StraightUp Solar Blog

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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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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Journey Begins: WE CARE Solar Nepal Relief

Shannon Fulton, StraightUp Solar Director of Business Development, joins Dr. Laura Stachel, Co-founder of WE CARE Solar in a mission to provide …

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Shannon Fulton to Nepal with WE CARE Solar

StraightUp Solar’s Shannon Fulton is supporting We Care Solar’s emergency relief efforts in Nepal! Shannon is heading to Kathmandu on …

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April 2015: StraightUp’s Own Joins the Tribe

Shannon Fulton, StraightUp Solar’s Director of Business Development, is officially solar powered!  Last weekend, our elite SUS crew installed a …

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2014 Year in Review

It has been an exciting year in solar! Thank you for being a part of the Solar Tribe.

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You, Me, and UCBC – Beers for Nicaragua

Never has a happy hour tasted so sweet. Please join us for beer and silent auctions to raise funds for …

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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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We Support CNN Hero Finalist WE CARE Solar

  StraightUp Tribe Helps We Care Solar   …Help Us Save Lives with CNN Hero Organization WE CARE Solar…     …

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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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