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StraightUp Solar Recognized as Champion in St. Louis Green Business Challenge 2021

On December 10, 2021 StraightUp Solar was inducted into the 2021 Class of the St. Louis Green Business Challenge at …

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Critter Guard Explained

Squirrels, birds, raccoons, and other small critters can pose serious risks to your solar array. They are capable of causing …

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MISSOURI: How to Read Your Energy Bill with Solar

  Sometimes it’s a challenge to understand your solar production on your energy bill if you live in Missouri. Some …

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ILLINOIS: How to Read Your Energy Bill with Solar

  Sometimes it’s a challenge to understand your solar production on your energy bill if you live in Illinois. Some …

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New Illinois Solar Incentives Available with Passage of Illinois Climate and Equitable Jobs Act

Updated Oct 28, 2021.   REGISTER NOW FOR VIRTUAL UPDATE   For the latest news, join us for the second …

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StraightUp Solar Recognized as Top U.S. Solar Installation Company in 2021

[St. Louis, MO, 7/21/2021]— The U.S. solar industry is on the upswing. StraightUp Solar has had a front-row seat to …

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Prepare Today for the Net Zero Office Building: Here’s how

This article was originally published by the St. Louis Business Journal and written by one of our Senior Project Developers, …

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StraightUp Solar Named Top Places to Work 2021

POST-DISPATCH NAMES STRAIGHTUP SOLAR A WINNER OF THE GREATER ST. LOUIS TOP WORKPLACES 2021 AWARD St. Louis, Missouri, June 20, …

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VIDEO: How Does Solar Work for Your Home?

  Just like photosynthesis captures the power of the sun to grow plants, a solar photovoltaic (PV) system captures the …

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Missouri Solar Incentives

A woman walks into a solar store and asks, “What Missouri solar incentives are available for me?” The solar saleswoman …

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3 Ways to Turn Your Energy Expenses Into Cash Flow Generators

By Dan Hancock, Senior Commercial Project Developer, StraightUp Solar Small businesses in the U.S. spend $60 billion a year on …

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How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

Going solar is an exciting journey, and at times it can be a confusing one. Going solar with a knowledgeable, …

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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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26% Federal Investment Tax Credit

Post updated July 11, 2021. What exactly is the Federal Investment Tax Credit? Watch StraightUp Solar’s own Professor Ky the …

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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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Introducing Bodhi – Your New Solar Assistant

StraightUp Solar is proud to announce our new partnership with Bodhi, an online app that allows solar customers to easily …

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