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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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PACE: New Financing Option for Solar

Named one of the top 20 world-changing ideas by Scientific American magazine, property assessed clean energy (PACE) is a simple, effective way to pay …

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StraightUp Solar Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor

StraightUp Solar is honored to be named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power …

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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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Ask The Solar Genius: Tips For New Builds

  Luke from Madison County asked, “I’m planning a new build and considering putting solar on my roof. What do …

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Solar Incentives Shining Brightly in Missouri and Illinois

ILLINOIS  Homeowners and businesses can reduce their system cost by 20% with Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECS). These cash payments are …

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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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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 …

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Hurry: Highest Value SRECs Expire Dec

In June of this year, StraightUp Solar acquired a number of SREC contract reservations for future solar energy projects – to be …

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