Dolphus Bannister started Bannister Electric LLC in 2002 after learning the electrical trade via 15 years of hands on experience and graduating from The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee in 2001. From humble beginnings, Bannister Electric has grown into a well respected commercial and residential electrical company serving all of North Louisiana.
Dolphus Received his Louisiana state electrical license in 2004 and in 2009 he decided that solar was a bright star on the horizon, and he added his Louisiana solar installation license that same year. In 2010, Bannister Electric expanded for the 3rd time and the office and warehouse is now located at 1510 Tim Street in West Monroe. Dolphus was joined in the office by his sister Shannon Bannister Jordan in 2007. In 2010, Dolphus and Shannon were joined by their brother Danny Bannister. Danny started learning the solar and energy efficiency business in 2009 and took on the position of sales manager and solar designer for Bannister Electric.
In 2011, Bannister Electric LLC formed Bannister Solar & Energy Solutions to improve market awareness and name recognition within the solar arena. Our installation and design team now has better than 60 solar installations to its credit. This experience along with extensive electrical knowledge is a tremendous asset to our customers.
Starting in 2012 Bannister Solar & Energy Solutions expanded its product line to include Sun Shield Solar Screens, Solar Attic Ventilation and In Home Energy Audits. Bannister Solar & Energy Solutions has evolved into not only a supplier and ins