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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.

Featured Projects
August 2017: YWCA of McLean County

For more than 100 years, Young Women’s Christian Association of McLean County (YWCA) has been a constant force in the lives of families in …

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July 2017: Burroughs Farms in Morton, IL

The Burroughs Family has farmed in Morton, Illinois since 1896. In October 2015, Scott and Calvin Burroughs decided to power their grain farm with solar energy.

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June 2017: Professional Self Storage

Bloomington-Normal got a little brighter this month with the installation of a 123.75 kW solar PV system at the Foundry Square in Bloomington, Illinois. This system’s solar energy …

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April 2017: Rochester Solar

Our April project of the month highlights Frank Sharpe of Rochester, IL. His family recently installed a 9.35 kW solar …

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February 2017: Vision Care Goes Solar

Vision Care Associates, located in Swansea, Illinois, recently added 24.75 kilowatts (kW) of solar electric (PV) energy to the office …

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December 2016: Home Nursery Now Grows Solar!

Home Nursery, Inc, is a wholesale nursery grower based in Albers, Illinois with a 95-year history of producing high-quality horticultural …

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Explore Solar Energy! 2016 Solar Tour

Over 130 homes and businesses all across Illinois are hosting Solar Tour Open Houses this weekend on Saturday, October 1st …

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August 2016: Valmeyer Solar

David B of Valmeyer, Illinois had been thinking about going solar for a long time. His reasoning wasn’t unusual for …

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July 2016: St. Peters Remove & Replace

One hot day this summer, after a round of roughly palm-sized hailstones rained down on his neighborhood, Jim B. of …

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November 2015: Solar Makes Sense for the SUS Family

Dale & Jan Ritzel are the proud parents of Brent Ritzel, one of our bright Project Developers at StraightUp Solar. …

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