2014 Year in Review

2014 Year in Review

It has been an exciting year in solar! Thank you for being a part of the Solar Tribe.

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Success for Nicaraguan Fundraiser

Success for Nicaraguan Fundraiser

Thank you everyone for your support. Together we raised half of the funds necessary to electrify 24 huts Post by StraightUp...

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You, Me, and UCBC – Beers for Nicaragua

You, Me, and UCBC – Beers for Nicaragua

Never has a happy hour tasted so sweet. Please join us for beer and silent auctions to raise funds for Wings of Hope. This local non-profit has reached all corners of the globe to bring much needed support to far flung communities. StraightUp Solar has partnered with them to build solar installations for three Nicaraguan villages – 23 huts. We are even sending some of our team because we believe that energy security is worth promoting at home and abroad. Did you know that Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere? We...

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Illinois Solar Tour Featured Project

Illinois Solar Tour Featured Project

Illinois is hosting a statewide Solar Tour. The event is completely free and there is no registration required. Learn More Here!.  Stop on by the Southwestern region and you will find 5 StraightUp Solar projects.  We would like to thank the Belleville News Democrat for featuring two of these.   Metro-East Home and Business Tour Highlights Solar Energy BY WILL BUSS News-DemocratOctober 2, 2014 Updated 18 hours ago A home and a business in Swansea will be on display Saturday for those interested in learning about solar-powered...

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UBS Analysts: ‘Large-Scale Power Stations Could Be on a Path to Extinction’

UBS Analysts: ‘Large-Scale Power Stations Could Be on a Path to Extinction’

Leading investment bank UBS says the payback time for unsubsidized investment in electric vehicles paired with rooftop solar and battery storage will be as low as six to eight years by 2020, potentially triggering a massive shift in the energy industry. “It’s time to join the revolution,” UBS wrote in a note to clients, in what could be interpreted as a pointed rejoinder to those governments and corporates that believe centralized fossil-fuel generation will continue dominate for decades to come. By 2030, according to UBS analysts, this...

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