry to each project. We solve complex problems as a team and take pride in the work that we do. We approach our client relationships like a small business, but we have grown to be a national leader in solar repowering, O&M, and electrical services because of our team's combined experience and resources, impeccable safety record, and dedication to our clients.

Meet the Leadership Team:

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Phillip Day

Founder & Master Electrician

Phillip is a Solar Industry veteran with over 30 years of electrical and solar experience. Having worked with many solar companies, he made the decision over a decade ago to start his own company so he could bring his knowledge and experience directly to his customers. 

In 2018 he expanded Day Electric to both the east and west coasts to meet the expanding O&M needs nationally. As a Journeyman and Master Electrician, he understands the needs of his clients and  

problem-solves with his team daily and takes a hands-on approach to running Day Electric, so he can provide his clients with quality service and repairs.

Phillip has developed a company that understands the value of strategic business relationships, with a focus on quality and safe work processes.

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Wayne Williford

VP of Operations

Wayne is a seasoned technical expert with skills across a wide range of industries with more than 30 years of experience in testing, deploying, and supporting advanced technologies and complex mechanical systems. He has held positions as V.P of Commercial O&M at Stellar Energy, SunSystem Technology, Director of O&M Business Development at REC Commercial Solar, V.P of P.V Services Group at Soligent, and Director of Service and Warranty at SPG Solar. He has managed teams of electricians and technicians responsible for servicing and maintaining more than 500 large-scale commercial solar PV systems and facilities.

 

Prior to entering into commercial solar, Wayne enjoyed over 2 decades at Lockheed Martin, which included support and management of numerous Space and Marine systems programs.

William Watson

William Watson

Director of O&M

Will comes to Day Electric with more than a decade of solar experience. As a leader in O&M, Will has developed and managed teams servicing photovoltaic systems of all sizes. Known as an innovative problem solver, he is respected by both colleagues and clients for his ability to see projects through from concept to completion.

Will has worked his way up through the solar industry. He began his journey as a supervisor in customer service and warranty with SPG Solar, became a level II technical support representative for SMA America, and most recently held the role of Senior Director of O&M for Sunworks.

William holds a bachelor's degree in business management, is a United States Marine Veteran, and proudly served his community as a deputy sheriff prior to joining Day Electric.

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Hannah Smith

Marketing Specialist

Hannah is a marketing expert with experience working in various industries before coming to Day Electric. She has worked with companies from ice cream shops, construction companies, online coaches, bloggers, home builders, and more! She got her degree in Marketing and Digital Design in 2017 and since has been helping clients with graphic design, web design, and creating effective marketing strategies. 

For her, marketing is about telling a company's story so they can connect with their ideal clients. When you attract the RIGHT customers for your business, fruitful partnerships are formed. And that is what she aims to do every day at Day Electric.

 

Hannah is passionate about marketing and design and is a vital member to Day Electric, bringing a new perspective and creative outlook to the team. 

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Makeda McCurry

Operations Administrator

Makeda brings a new set of skills and experiences to our Day Electric team. She graduated from Grand Canyon University in 2018 earning a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She worked as a Neuro Surgery Nurse at UVA before having her son and deciding to take a step back from healthcare to join the Day Electric team.

 

Makeda is an asset to Day Electric because of her leadership, organization, adaptability, and communication skills. She wears many hats for our team and excels at them all. 

CONTACT

We look forward to partnering with you.