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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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Roof Mounted or Ground Mounted System? That is the question.

Have you been looking into solar and cannot decide whether you want a ground-mounted system or a roof-mounted system? Here’s what …

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Final Results for Grow Solar Metro East 2019

    Peter Murphy, Solar Program Director, Midwest Renewable Energy Association Grow Solar Metro East was a community success! The …

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Farmers Harvest the Sun for Lower Energy Costs

Farmers across Illinois and Missouri are discovering solar as a great investment and can stabilize their energy costs. With federal …

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City of Carbondale Leads With Solar Deployment

Press Release from Affordable Gas + Electric, November 27, 2019 Reaching its goal of becoming a leader in sustainable energy, the …

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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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Tis the Season – How the Change In Seasons Change Your Solar Production

Fall seems to have come and gone pretty quickly as the Midwest recently experienced some snowstorms. How does that impact …

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What is the Future of the Federal Solar Tax Credit Incentive?

You might have heard that the 30% Federal Tax Investment Credit is stepping down to 26% in 2020. What you …

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Driving into the Future with Drive Electric Week

Thanks for supporting #DriveElectric week! Did you know that 29% of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. come from transportation vehicles?  Transforming the …

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Is your roof ready for solar? Find out!

Have you ever looked at your roof and wondered, is it a good roof for solar? Turns out that is …

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Thinking about Batteries? 5 Things to Think About as You Get Started

 Decide What You Want Backed Up Home battery backup systems can keep the lights on and refrigerator running when the …

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