Joe Eck


Joe Eck

Joe joined the StraightUp Solar team in 2019 as a Project Developer. He brings the team a wealth of knowledge. Joe has his Associates in Pre-Engineering from Springfield College and a Bachelors in Physics from Warren Wilson College. He also has a Masters Degree in Environmental Studies with a Concentration in Energy Studies from the University of Illinois Springfield.

On top of his education, Joe worked for over 30 years at the University of Illinois Springfield in the Department of Facilities and Services.  His role included developing all of the energy conservation projects and preparing the Capital Budget for the campus. Before starting at SUS, Joe worked as a Project Developer at another solar company in central Illinois.

Joe enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife and two grown children. His other hobbies include fishing, biking, traveling to state and national parks, and watching sunsets when he can.
Joe explained that he is very excited to be a part of the solar company whom he considers the Gold Standard for solar companies in this region.   The experience, knowledge, honesty and expertise at StraightUp Solar is second to none.  One of his favorite things about working at SUS is that the whole company shares his values of being an honest broker to help people and companies obtain their dream of going solar.

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