Illinois Solar Incentive Now Available

Illinois Solar Incentive Now Available

Illinois Solar Renewable Energy Credits can save you an additional 20% off your solar array!

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Illinois’ New Incentive: Solar Renewable Energy Credits

Illinois’ New Incentive:  Solar Renewable Energy Credits

What is an SREC?   Solar electric system owners now have the opportunity to sell what’s known as the Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) their solar array produces. The sale of these SRECs will allow solar owners to recover up to 20% of their system’s initial price tag. This is in addition to the 30% refund taxpayers already get as a credit against their federal taxes. To protect Illinois’s long-term energy supply and its natural environment, the State of Illinois is mandated to ensure that a certain proportion...

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Solar Panels Should Save District Over $200,000

Solar Panels Should Save District Over $200,000

Some 588 solar panels installed on six Meramec Valley R-III School District buildings began supplying electricity last week. The new 25-kilowatt solar power roof installations at Coleman, Nike, Truman and Zitzman elementary schools, along with Meramec Valley Middle School and Pacific High School, are expected to save the district $212,730 over the next 10 years. “Students, parents, faculty and staff in the district will have the satisfaction of knowing that a portion of the energy used to maintain daily school operations is produced on...

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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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From Coal to Solar – A Clean Break

From Coal to Solar – A Clean Break

It’s hard to take the mile-high view on climate change when you’re toiling away underground to put food on the table and a roof over your family’s head. That’s certainly the case for coal miners, whose concerns about meeting the needs of their kids here and now trump whatever concerns exist about the world those kids will inherit 30 years later. When you spend your days 600 feet below the surface, where temperatures range between 55 and 60 degrees year round, you might not notice that the biosphere above you is slowly roasting. As the...

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StraightUp Featured in Solar Builder

StraightUp Featured in Solar Builder

StraightUp Solar has been featured in Solar Builder Magazine for our pioneering efforts. We were the first installer to offer AC modules. This technology uses built in micro-inverters to take the pain out of DC power conversion. StraightUp is always seeking new ways to innovate and simplify the solar process so that we can build better relationships with our customers. As you may know, solar panels produce power with a direct current but our homes use an alternating current. This arrangement is generally safer and more efficient for the...

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Illinois SREC Incentive Available

SRECs can save you BIG money on your solar array!

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