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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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ISEA Public Education Webinar

Curious about solar energy? The Illinois Solar Energy Association holds a free webinar once a month to teach anyone who wants …

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Solar Makes Sense for Churches- Holy Trinity

Join us for an educational workshop that provides church staff, volunteers and members with information to help reduce energy costs with solar.

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Solar Open House – Xenia, IL

Come see how a solar electric system works and hear firsthand solar homeowners share their experience of going solar. This …

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Farmers See Financial Advantages to Going Solar

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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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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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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July 2017: Burroughs Farms in Morton, IL

The Burroughs Family has farmed in Morton, Illinois since 1896. In October 2015, Scott and Calvin Burroughs decided to power their grain farm with solar energy.

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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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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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