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 […]

StraightUp Solar Named Top Places to Work 2020 – 2022

Post-Dispatch Names StraightUp Solar A Winner of the Greater St. Louis Top Workplaces Award 3 Years Running! St. Louis, Missouri, June 26, 2022 – StraightUp Solar has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. That’s 3 years in a row! For 2022, StraightUp Solar ranked #16 in the small business […]

StraightUp Solar’s Pledge to Racial Justice

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Originally posted Jun 9, 2020. Updated May 16, 2022. We are heartbroken over the senseless murders recently in Buffalo and so many other Black Americans leading up to this pivotal moment in our history.  We are hopeful that one day we will all stand up and speak up against these crimes and systemic racism.  We […]

Critter Guard Explained

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  Squirrels, birds, raccoons, and other small critters can pose serious risks to your solar array. They are capable of causing minor to severe damage to your system. With Critter Guard, you can help protect your array and keep your system running smoothly, without interference from nature’s unwanted guests. In this video we answer some […]

MISSOURI: How to Read Your Energy Bill with Solar

  Sometimes it’s a challenge to understand your solar production on your energy bill if you live in Missouri. Some people have noticed that what your solar portal is producing and the amount credited by your utility look different. In this video, StraightUp Solar’s Professor Ky the Solar Guy reveals the answer. Have additional questions? […]

ILLINOIS: How to Read Your Energy Bill with Solar

  Sometimes it’s a challenge to understand your solar production on your energy bill if you live in Illinois. Some people have noticed that what your solar portal is producing and the amount credited by your utility look different. In this video, StraightUp Solar’s Professor Ky the Solar Guy reveals the answer. Have additional questions? […]

StraightUp Solar Recognized as Top U.S. Solar Installation Company in 2021

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[St. Louis, MO, 7/21/2021]— The U.S. solar industry is on the upswing. StraightUp Solar has had a front-row seat to this action, with business increasing over the last year. Solar Power World has recognized the company’s installation success by ranking StraightUp Solar at No. 171 on the 2021 Top Solar Contractors list.   The Top […]

Prepare Today for the Net Zero Office Building: Here’s how

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This article was originally published by the St. Louis Business Journal and written by one of our Senior Project Developers, Dan Hancock June 21, 2021.   Now that employees are returning to the office, facilities managers are getting reacquainted with the energy bills that come with a full house. Now is the time to consider […]