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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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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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StraightUp Solar Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor

StraightUp Solar is honored to be named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power …

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Special Solar Eclipse Giveaway!

Are you enjoying the summer sun, but not the high electric bills? Are you as excited about the 2017 American …

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StraightUp Spotlight – Ray Harp

What’s the scope of your job?  Ray floats between the Field Service and IT departments.  He heads out into the field to troubleshoot inverter configuration for …

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