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NW Electric, Inc. has been operating a licensed and bonded electrical shop since June 2001. Originally operating under the name NW Refrigeration & Electric, Denny McConnell was the Sole Proprietor. In 2006, the business incorporated to now become what is known as NW Electric, Inc., which specializes in residential and commercial construction in the Northwest Arctic Borough.


NW Electric, Inc. is an Alaskan native owned and operated business. The President of NW Electric, Inc. is a NANA and KIC shareholder. The company prides themselves on their continuous promotion of local shareholder hire. For the last several years the company has employed approximately 10-12 core employees year round. In 2015 NW Electric, Inc. earned the distinct honor of being awarded Small Business of the Year by the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Committee. Most recently Denny McConnell won NANA’s 2019 Small Business of the Year award.


NW Electric, Inc. has built a solid cliental base with an immaculate reputation for high quality electrical construction.



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Electrical Services

Over the years NW Electric, Inc. has built a solid cliental base with a reputation for high quality electrical construction. NW Electric has worked on both small-and-large-scale projects in town and throughout the region for the last 21 years.

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Plumbing & Mechanical

In 2020 the Company expanded its business to include Mechanical and General Contracting services offered to its customers. As a licensed and bonded Mechanical shop NW Electric is working to ensure it continues its reputation for high quality service and construction in the plumbing and mechanical field.

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Point Hope High School Renovation and Gym Addition

NW Electric worked as an electrical subcontractor to build 23,000 sq. ft. gym addition which included installation of new fire alarm system, telecom system, PA and intercom system, access controls, and new electrical room. Installed new feeders from generator building located 300 feet away.

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Shishmaref K-12 School Renovation and Addition

NW Electric worked as an electrical subcontractor to build a new 16,000 sq. ft. school addition and 26,000 sq. ft. remodel of existing school which included installation of a new lighting, power, fire alarm system, and specialty systems which included new telecom, PA and intercom systems.

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Ferguson Building Mechanical and Electrical Improvements

NW Electric provided installation of an upgraded electrical distribution system and an upgraded HVAC system, including heating, cool, and air handling elements to FR Ferguson Building administrative offices in Kotzebue, AK. 




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423 6th Ave. 

Kotzebue, AK 99752

PO Box 41

Kotzebue, AK 99752

Tel: (907) 442-4333

Fax: (907) 442-4343


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