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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.

People, Planet, Profit
What is a Solar Group Purchasing Program?

Going solar for your home has great benefits – from stimulating your local economy, to providing a cleaner environment to …

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These Little Piggies Went Solar

Pork producers across Illinois are investing in solar technology. Why? Solar generation matches very well with hog production systems.  In …

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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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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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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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Northwest R-I School District

“The Northwest School District began a partnership with StraightUp Solar several years ago when we began investigating the possibility of …

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December 2014: New Northside Baptist Church

StraightUp Solar installed 100 solar panels at the New Northside Baptist Church and Community Center in North St. Louis. This …

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What you Need to Know about Lighting

LED vs. Compact Fluorescent (CFL)? Comparing these is confusing so let’s look at numbers. Energy. LEDs use 30% less energy than …

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Success for Nicaraguan Fundraiser

Thank you everyone for your support. Together we raised half of the funds necessary to electrify 24 huts   Post …

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