Keenan Electric

For over nearly 30 years Keenan Electric, has provided electrical contracting and solutions for industrial and commercial clients in the Southwest Virginia region. Our years of experience, along with our diverse and specialty services, have made it possible to successfully complete residential and commercial projects for retail centers, professional and technology companies.

Our complete design/build service enables us to successfully design, plan and complete projects for our clients in a timely and cost-effective manner.  We offer new construction electrical services, as well as electrical improvement, additions and repair services.

Keenan Electric is committed to safety, quality, and reliability.  We adhere to safety standards and meet all OSHA, ANSI, federal, state, and local safety regulations. We understand that providing electrical solutions in a safe, professional, and timely manner is essential to the success of your business.

All our electricians are State of Virginia, Certified General Electricians.

Specializing In:

  • Generac® Generator installations
  • Control panel building in our UL Certified Panel Shop
  • Electrical maintenance and repair
  • High voltage equipment installations and testing


When the power’s out, your backup generator has to keep you powered up.

Off-brand generators from big box stores don’t have the reliability and reputation of name’s like Generac®, the original creator of the home generator category. These many years of innovation and trust make Generac® the top selling brand for backup home generators. Their commercial generators are selling just as fast! Many businesses all across Virginia use Generac® for their industrial power too.

Let this Generac® popularity be your choice as a long-lasting, top-performing generator with complimentary service from Keenan Electric.

While there’s a number of reasons we choose to sell Generac®, our customer’s favorite features is the brand’s free remote monitoring. Every Guardian Series® home standby generator comes with Mobile Link™, which allows you to monitor its status and obtain maintenance alerts from your smartphone. Paired with complimentary service from our team, your generator will never miss a beat.

About Keenan Electric

Keenan Electric Company is owned and operated by John Keenan. John started doing electrical work in his teens and jumped at the offer to work full time for a well established electrical company in Rocky Mount. After a couple years he decided to branch out on his own. In 1992, John started Keenan Electric while working third-shift for Norfolk Southern. After 7 years of working those long days and nights he built up a large enough clientele to make Keenan Electric his only job. Since 1998, John has devoted all of his working hours to keep his business thriving.


Residential Electrical Work
Since 1992, Keenan Electric has been providing total home electrical work across Southwest Virginia. 

Commercial Electrical Work
Since 1993, Keenan Electric has expanded its expertise to provide superior electrical work to commercial business owners 

Generator installation
Since 1999, Keenan Electric has been one of the leading generator installers for Generac®. 

Electrical Installation

Electrical installations can be challenging, which is why you can count on Keenan Electric to get the job done right the first time! Call Keenan Electric to learn more about the installation contracting services we offer or to schedule your next appointment!

Electrical Panel Upgrades

Electrical panel upgrades are a necessity in preventing electrical issues resulting from the addition of modern, technologically advanced appliances to older homes. In addition, today’s electrical panels offer far more reliability and safety than their outdated predecessors.

Circuit Installations and Upgrades

If your breaker keeps tripping and interrupting your daily workflow, contact Keenan Electric for expert troubleshooting and repairs or rewiring.

Ceiling Fan Installation

Don’t let their looks fool you – ceiling fans are heavy, and installations can be long and complicated. Save your back and your patience for other endeavors with prompt, professional installation by Keenan Electric.

Exhaust Fan Installation

Exhaust fans divert unpleasant odors as well as control temperature and moisture that could lead to damage, mold, and mildew in your home. You can trust in Keenan Electric for the professional installation and proper sizing that are key to safe, efficient exhaust fan operation.

Generac® Home Generators

Having a home standby generator on hand is a good idea for everyone, but especially for people in areas prone to severe weather and power outages.

Generac® Commercial Generators

When the power goes out your business needs to keep running smoothly.  Put your mind at ease with a backup power generator that will keep your customers and employees comfortable and your computer systems safe and operational.

Commercial Electrical Panel Upgrades

It’s common for the numerous devices and advanced technology needed to run a business today, to simply overwhelm existing electrical wiring. Often, the fix is as simple as an additional electrical panel to ensure you have all the power necessary to run your business, and avoid fire danger, data loss or employee injury.

Solar Energy Systems

Reduce your carbon footprint, increase your property value, and save on energy bills with the help of Mother Nature.

Power Conditioners

Surge protection and noise filtration for clean power and the long-term stability of electronics and appliances.

Power Consumption Meters

Critical to determining how much energy your home and each electrical appliance or device utilizes, power consumption meters provide the knowledge you need to drastically reduce energy use.

Tankless Water Heaters

Eliminate the standby losses of tank systems and reduce energy use, producing water when you need it, where you need it.

Lighting Installation

Ballast and Bulb Replacement

Commercial ballasts limit the flow of electrical current going to fluorescent bulbs. This prevents them from becoming overheated and burning out. Lighting ballasts are matched specifically to the light bulb type being used.

Lighting Controls

Looking for more energy efficient lighting options? Wireless lighting solutions allow you to control lighting and small appliances in your home simply and easily with the use of a wireless remote or smartphone.

Bathroom and Kitchen Lighting

The right lighting affects how others view your home, making bath and kitchen lighting among the top ways to boost resale value. Highlight features and improve functionality with custom lighting design by Keenan Electric today.

Recessed Lighting

When less is more, clean, contemporary, inexpensive recessed lighting offers design and function, improving lighting in poorly lit areas, highlighting essential features in your home, or adding a decorative element.

Motion Sensors

Security on the exterior of your home is an important feature, not only for you but also for visitors approaching your doors after dark.  Motion sensors save time and money over traditional exterior lights controlled by a switch.

Commercial Specialty Lighting

Custom lighting can create the perfect setting for success. From adding ambiance to improving convenience and boosting energy savings, Keenan Electric offers an array of commercial specialty lighting solutions to fit your needs.

Retrofit Lighting

If your fuses blow regularly, you have to use multiple extension cords, your lights flicker, or you just need more outlets, retrofit lighting for your commercial space should be your next investment.


Transformers adjust incoming current and voltage for efficient and safe operation of your electrical load. We can design custom transformers or install pad-mounted units.

Landscape Lighting

From motion lighting to sconces and décor, Keenan Electric offers complete landscape lighting design solutions for your home that can dramatically improve the beauty and security of your property.

Light Dimmers and Timers

Light dimmers and timers offer an array of functions, conserving energy, reducing utility costs, improving security while you are away, and enhancing ambiance when you are home.

Track and Accent Lighting

Track and accent lighting such as pendant style lights are one of the most inexpensive ways to transform your living space, adding personality and functionality.


Please contact us at the below information for any questions about our services or to set up an appointment to review your electrical contracting needs.