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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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How many solar panels do I need?

Have you ever wondered how many solar panels you would need for? Well the answer is it depends on your …

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BCorp – Using Business as a Force for Good

  March is BCorp month. Being a B Corporation means we operate with a triple bottom line directive. While we …

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A Message about Covid-19 from StraightUp Solar

March 17, 2020 When I started StraightUp Solar in 2006 it was founded based on two core guiding principles, to …

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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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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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StraightUp Solar is Moving On Up

This week we moved our headquarters from Overland to Maryland Heights, MO. It was a heavy lift (pun intended). We …

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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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