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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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BCorp – Using Business as a Force for Good

  March is BCorp month. Being a B Corporation means we operate with a triple bottom line directive. While we …

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StraightUp Solar is Moving On Up

This week we moved our headquarters from Overland to Maryland Heights, MO. It was a heavy lift (pun intended). We …

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Happy Thanksgiving- A Bright Present and Future

This Thanksgiving, we at StraightUp Solar are thankful for many things. We are thankful for meaningful work, the planet that …

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StraightUp Spotlight – Oliver Ellen

Oliver was asked to describe what it means to be part of the StraightUp Solar Tribe and he shared.  “For me its about using my education to do my part to solve the challenge of climate change in our communities”.

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StraightUp Spotlight – Valerie Corey

Valerie is our new Permit Applications & Utility Interconnection Specialist. She interfaces with cities and county permitting officials and utilities …

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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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StraightUp Spotlight – Ray Harp

What’s the scope of your job?  Ray floats between the Field Service and IT departments.  He heads out into the field to troubleshoot inverter configuration for …

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StraightUp Spotlight – Natalie Lucas

What’s the scope of your job?  I am a Solar Educator. You can call into StraightUp Solar, and I answer all of your solar questions or find …

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StraightUp Spotlight – Charles Melton, Jr.

This month we’re recognizing Charles Melton, Jr., StraightUp Solar Project Manager who always keeps us smiling as he keeps our …

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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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