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Farms going solar are a growing trend in Illinois. Knowledge of incentives and project financing is critical to helping farm owners maximize their savings.

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StraightUp Solar Recognized as Top U.S. Solar Installation Company in 2021

[St. Louis, MO, 7/21/2021]— The U.S. solar industry is on the upswing. StraightUp Solar has had a front-row seat to …

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Study Finds Solar Panels Increase Home Values

In 2019 Zillow, an online real estate platform, researched how solar panels impact home values and the ultimate selling price. …

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A Message about COVID-19 from StraightUp Solar

Updated: August 19, 2021 When I started StraightUp Solar in 2006 it was founded based on two core guiding principles, …

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City of Carbondale Leads With Solar Deployment

Press Release from Affordable Gas + Electric, November 27, 2019 Reaching its goal of becoming a leader in sustainable energy, the …

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B-Corp Re-Certification

B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. As a mission-aligned B Corp, we use the power of our business to solve social and environmental problems.

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Empire Electric Solar Power Rebate

Southwest Missouri solar incentives are at an all-time high with a brand new $1 per Watt Empire District Electric Solar …

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Empire Electric Solar Rebate Ruling: Low Cost Solar in SW Missouri

Empire Electric Solar Rebate: Finally after several years of battling to get Empire customers their legally required solar rebates, the …

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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 …

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Solar is 2-100 Times Lower Cost Than You Think

Solar Creates Big Savings What’s the cost of solar today? Well, it depends a great deal on where exactly you …

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Swanson’s Law

Have you heard of Swanson’s Law. It is similar to Moore’s law but for solar cells. It says that every …

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