February 2017: Vision Care Goes Solar

February 2017: Vision Care Goes Solar

Vision Care Associates, located in Swansea, Illinois, recently added 24.75 kilowatts (kW) of solar electric (PV) energy to the office of their well-regarded Optometry practice. StraightUp Solar is proud that Vision Care’s Dr. Michael Murphy, who also has solar at his home, chose to go with StraightUp’s full-service solar installation offering to meet the energy needs of his eye care practice. In fact, Vision Care Associates new solar array is expected to offset the entire electrical energy usage of Dr. Murphy’s office,...

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December 2016: Home Nursery Now Grows Solar!

December 2016: Home Nursery Now Grows Solar!

Home Nursery, Inc, is a wholesale nursery grower based in Albers, Illinois with a 95-year history of producing high-quality horticultural products for customers large and small throughout the Midwest. Throughout the latter half of 2016, Home Nursery added 10 new solar electric (PV) systems to buildings and ground sites around the farm’s production facility footprint. The total rated power capacity of the 10 combined solar energy systems is 556 kilowatts DC. The annual solar energy production from these 10 systems is calculated to be...

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Explore Solar Energy! 2016 Solar Tour

Explore Solar Energy! 2016 Solar Tour

Over 130 homes and businesses all across Illinois are hosting Solar Tour Open Houses this weekend on Saturday, October 1st from 10 AM-3 PM. Solar tour hosts include homeowners, small businesses, farms, and schools who have gone solar.  They are opening up their doors to the public to share their experiences of being solar-powered, and all have a unique perspective to share. Go to IllinoisSolarTour.org and find a site (or many) to visit near you! We are proud to support the Illinois Solar Energy Association’s efforts to promote promote...

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Mike Hornitschek on Missouri’s Energy Plan

Mike Hornitschek on Missouri’s Energy Plan

Click here to listen to Mike Hornitschek, our Director of Strategic Development as he talks about the Clean Power Plan’s implementation in Missouri and the potential it has to create jobs. Read the accompanying story here: http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2015/09/07/will-red-tape-hold-up-renewable-energy-in-missouri/ KMOX’s Brian Kelly and Maria Keena keep you informed with everything you need on Saturday and Sunday mornings. With up-to-the-minute news, information, weather and sports, no other station can match KMOX’s...

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Empire Solar Rebate Empowers Southwest MO

Empire Solar Rebate Empowers Southwest MO

StraightUp Solar is proud to announce our newest members of the Solar Tribe in Southwest Missouri! All projects were designed and installed by a collaborative and experienced core team of solar energy experts. Since the formation of our company in 2006, StraightUp Solar has been committed to inspiring a solar tribe to create a sustainable world.   When you want to be confident in your solar investment, go with StraightUp Solar. Everyone who chooses to join our solar tribe receives a 10-year workmanship warranty and a 25-year production...

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2015 Illinois Solar Tour this October!

2015 Illinois Solar Tour this October!

Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) will be hosting the 2015 Illinois Solar Tour on Saturday, October 3rd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  As part of a national event, the Illinois Solar Tour is a free public open house. Home and business owners with renewable energy installations all across the state open their homes to the public to share their passion, knowledge and experience of owning and living with renewable energy. This is a great opportunity to educate your neighbors and the general public on how you are being powered by the...

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