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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.

Advocacy & Policy
A Statement from Our President on the Solar Tariff

Hello Friends, Earlier this week, the President announced a 30% tariff on imported solar cells and modules. Although this tariff …

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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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Share Your Solar Smile

In the spirit of sharing this month, we’d like to invite YOU to share your solar smile and share the …

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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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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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Mike Hornitschek on Missouri’s Energy Plan

Click here to listen to Mike Hornitschek, our Director of Strategic Development as he talks about the Clean Power Plan’s implementation in …

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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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Empire Electric Solar Rebate Ruling: Low Cost Solar in SW Missouri

Empire Electric Solar Rebate: Finally after several years of battling to get Empire customers their legally required solar rebates, the …

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December 2012- StraightUp Installs Solar on 5 Mehlville Schools in 5 weeks

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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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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