Final Results for Grow Solar Metro East 2019

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    Peter Murphy, Solar Program Director, Midwest Renewable Energy Association Grow Solar Metro East was a community success! The program was organized by Lewis and Clark Community College, Madison County Planning and Development, Glen Carbon Cool Cities Committee, the Sierra Club, and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, with StraightUp Solar as the competitively selected solar […]

Announcing Power Up St. Louis Earth Day!

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StraightUp Solar and St. Louis Earth Day are coming together to make St. Louis a cleaner and greener place to live. St. Louis Earth Day manages critical programs for the community like the Green Dining Alliance and Recycling on the Go. St. Louis Earth Day also organizes the St. Louis Earth Day Festival each year, […]

February 2017: Vision Care Goes Solar

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Vision Care Associates, located in Swansea, Illinois, recently added 24.75 kilowatts (kW) of solar electric (PV) energy to the office of their well-regarded Optometry practice. StraightUp Solar is proud that Vision Care’s Dr. Michael Murphy, who also has solar at his home, chose to go with StraightUp’s full-service solar installation offering to meet the energy […]

August 2016: Valmeyer Solar

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David B of Valmeyer, Illinois had been thinking about going solar for a long time. His reasoning wasn’t unusual for an engineer…he “could see all that energy from the sun reaching his roof and then just wasting away as accumulated heat!” According to David, seeing our Solar Booth at the 2016 St. Louis Home Show […]

Illinois Solar Tour Featured Project


Illinois is hosting a statewide Solar Tour. The event is completely free and there is no registration required.Stop on by the Southwestern region and you will find 5 StraightUp Solar projects.  We would like to thank the Belleville News Democrat for featuring two of these.   Metro-East Home and Business Tour Highlights Solar Energy BY WILL […]