A Brighter
Energy Choice.

Straight Up.

StraightUp Solar offers an energy choice you can feel good about. We live and work in the regions we serve, so we care about the well-being of our communities. As a Certified B Corporation, we strive to uplift people and planet.

Brighter energy means paying less on your energy bills, doing your part for the planet, and having more control over your energy. From design to installation, we help Illinois homeowners uplift their energy with custom, turnkey solar solutions. We’ve been in business since 2006, and we will be here to care your system for years to come.


“The whole experience was terrific, the financing credit union team was easy to deal with, and the installers were very good, as well as very fast and friendly. It was a very positive experience with StraightUp Solar.”


Guido B.
Mulkeytown, Illinois Homeowner

How Will Solar Uplift Your Energy?

Solar empowers you to choose where your energy comes from for your family, likely for the first time ever. With the cost of solar panels and solar energy technology steadily decreasing over the years, going solar has never been more affordable. It’s no wonder the popularity of solar is growing rapidly in Illinois.

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Brighter Energy, Savings up to 65%

In addition to immediate energy bill savings, federal and Illinois state incentives help you save up to 65% off the cost of your solar array. Investing in solar can also increase your home value, benefiting you when it's time to sell or refinance.

Brighter Energy,
More Control

Solar is like owning a mini clean energy power plant on your roof (or yard). With utility rate increases in Illinois, going solar is a great way to lower your energy bill and lock in your utility costs. A solar + battery solution can protect against outages.

Brighter Energy, Healthier Planet

With 2,500 solar installations working for our community, we're proud to have collectively prevented 90 million pounds of CO2 from entering our region's atmosphere annually. That's equivalent to carbon sequestered by 50,000 acres of US forests. Join us!

Is My Home Good for Solar?

Our handy two-minute quiz asks a series of questions to help determine whether your home is a good fit for solar. Everyone’s situation is different. We take pride in providing you with an accurate assessment. 

Now is the best TIME TO
Go Solar in Illinois

Solar Savings That Last
Protect Your Investment
Clean Energy Financing

Why Choose
StraightUp Solar?

StraightUp Solar was founded and is under the same ownership since 2006, a track record few other local companies can match. Our team of solar experts lives and works in the local communities we serve, bringing 2,500 solar projects to light for our neighbors. 

StraightUp Solar’s success is driven by the 100+ people we employ, who—with diverse experiences, skills, and perspectives—unite under our CLEARE Values and certified B Corp status to achieve our mission. 

Care for Community
Lead the Energy Transition
Educate Everyone
Advocate with Purpose
Respect People & Planet
Embody Excellence

Our Growing Community

StraightUp Solar is one of the only companies in Illinois with a full-time Service Team.

Caring for customers is central to our mission. That’s why we have a dedicated full-time service department—to ensure your solar solution continues delivering clean energy reliably for your home for years. 
It’s important to choose a trusted, local company who’s in it for the long haul. 

Illinois Homeowners

Brighten Your Energy Today

StraightUp Solar is the leader in residential solar systems in Illinois. We provide design-to-build solutions for solar panels, battery storage, smart panels, and EV charging stations. Reach out for a free, no-obligation quote to discover your custom solar layout, available incentives, estimated utility savings, and financing options, and more. Make an informed solar decision for your family.

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