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BBB St. Louis Names StraightUp Solar a 2022 Torch Award Winner

StraightUp Solar is honored to be recognized among 11 companies and 2 charities for the Torch Award 2022 ethics award.

St. Louis, Missouri, October 26, 2022. 

We thank the Better Business Bureau® of Eastern and Southwest Missouri and Southern Illinois (BBB®) for selecting our company. StraightUp Solar’s own Mike Hornitschek, V.P. of Strategic Development accepted the award alongside the other amazing winners at a luncheon on October 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. 

“The 110 team members of StraightUp Solar believe in inspiring people through exemplary ethical behavior. We are proud to be recognized as a 2022 BBB TORCH Award recipient,” says Hornitschek. 


About Us

StraightUp Solar’s vision is to inspire a solar community to create a sustainable world. By living out our CLEARE Values every day, we create an inspirational long-term legacy built upon caring for and empowering our team members and communities as we provide premier solar integration services.

StraightUp Solar is Illinois’ and Missouri’s most experienced turnkey solar energy design and installation company with more than 1,900 residential and commercial installations since 2006—that’s 34.77 Megawatts! Our team of 100+ employees takes pride in providing design, installation, and service for solar arrays, solar batteries, smart panels, and EV chargers. Our people live and work in the communities we serve, with headquarters in Maryland Heights, MO, and offices centered in Bloomington, IL, and Carbondale, IL. 

About the Torch Award

“BBB TORCH Awards recognize companies and charities committed to exceptional service and high ethics,” said Michelle L. Corey, BBB St. Louis President and CEO. “These organizations have truly joined BBB’s mission of advancing marketplace trust in an exemplary way, and they are role models for other businesses and nonprofits in the community.”  

Learn more about the 2022 Torch Award for Ethics on the BBB website here. 

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