About Us

NW Electrical Solutions

No Job Is Too Big or Too Small

NW Electrical Solutions is an electrical contracting company based out of Portland, Oregon. We pride ourselves on providing capable, professional service to commercial and residential clients. Our top services include residential electrical repairs and additions, including but not limited to the installation of emergency generators, EV charging stations, new outlets, and lighting.

Here at NW Electrical Solutions, we are committed to being the top electrical contracting company in the state of Oregon, bar none. Not only do we have strong communication skills and a commitment to safety, but we also strive to exhibit excellence in all phases of your electrical work, from installation to maintenance. If you need an electrician who is dedicated to customer service and uses their technical expertise to your advantage, we’re the place to call.

Our Story

Owner & company president Louis McGaha began his career in the electrical industry at age 13, working for his father’s electrical contracting company in Fairfax, VA. After high school, he entered the electrical trade full time. After 8 years as a commercial electrician, he transitioned into estimating and began a lifelong passion for competitive bidding, organization building, and project management.

In 2009, Louis founded Total Electrical Estimating, an independent electrical estimating team based in Portland, OR. He & his team of estimators have performed thousands of estimates for clients nationwide and helped companies of every size & scale bid, win, and manage electrical construction projects. 

Now the owner & president of Northwest Electrical Solutions, Louis is focused on serving the needs of Oregon’s residents, contractors, and government agencies as well as creating paths for upward mobility for the hardworking, talented people of Northwest Electrical Solutions.

Electrical Services

Core Principles

Make safety the highest priority at all times

Use the best tools, equipment, and software

Think it through, constantly seek improvement & evolution

Understand the needs of both clients & employees

Always be accountable

Lead by example