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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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Farmers See Financial Advantages to Going Solar

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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Solar Energy – Changing Minds & Providing Solutions

We’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who has made the decision to go solar with us throughout the past 9 years and helped us inspire a solar tribe!

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Top 5 Reasons to Install Solar Panels

1) Take advantage of the Federal Tax Credit (FTC) for solar energy now: the 30% Federal Tax Credit for solar energy installation …

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UBS Analysts: ‘Large-Scale Power Stations Could Be on a Path to Extinction’

Leading investment bank UBS says the payback time for unsubsidized investment in electric vehicles paired with rooftop solar and battery …

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March News

WHY SOLAR? WHY NOW?   Solar in effect, let’s you “own” your utilities, instead of the utility “owning” you.  You …

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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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Solar is Soaring

In 2013, a new solar project will be installed in the U.S. every four minutes, which is just one of …

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From Coal to Solar – A Clean Break

It’s hard to take the mile-high view on climate change when you’re toiling away underground to put food on the …

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Mehlville Schools Featured on FOX

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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Defend our Renewable Portfolio Standard

A coalition of conservative state legislators is trying to reverse decades of progress for solar. The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) …

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