StraightUp Solar Blog

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
October 2015: Local Entrepreneurs Drive on Sunbeams!

Our newest members of the Tribe, Kathy and Bill from St. Louis, are longtime conservationists and have sought out creative …

Read More
September 2015: Energy Independence in Missouri

A new 9.9 kiloWatt (kW) solar energy array came online in eastern Missouri during the bright sunny days of summer this …

Read More
Empire Solar Rebate Empowers Southwest MO

StraightUp Solar is proud to announce our newest members of the Solar Tribe in Southwest Missouri! All projects were designed …

Read More
August 2015: Solar Made Sense to Energy Savvy Agribusiness

Larry Rhodes had a very practical reason for choosing solar energy to supplement the electrical usage at his farm in Central …

Read More
July 2015: Wildwood Community Comes Together for Solar

After researching the logistics and prospects of harvesting solar energy to power his home for many years, Rich Ward of …

Read More
June 2015: Awesome Ground Mount Installation

This 9.76 kW ground mount was installed in June near Neosho, Missouri.  Another proud StraightUp Solar customer took advantage of …

Read More
May 2015: Imperial Residence Sees Immediate Impact of Solar Installation

A 21.35 kW system installed in Imperial, Missouri has allowed local businessman Jeff Steele to join the StraightUp Solar Tribe.  The two …

Read More
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 …

Read More
April 2015: StraightUp’s Own Joins the Tribe

Shannon Fulton, StraightUp Solar’s Director of Business Development, is officially solar powered!  Last weekend, our elite SUS crew installed a …

Read More
March 2015: Illinois Resident Offsets Entire Energy Bill!

StraightUp Solar recently installed a 4.3 kilowatt solar array on the Mullen Residence in Goodfield, IL (central Illinois outside of …

Read More