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How Long Do Solar Panel Batteries Last?

Solar Battery | Keep the Lights On

Did you know solar panel batteries can last up to 15 years? As technology advances, the durability and longevity of solar panel batteries are improving. They’re an increasingly viable option for those seeking a reliable, sustainable energy source. Solar panel batteries play a vital role in storing the harvested energy the panels collect. They store […]

Tis the Season – How the Change In Seasons Change Your Solar Production

’tis the season How the Change In Seasons Change Your Solar Production In the Midwest we see our fair share of weather extremes as the seasons change, from hot summer days to harsh winters filled with snowstorms. How does each season impact your solar array’s production? START MY QUOTE Seasons & Solar Efficiency Many believe that […]

Solar for New Construction

Solar for New Construction

Solar for New Construction Building Your Dream Home? Plan Today for Solar. You made the investment. You’re ready to build your forever home with all the touches you dreamed about for so long. Putting solar in your initial blueprints helps you rest easy by securing electricity for your family’s future. Adding solar for your new […]

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need | Infographic Post

INFOGRAPHIC: How Many Solar Panels Do I Need? Updated 8/29/2023 Have you ever wondered how many solar panels you would need to power your home? Like people, your home is unique. Even when two homes appear similar, they may have completely different energy needs and preferences. Solar is about more than just the panels, it’s […]

StraightUp Solar Named Top Places to Work 2020 – 2023

Post-Dispatch Names StraightUp Solar A Winner of the Greater St. Louis Top Workplaces Award 4 Years Running! St. Louis, Missouri, June 25, 2023 – StraightUp Solar has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2023 honoree by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. That’s 4 years in a row! For 2023, StraightUp Solar ranked #45 in the 150 employees […]

B Corp – Using Business as a Force for Good

StraightUp Solar | Certified B Corp

B Corp: Business as a Force for Good Updated March 14, 2023 Each day our team members create an inspired legacy built upon caring, as we provide premier solar integration services. Attaining Benefit Corporation (B Corp) status in 2015 was a natural demonstration of how we care for our team, community, and planet. March is […]

Federal Tax Credit Explained

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Post updated Aug 16, 2022. What exactly is the Federal Investment Tax Credit (FITC)? Watch StraightUp Solar’s own Professor Ky the Solar Guy explain how it works. Though he uses 2020’s rate of 26% as the example, the principle is the same except the credit is now 30%.    How Does it Work? The […]