Journey Begins: WE CARE Solar Nepal Relief

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Shannon Fulton, StraightUp Solar Director of Business Development, joins Dr. Laura Stachel, Co-founder of WE CARE Solar in a mission to provide relief to Nepal in the wake of the recent earthquake and aftershock events. They will travel across the world to provide training and support to One Heart Worldwide team members who will use the Solar Suitcase, […]

Shannon Fulton to Nepal with WE CARE Solar

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StraightUp Solar’s Shannon Fulton is supporting We Care Solar’s emergency relief efforts in Nepal! Shannon is heading to Kathmandu on July 19th with WE CARE Solar Co-founder Dr. Laura Stachel to co-lead training of One Heart Worldwide team members on the use and installation of the Solar Suitcase. Shannon and Dr. Stachel will also assist […]

December 2012- StraightUp Installs Solar on 5 Mehlville Schools in 5 weeks

StraightUp Solar has completed installing solar panels on the roof of five schools in the Mehlville school district. The Mehlville School Board approved a 20-year lease agreement for the five arrays. This means that StraightUp installs and maintains the systems, but Mehlville benefits from lower energy bills. Without any out-of-pocket expenses, Mehlville begins saving money on their electric bill […]

Success for Nicaraguan Fundraiser

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Thank you everyone for your support. Together we raised half of the funds necessary to electrify 24 huts   Post by StraightUp Solar.

You, Me, and UCBC – Beers for Nicaragua

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Never has a happy hour tasted so sweet. Please join us for beer and silent auctions to raise funds for Wings of Hope. This local non-profit has reached all corners of the globe to bring much needed support to far flung communities. StraightUp Solar has partnered with them to build solar installations for three Nicaraguan […]

March News

WHY SOLAR? WHY NOW? Solar in effect, let’s you “own” your utilities, instead of the utility “owning” you.  You may have noticed more and more neighbors and businesses installing solar panels on their rooftops. The number one reason people choose solar power for their home or business is that it saves them money. This is […]

We Support CNN Hero Finalist WE CARE Solar

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StraightUp Tribe Helps We Care Solar   …Help Us Save Lives with CNN Hero Organization WE CARE Solar…     In Sub-Saharan Africa, women face a 1 in 22 lifetime chance of dying in childbirth – not from rare diseases but from treatable medical conditions. Manywomen in rural Africa labor at home, and when complications arise, […]

StraightUp Solar Supports National/International Advocacy

StraightUp Supports These Organizations We previously shared local organizations that we support. As we mentioned before, we love being part of a growing a solar industry and supporting other “believers” in the renewable / environmental community. Here are three organizations that are advocates for the solar community on a national / global level. We’re proud […]

We Powered This School with Solar

Thanks to your generous donation, Muleke Community School has been able to light their school’s two classrooms with clean safe solar power. Everyone at the school is thrilled with the solar lights and all the benefits they are bringing to the students, the staff and the wider community. Muleke School in Zambia is located 120 […]

SolarAid Is a Winner in Google’s Global Impact Challenge

Yesterday Google unveiled the winners of its Global Impact Challenge, in which four UK-based non-profits each received £500,000 (US$766,000) for their work in “using tech to tackle the world’s toughest problems”. Charity SolarAid was one of the four winners with its African pico-solar sales and distribution programme, SunnyMoney. The Google award is “a massive, massive step change […]