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Is your roof ready for solar? Find out!

Have you ever looked at your roof and wondered, is it a good roof for solar? Turns out that is …

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What happens with my utility when I go solar?

The utility that serves your community has a big impact on how solar will look for your home or business. …

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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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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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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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2015 Illinois Solar Tour this October!

Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) will be hosting the 2015 Illinois Solar Tour on Saturday, October 3rd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  As part …

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Ten Myths About Residential Solar Panels

Like any emerging technology, there are rumors, myths, and outright lies abounding about residential solar panels. Here are ten that have been totally debunked.

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StraightUp Solar Supports the Clean Power Plan

The solar industry has been abuzz about the recent release of the final draft of the Clean Power Plan which …

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Why Are My Inverters And Solar PV Array Not The Same Size?

A common question in solar is “Why are you installing a 260 watt solar module on a 215 watt microinverter?” …

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How Much Solar Power On My Home?

How much solar power can I fit on my roof in Missouri and Illinois?  How much will the solar system …

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