StraightUp Solar’s Pledge to Racial Justice
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 […]
Solar and the Environment Resource Library
If you are here, thank you! You realize the importance of doing your part to move our energy grid to more sustainable sources, like the sun! Solar empowers everyday people to choose where they get their energy. Every solar installation helps move our region toward our clean energy goals. In this article you will find […]
StraightUp Solar Offsets Carbon Emissions with Donation to Stop Deforestation in Tanzania
As a part of our CLEARE values to “Respect for Each Other and the Environment,” StraightUp Solar has committed to becoming carbon neutral by the end of 2020 (See our Commitment Statement). We believe that reducing our emissions is a very important step in our journey to create a healthy planet. We completed a carbon […]
What is a Solar Group Purchasing Program?
Going solar for your home has great benefits – from stimulating your local economy, to providing a cleaner environment to your larger community. But what if there was a way for your community to all go solar together? For communities in the Midwest, there is a way, with Grow Solar and other group purchasing programs! […]
These Little Piggies Went Solar
Pork producers across Illinois are investing in solar technology. Why? Solar generation matches very well with hog production systems. In the summer, such systems need many fans ventilating the hog buildings and at the same time there are more hours of sun in the day and solar technology produces more energy. Solar technology enables hog […]
Support StraightUp Solar Fundraiser to Bring Solar Drip Irrigation to Nicaragua!
Through this fundraiser, our team will work with Grid Alternatives to install solar-powered drip irrigation on the Cruz family farm in Nicaragua.
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Journey Begins: WE CARE Solar Nepal Relief
Shannon Fulton, StraightUp Solar Director of Business Development, joins Dr. Laura Stachel, Co-founder of WE CARE Solar in a mission to provide relief to Nepal in the wake of the recent earthquake and aftershock events. They will travel across the world to provide training and support to One Heart Worldwide team members who will use the Solar Suitcase, […]
Shannon Fulton to Nepal with WE CARE Solar
StraightUp Solar’s Shannon Fulton is supporting We Care Solar’s emergency relief efforts in Nepal! Shannon is heading to Kathmandu on July 19th with WE CARE Solar Co-founder Dr. Laura Stachel to co-lead training of One Heart Worldwide team members on the use and installation of the Solar Suitcase. Shannon and Dr. Stachel will also assist […]
Northwest R-I School District
“The Northwest School District began a partnership with StraightUp Solar several years ago when we began investigating the possibility of adding solar power. During that time, StraightUp Solar assisted us in placing 25 kilowatt solar arrays on nine different buildings with no upfront costs to the District. The strategy orchestrated by StraightUp Solar allows the […]