This all sounds great!

How do I get started?


Welcome aboard.  We are pleased to help you benefit from the environmental and financial advantages of solar power.  

The Bright Life process is, above all, simple

Step 1 - Please email your contact information and address for your business or home to:

Step 2 - Please add your approximate annual cost for electricity.

THAT'S IT! You will receive an e-mail within 24 hours with a financial model for what is available at your home or business.

Renewable energy made simple.




Rick is an electrical engineer and MBA from the University of Illinois.  Since 2000 his firms have brought a wide range of technologies to thousands of homes and businesses.  He is the author of the books, BICSI Residential Cabling Manual and Success with Home Technologies.


Rob Carlson

Rob makes it all happen.  One of the most experienced solar installation managers in Illinois, Rob has worked in the home market; providing solar solutions for commercial buildings, churches and schools; and more than 10 MW of land-based solar farms.

Design and installation services offered through Bright Life Renewable Energy, LLC., a certified distributed generation installer in the Illinois Power Agency's Adjustable Block Program ("Illinois Shines"). Bright Life Renewable Energy does not work for or represents any utility or government agency or Illinois Shines.  Illinois Shines is a state program that provides incentives for solar PV (photovoltaic) systems. If you sign a contract with BLRE  and the application to Illinois Shines is successful, the PV system we install on your roof will be part of Illinois Shines. Additional information can be found at


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