November 2013- St. Louis Business Makes Solar a Reality


On 4 Nov, StraightUp Solar proudly commissioned our largest project to date and one of the largest solar arrays in Missouri. 684 solar panels now overlook the Mississippi River at Heat Transfer Systems located just south of downtown.   Heat Transfer System designs and manufactures heat exchange equipment, much of which is used around the world to […]

January 2013- 75 kW system installed on Bemes Inc. rooftop

Bemes, Inc. now has 75 kW of solar powering its facilities in Fenton.  Bemes, Inc. sells, services and rents ventilators and monitors to hospital cardio pulmonary departments and long-term care facilities.  The 312 solar panels offset approximately 62% of the company’s electric bill.  “As an avid cyclist, I’m interested in keeping our air clean.  We […]

May 2012 – Taylorville, IL Municipal Airport

This month, StraightUp Solar installed an 80 panel ground-mounted solar array at the Taylorville, IL municipal airport. Now Taylorville has joined ranks with Chattanooga, Austin, San Francisco, Denver, London and several other cities with solar arrays at their airports.

February 2012 – Air Masters

Air Masters installed a 75kW solar electric system on their building in Fenton, MO.  This system will produce about 18%-20% of Air Masters power requirements. Over 25 years, the solar system will offset 2.5 million car miles. Solar is just one part of Air Masters’ sustainability initiatives. Read more.

January 2012 – Full Circle Design Works

StraightUp Solar recently installed a 25 kW solar system on the new home of Full Circle Design Works, a custom cabinetry and furniture woodworking shop.  Full Circle’s new location is located in St. Louis at Magnolia and Gravois near Tower Grove Park. Business owners are beginning to realize that solar is a smart investment, not just […]

November 2011 – Fenton Self Storage

This month, StraightUp Solar installed a 25 kW system on Fenton Self Storage, continuing the solar trend in the small St. Louis suburb. By the end of the year, StraightUp Solar will have installed five systems in Fenton, which is home to only 4,000 people.  The installations range from a 5 kW, 20 panel residential […]

Taylorville Airport Unveils its New Solar System

StraightUp Solar completed a 19kW solar electric system at Taylorville Airport in Illinois. Take a look at the monitoring site to see how the system is performing!   Also, be sure to check out this news clip about the installation and unveiling: Video courtesy of WAND TV News.

StraightUp Solar Helps Local Firm Enjoy Solar Benefits

Solar Power a Bonus for St. Louis Firm ST. LOUIS • Aside from the environmental benefits, using the energy generated by the sun makes good business sense, says an executive of Walsh & Associates Inc., a local chemical distributor. Randall D. Lewis, the company’s operations director, said he expected the recent $500,000 installation of 416 solar […]

June 2010 – Walsh & Associates

With Missouri’s largest solar array, Walsh and Associates has made the forward looking commitment of installing a PV system to produce 100% of the company’s energy needs.  This 100 kW commitment is pioneering the path for more local businesses to follow suit.  Annual energy bills will go from $36,000 to $1,500! Special thanks for everyone who dedicated […]

January 2010 – Novus International

The company’s global headquarters, located at the Missouri Research Park in St. Charles, Missouri, is a 9 acre site that recieved a 3-star designation by the Sustainable SITES Initiative, one of only three in the United States earning that distinction.  The project addresses several sustainable design best practices including hydrology, wildlife habitat enhancement and monitoring, improved […]