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 […]

Top Places to Work in St. Louis – 2020

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Ask anyone in StraightUp Solar what their favorite part of their job is,  and they will say the people. Our company is filled with devoted, caring, creative, funny, kind, strong, and thoughtful people. When a group of people come together to create a culture, mission,  and company that they can all believe in, something magical […]

StraightUp Solar Featured on 2020 Top Solar Contractors List

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Solar Power World  recognized the efforts of solar contractors across the United States in its 2020 Top Solar Contractors list, and StraightUp Solar earned the rank of  134 out of 407 solar companies in the United States. The Top Solar Contractors list is developed each year by Solar Power World to honor the work of […]

PowerUp earthday365 – Collaborating Today for Tomorrow

Earth Day is April 22nd, and here at StraightUp Solar we celebrate Earth Day every day. This past year we increased our commitment to a better planet by partnering with earthday365 to PowerUp the organization and their mission to drawdown greenhouse gas emissions in the St. Louis region. For every homeowner or business that went […]

StraightUp Solar Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor

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StraightUp Solar is honored to be named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World magazine. The Top Solar Contractors list is developed by Solar Power World to recognize the work completed by solar contractors across the United States. Produced annually, the Top Solar Contractors list celebrates the achievements […]

Mike Hornitschek on Missouri’s Energy Plan

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Click here to listen to Mike Hornitschek, our Director of Strategic Development as he talks about the Clean Power Plan’s implementation in Missouri and the potential it has to create jobs. Read the accompanying story here: http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2015/09/07/will-red-tape-hold-up-renewable-energy-in-missouri/ KMOX’s Brian Kelly and Maria Keena keep you informed with everything you need on Saturday and Sunday mornings. With up-to-the-minute news, information, […]

Empire Electric Solar Power Rebate

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Southwest Missouri solar incentives are at an all-time high with a brand new $1 per Watt Empire District Electric Solar Rebate and a highly successful 30% Federal Investment Tax Credit.  These two benefits can offset the cost of the installation of solar panels by over 60%.  Those residing within the Empire Electric service zone (including […]

December 2012- StraightUp Installs Solar on 5 Mehlville Schools in 5 weeks

StraightUp Solar has completed installing solar panels on the roof of five schools in the Mehlville school district. The Mehlville School Board approved a 20-year lease agreement for the five arrays. This means that StraightUp installs and maintains the systems, but Mehlville benefits from lower energy bills. Without any out-of-pocket expenses, Mehlville begins saving money on their electric bill […]