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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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Solar and the Environment Resource Library

If you are here, thank you! You realize the importance of doing your part to move our energy grid to …

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StraightUp Solar Offsets Carbon Emissions with Donation to Stop Deforestation in Tanzania

As a part of our CLEARE values to “Respect for Each Other and the Environment,” StraightUp Solar has committed to …

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StraightUp Solar’s Pledge to Racial Justice

We are heartbroken over the senseless murders of George Floyd and so many other Black Americans leading up to this …

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PowerUp Missouri Coalition for the Environment Launches for 2020

Each year StraightUp Solar collaborates with local non-profits across Missouri and Illinois that support our mission of creating a sustainable …

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PowerUp earthday365 – Collaborating Today for Tomorrow

Earth Day is April 22nd, and here at StraightUp Solar we celebrate Earth Day every day. This past year we …

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Announcing Power Up St. Louis Earth Day!

StraightUp Solar and St. Louis Earth Day are coming together to make St. Louis a cleaner and greener place to …

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Support StraightUp Solar Fundraiser to Bring Solar Drip Irrigation to Nicaragua!

Through this fundraiser, our team will work with Grid Alternatives to install solar-powered drip irrigation on the Cruz family farm in Nicaragua.

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August 2017: YWCA of McLean County

For more than 100 years, Young Women’s Christian Association of McLean County (YWCA) has been a constant force in the lives of families in …

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B-Corp Re-Certification

B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. As a mission-aligned B Corp, we use the power of our business to solve social and environmental problems.

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December 2016: Home Nursery Now Grows Solar!

Home Nursery, Inc, is a wholesale nursery grower based in Albers, Illinois with a 95-year history of producing high-quality horticultural …

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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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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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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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