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Simply better. By design.

Russel Gilberg, P.E.


Russel graduate from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Electrical Engineering and has a Master electrician license in MN and WI. He has extensive experience working in the field, running projects, and designing Solar PV systems. With his expertise, Russel also provides design work and consultation for other contractors.

Jon Richter
VP, Sales


Jon provides on-site consulting to define your unique needs. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota and certification in wind, solar electric and solar thermal assessment. Jon's an expert in product applications, construction, and customer service.

Claudia Mahon
Office Manager


Claudia’s business knowledge and attention to detail contribute to the high level of customer service excellence. Your first impression of Energy Concepts will likely be Claudia. You’ll know you found the right company.

Our Founder

Craig Tarr

Craig Founded Energy Concepts in 1994 as a mechanical consulting engineering firm. To compliment the established and respected engineering design practice, Energy Concepts initiated its renewable energy division in 2006. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He was highly respected amongst his peers and will always be remembered.