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We are StraightUp Solar
We are Illinois' and Missouri's most experienced turn-key solar energy design and installation firm with more than 1300 installations to date. We help homeowners, small businesses, large commercial operations, and nonprofits reduce electricity costs, gain energy independence, and secure a powerful return on investment.

There's never been a better time to go solar.

Solar energy (also known as Solar Photovoltaics or Solar PV) is a fully developed and dependable technology that’s finally so affordable it's everywhere. Take advantage of limited-time state and federal incentives that encourage you to go solar and help the U.S. diversify our energy supply.
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Testimonials

…assisted us in placing 25 kilowatt solar arrays on nine different buildings with no upfront costs to the District. The strategy orchestrated by StraightUp Solar allows the District to enjoy the benefits of solar energy through savings off of the electric bill.

— Northwest R-I School District

Staff was knowledgeable and informative in helping me purchase the right system for my home. There were no hidden prices and the process was smooth and transparent.

— Matt S., St. Louis, Missouri

In the Summer of 2013 I started contacting local installers (based on who was involved with MOSEIA) <about putting an array on my home. After meeting with a number of companies it became very apparent that SUS was the right choice for me.

— Andrew K., St. Louis, Missouri

My wife and I had just purchased two electrical vehicles, an iMiev and Leaf …When John Hulse helped us understand the tax incentives and the interface with Ameren, and he explained the impact on the environment, we were sold.

— Carl L., St. Louis, Missouri

Everyone from StraightUp Solar was extremely professional and knowledgeable. All our questions were answered and we knew exactly what the price and the benefits of the different options we had were.

— Christine S., St. Louis, Missouri

The installers were courteous, prompt and professional and our system works (and looks!) great. I would recommend them to anyone looking to preserve our environment and save some cash in the process.

— Justin M., St. Louis, Missouri
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07.21.20
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07.07.20
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06.09.20
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06.08.20
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05.28.20
How Your School, Nonprofit, or Government Facility Can Go Solar with No Upfront Costs Many organizations, institutions, and businesses lack the upfront capital for a solar project, but they want to reduce their energy costs and ...