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About Us

Installing solar with a commitment to integrity and excellence

Real Solar traces its origins to the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, a nonprofit that was founded to help Minnesotans benefit from solar energy. Real Solar began operating as a self-standing subsidiary of the nonprofit in 2014. Based in Backus, Minn., the company has designed and constructed more than four megawatts of solar systems. 

In 2023, Real Solar was purchased by Jesse Fette and Tom Lukken. The two have developed a strong understanding of the solar industry and are excited to contribute to Real Solar's future. 

Real Solar is comprised of a team of electricians, sales staff and operations personnel that work together to ensure we provide the best possible experience to our clients, from small off-grid projects to large-scale commercial customers. 

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3963 8th St. SW, Backus, MN 56435

(218) 947-3779

Open M-F: 8:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

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