Register and tour locations throughout Illinois
Saturday, October 7, 2017    10am - 3pm
Register and tour locations throughout Illinois
Saturday, October 7, 2017    10am - 3pm
Register and tour locations throughout Illinois
Saturday, October 7, 2017   
10am - 3pm

*Registration is not required but registrants will be entered to win a free individual ISEA membership!
*Registration is not required but registrants will be
entered to win a free individual ISEA membership!

















Southwest Sites
MADISON COUNTY

204 Collinsville Road, Troy
204 Collinsville Road, Troy


Kevin McKee
I wanted to save money on electricity as I prepared to retire in a few years, and I wanted to reduce my impact on the environment, while serving as an example for others.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels

Go to Map
106 Lenox Ave, Mitchell
106 Lenox Ave, Mitchell


Ron Trimmer
I wanted to reduce my carbon footprint and to help grow the renewable energy industry in the USA.  I paid more to get a “Made in the USA” system. My system can be seen from Route 66.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels

Go to Map
1411 Biscay Dr, Edwardsville
1411 Biscay Dr, Edwardsville


Brian Kerr
We purchased 1411 Biscay with a geothermal system, and wanted to further the efficiency of the home. The front roof pointed to the SE and was a good candidate for photovoltaics with a 26 degree pitch and zero shading. Incentives were also helpful in making our decision to install solar.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels
- GeoThermal

Go to Map
2506 Vandalia St, Collinsville
2506 Vandalia St, Collinsville


Cletus Garde
We live in a 125 year old 2 story farmhouse and our gas & electric bill was out of sight. With the install of the solar panels, heat pump water heater and insulation of the house our utility bill averages around $60. per month. We also removed the gas meter & piping.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels
- GeoThermal

Go to Map
135 Springer Dr, Godfrey
135 Springer Dr, Godfrey


Lee Sudlow
We believe distributed production by solar photovoltaics provides a means increase available power on the electrical grid without the additional costs for the utilities in terms of coal or natural gas use  Furthermore, our panels allow us to reduce our production of carbon dioxide that contributes towards global warming.

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed  by
Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panels

Go to Map
6441 Frandsen Road, Alhambra
6441 Frandsen Road, Alhambra


Elaine AbuSharbain
Our interest in solar aligns with our pursuit of living more off the grid and we wanted to reduce our carbon footprint. Also, it is cheaper electricity and is locally grown. Most importantly, we don't want to be a part of the blowing up of mountains in Appalachia for coal.

Technology Installed by
Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
Southwest Sites
MADISON COUNTY

Southwest Sites
MADISON COUNTY

204 Collinsville Road, Troy
204 Collinsville Road, Troy


Kevin McKee
I wanted to save money on electricity as I prepared to retire in a few years, and I wanted to reduce my impact on the environment, while serving as an example for others.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels

Go to Map
106 Lenox Ave, Mitchell
106 Lenox Ave, Mitchell


Ron Trimmer
I wanted to reduce my carbon footprint and to help grow the renewable energy industry in the USA.  I paid more to get a “Made in the USA” system. My system can be seen from Route 66.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels

Go to Map
1411 Biscay Dr, Edwardsville
1411 Biscay Dr, Edwardsville


Brian Kerr
We purchased 1411 Biscay with a geothermal system, and wanted to further the efficiency of the home. The front roof pointed to the SE and was a good candidate for photovoltaics with a 26 degree pitch and zero shading. Incentives were also helpful in making our decision to install solar.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels
- GeoThermal

Go to Map
2506 Vandalia St, Collinsville
2506 Vandalia St, Collinsville


Cletus Garde
We live in a 125 year old 2 story farmhouse and our gas & electric bill was out of sight. With the install of the solar panels, heat pump water heater and insulation of the house our utility bill averages around $60. per month. We also removed the gas meter & piping.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels
- GeoThermal

Go to Map
135 Springer Dr, Godfrey
135 Springer Dr, Godfrey


Lee Sudlow
We believe distributed production by solar photovoltaics provides a means increase available power on the electrical grid without the additional costs for the utilities in terms of coal or natural gas use  Furthermore, our panels allow us to reduce our production of carbon dioxide that contributes towards global warming.

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:

- Solar Panels

Go to Map
6441 Frandsen Road, Alhambra
6441 Frandsen Road, Alhambra


Elaine AbuSharbain
Our interest in solar aligns with our pursuit of living more off the grid and we wanted to reduce our carbon footprint. Also, it is cheaper electricity and is locally grown. Most importantly, we don't want to be a part of the blowing up of mountains in Appalachia for coal.

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:

- Solar Panel

Go to Map
204 Collinsville Road, Troy
204 Collinsville Road, Troy


Kevin McKee
I wanted to save money on electricity as I prepared to retire in a few years, and I wanted to reduce my impact on the environment, while serving as an example for others.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels

Go to Map
106 Lenox Ave, Mitchell
106 Lenox Ave, Mitchell


Ron Trimmer
I wanted to reduce my carbon footprint and to help grow the renewable energy industry in the USA.  I paid more to get a “Made in the USA” system. My system can be seen from Route 66.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels

Go to Map
1411 Biscay Dr, Edwardsville
1411 Biscay Dr, Edwardsville


Brian Kerr
We purchased 1411 Biscay with a geothermal system, and wanted to further the efficiency of the home. The front roof pointed to the SE and was a good candidate for photovoltaics with a 26 degree pitch and zero shading. Incentives were also helpful in making our decision to install solar.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels
- GeoThermal

Go to Map
2506 Vandalia St, Collinsville
2506 Vandalia St, Collinsville


Cletus Garde
We live in a 125 year old 2 story farmhouse and our gas & electric bill was out of sight. With the install of the solar panels, heat pump water heater and insulation of the house our utility bill averages around $60. per month. We also removed the gas meter & piping.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panels
- GeoThermal

Go to Map
135 Springer Dr, Godfrey
135 Springer Dr, Godfrey


Lee Sudlow
We believe distributed production by solar photovoltaics provides a means increase available power on the electrical grid without the additional costs for the utilities in terms of coal or natural gas use  Furthermore, our panels allow us to reduce our production of carbon dioxide that contributes towards global warming.

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:

- Solar Panels

Go to Map
6441 Frandsen Road, Alhambra
6441 Frandsen Road, Alhambra


Elaine AbuSharbain
Our interest in solar aligns with our pursuit of living more off the grid and we wanted to reduce our carbon footprint. Also, it is cheaper electricity and is locally grown. Most importantly, we don't want to be a part of the blowing up of mountains in Appalachia for coal.

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:

- Solar Panel

Go to Map
27 Rose Ct, Glen Carbon
27 Rose Ct, Glen Carbon


Chris Krusa
I am committed to making a significant contribution to reduce carbon emissions. I love clean air. It is a great investment and I expect to be making enough power to help us enjoy our retirement even more.          

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panel

Go to Map
ST CLAIR COUNTY

126 National Terrace, Collinsville
126 National Terrace, Collinsville


Tim Schnicker
I wanted to produce my own energy and take advantage of current rebates and incentives plus take advantage of the longer term saving on my energy expenses.

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
33 Bronze Pointe, Swansea
33 Bronze Pointe, Swansea


OneSpace
In 2012, StraightUp Solar installed 40 solar panels on the Juggle.com office, located off Highway 159 in Bronze Pointe. Every year, the solar system will produce the same amount of electricity as burning 12,000 pounds of coal. “At Juggle.com, using solar energy aligns with our goals of being a socially-responsible workplace focused on team members. Plus, it helps us lower our electric bill.” says Ryan Noble.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panel

Go to Map
4933 Benchmark Centre Dr, Swansea
4933 Benchmark Centre Dr, Swansea


Vision Care Associates
Adding solar power was not only an economic choice but was also an environmental choice. I installed a solar PV system for two main reasons: to stabilize my utility costs and to decrease my carbon footprint. I now own my office building and have replaced most lighting with LED lighting but utility costs still rise, so eliminating the cost of electricity will help my bottom line. 

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar
- Solar Panel
- Solar powered EV station

Go to Map
866 Old Enterprise Farms, St, Lebanon
866 Old Enterprise Farms, St, Lebanon


Richard and Joanne Ellerbrake
Self-reliance as much as possible, using natural resources as much as possible -both are passions. Reducing expense is related to good stewardship and good stewardship makes it more possible to direct resources to good causes and helping others. This 120 acre Old Enterprise Farms was settled 45 years ago by three families with common ties, one more added shortly, and five generations have called it home. Our family in particular, has thrived on producing food and energy locally.

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel
- GeoThermal
- Solar Hot Water

Go to Map
816 ALEXANDER DR, O Fallon
816 ALEXANDER DR, O Fallon


Luke Rheaume
Looking to take the edge off of our Electric Bill and to do it with a Clean Power Source.

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
2212 Jack Nicklaus Dr, Belleville
2212 Jack Nicklaus Dr, Belleville


Mike Hornitschek
With our 9.5-kilowatt solar panel system, our family has paid for electricity only one month during the 3 years we've had the system. Our home is about 10 years old and is typical of suburban home construction. Our solar system also powers our electric car which drives about 12,000 miles per year at just 2 cents per mile!

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed  by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
7508 Triple Lakes Rd, East Carondelet
7508 Triple Lakes Rd, East Carondelet


Harr Family Farms / Wall Vern Products
The Wall-Vern Products, Harr Family Farms and Thermo Door family companies are proud to share the benefits of solar energy with our community. We want our customers to know that the energy used to run our operations is produced on-site using 160 KW of solar PV panels.

Technology Installed  by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
7258 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Freeburg
7258 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Freeburg


Wiskamp Farms
We did it to take advantage of the available rebates and eliminate our electric bill.  We have been paying only the service fee of about $17 every month since the system was installed!

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
BOND COUNTY

668 Buchmiller Rd, Greenville
668 Buchmiller Rd, Greenville


Denny L. Willman
I am a proponent of all forms of renewable energy. It is a great way to supplement my energy needs and lower the cost.

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
MONROE COUNTY

3250 Autumn Ridge, Columbia
3250 Autumn Ridge, Columbia


Larry and Danilee Sanders
The long-term financial savings is astronomical with all of the current incentives. Obviously, solar power is environmentally-friendly and renewable.

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
8527 High Meadows Drive, Columbia
8527 High Meadows Drive, Columbia


Wesley Braswell
When my wife and I first got together we spoke about putting solar panels on our house when we bought our first house. Going green and helping the environment is always on our mind. Showing our kids that renewable energy is the best way to go, in saving the planet.

Technology Installed by
Straight Up Solar
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
FOLLOW US ON:
 
 
 
 
Illinois Solar Energy Association  2017 All rights reserved
Disclaimer of Liability
In the event of inclement weather, the Tour may be cancelled in portions or its entirety. The Association will assume no liability from partial or complete cancellation of the event in the event of aforementioned conditions. The Association does not endorse specific renewable energy or energy efficiency products or systems presented during the National Solar Tour, and assumes no liability for performance or related issues of said components or systems. Anyone accessing sites on the roof, or by ladder, stairs, stepladder, stool, or other appurtenance does so solely at their own risk. Visitors assume full responsibility for their behavior or actions; the Association and related parties will not be held liable for any injury, fatality, damage or property loss that may occur.

27 Rose Ct, Glen Carbon
27 Rose Ct, Glen Carbon


Chris Krusa
I am committed to making a significant contribution to reduce carbon emissions. I love clean air. It is a great investment and I expect to be making enough power to help us enjoy our retirement even more.          

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panel

Go to Map
ST CLAIR COUNTY

126 National Terrace, Collinsville
126 National Terrace, Collinsville


Tim Schnicker
I wanted to produce my own energy and take advantage of current rebates and incentives plus take advantage of the longer term saving on my energy expenses.

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
33 Bronze Pointe, Swansea
33 Bronze Pointe, Swansea


OneSpace
In 2012, StraightUp Solar installed 40 solar panels on the Juggle.com office, located off Highway 159 in Bronze Pointe. Every year, the solar system will produce the same amount of electricity as burning 12,000 pounds of coal. “At Juggle.com, using solar energy aligns with our goals of being a socially-responsible workplace focused on team members. Plus, it helps us lower our electric bill.” says Ryan Noble.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panel

Go to Map
4933 Benchmark Centre Dr, Swansea
4933 Benchmark Centre Dr, Swansea


Vision Care Associates
Adding solar power was not only an economic choice but was also an environmental choice. I installed a solar PV system for two main reasons: to stabilize my utility costs and to decrease my carbon footprint. I now own my office building and have replaced most lighting with LED lighting but utility costs still rise, so eliminating the cost of electricity will help my bottom line. 

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel
- Solar powered EV station

Go to Map
866 Old Enterprise Farms, St, Lebanon
866 Old Enterprise Farms, St, Lebanon


Richard Ellerbrake
Self-reliance as much as possible, using natural resources as much as possible -both are passions. Reducing expense is related to good stewardship and good stewardship makes it more possible to direct resources to good causes and helping others. This 120 acre Old Enterprise Farms was settled 45 years ago by three families with common ties, one more added shortly, and five generations have called it home. Our family in particular, has thrived on producing food and energy locally.

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel
- GeoThermal
- Solar Hot Water

Go to Map
816 ALEXANDER DR, O Fallon
816 ALEXANDER DR, O Fallon


Luke Rheaume
Looking to take the edge off of our Electric Bill and to do it with a Clean Power Source.

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
2212 Jack Nicklaus Dr, Belleville
2212 Jack Nicklaus Dr, Belleville


Mike Hornitschek
With our 9.5-kilowatt solar panel system, our family has paid for electricity only one month during the 3 years we've had the system. Our home is about 10 years old and is typical of suburban home construction. Our solar system also powers our electric car which drives about 12,000 miles per year at just 2 cents per mile!

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
7508 Triple Lakes Rd, East Carondelet
7508 Triple Lakes Rd, East Carondelet


Harr Family Farms / Wall Vern Products
The Wall-Vern Products, Harr Family Farms and Thermo Door family companies are proud to share the benefits of solar energy with our community. We want our customers to know that the energy used to run our operations is produced on-site using 160 KW of solar PV panels.

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
7258 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Freeburg
7258 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Freeburg


Wiskamp Farms
We did it to take advantage of the available rebates and eliminate our electric bill.  We have been paying only the service fee of about $17 every month since the system was installed!

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
BOND COUNTY

668 Buchmiller Rd, Greenville
668 Buchmiller Rd, Greenville


Denny L. Willman
I am a proponent of all forms of renewable energy. It is a great way to supplement my energy needs and lower the cost.

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
MONROE COUNTY

3250 Autumn Ridge, Columbia
3250 Autumn Ridge, Columbia


Larry and Danilee Sanders
The long-term financial savings is astronomical with all of the current incentives. Obviously, solar power is environmentally-friendly and renewable.

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
8527 High Meadows Drive, Columbia
8527 High Meadows Drive, Columbia


Wesley Braswell
When my wife and I first got together we spoke about putting solar panels on our house when we bought our first house. Going green and helping the environment is always on our mind. Showing our kids that renewable energy is the best way to go, in saving the planet.

Technology Installed by
Straight Up Solar
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
FOLLOW US ON:
 
 
 
 
Illinois Solar Energy Association  2017 All rights reserved
Disclaimer of Liability
In the event of inclement weather, the Tour may be cancelled in portions or its entirety. The Association will assume no liability from partial or complete cancellation of the event in the event of aforementioned conditions. The Association does not endorse specific renewable energy or energy efficiency products or systems presented during the National Solar Tour, and assumes no liability for performance or related issues of said components or systems. Anyone accessing sites on the roof, or by ladder, stairs, stepladder, stool, or other appurtenance does so solely at their own risk. Visitors assume full responsibility for their behavior or actions; the Association and related parties will not be held liable for any injury, fatality, damage or property loss that may occur.
27 Rose Ct, Glen Carbon
27 Rose Ct, Glen Carbon


Chris Krusa
I am committed to making a significant contribution to reduce carbon emissions. I love clean air. It is a great investment and I expect to be making enough power to help us enjoy our retirement even more.          

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panel

Go to Map
ST CLAIR COUNTY

126 National Terrace, Collinsville
126 National Terrace, Collinsville


Tim Schnicker
I wanted to produce my own energy and take advantage of current rebates and incentives plus take advantage of the longer term saving on my energy expenses.

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
33 Bronze Pointe, Swansea
33 Bronze Pointe, Swansea


OneSpace
In 2012, StraightUp Solar installed 40 solar panels on the Juggle.com office, located off Highway 159 in Bronze Pointe. Every year, the solar system will produce the same amount of electricity as burning 12,000 pounds of coal. “At Juggle.com, using solar energy aligns with our goals of being a socially-responsible workplace focused on team members. Plus, it helps us lower our electric bill.” says Ryan Noble.

Technology Installed:

- Solar Panel

Go to Map
4933 Benchmark Centre Dr, Swansea
4933 Benchmark Centre Dr, Swansea


Vision Care Associates
Adding solar power was not only an economic choice but was also an environmental choice. I installed a solar PV system for two main reasons: to stabilize my utility costs and to decrease my carbon footprint. I now own my office building and have replaced most lighting with LED lighting but utility costs still rise, so eliminating the cost of electricity will help my bottom line. 

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel
- Solar powered EV station

Go to Map
866 Old Enterprise Farms, St, Lebanon
866 Old Enterprise Farms, St, Lebanon


Richard Ellerbrake
Self-reliance as much as possible, using natural resources as much as possible -both are passions. Reducing expense is related to good stewardship and good stewardship makes it more possible to direct resources to good causes and helping others. This 120 acre Old Enterprise Farms was settled 45 years ago by three families with common ties, one more added shortly, and five generations have called it home. Our family in particular, has thrived on producing food and energy locally.

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel
- GeoThermal
- Solar Hot Water

Go to Map
816 ALEXANDER DR, O Fallon
816 ALEXANDER DR, O Fallon


Luke Rheaume
Looking to take the edge off of our Electric Bill and to do it with a Clean Power Source.

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
2212 Jack Nicklaus Dr, Belleville
2212 Jack Nicklaus Dr, Belleville


Mike Hornitschek
With our 9.5-kilowatt solar panel system, our family has paid for electricity only one month during the 3 years we've had the system. Our home is about 10 years old and is typical of suburban home construction. Our solar system also powers our electric car which drives about 12,000 miles per year at just 2 cents per mile!

Outside Viewing Only

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
7508 Triple Lakes Rd, East Carondelet
7508 Triple Lakes Rd, East Carondelet


Harr Family Farms / Wall Vern Products
The Wall-Vern Products, Harr Family Farms and Thermo Door family companies are proud to share the benefits of solar energy with our community. We want our customers to know that the energy used to run our operations is produced on-site using 160 KW of solar PV panels.

Technology Installed by Straight Up Solar:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
7258 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Freeburg
7258 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Freeburg


Wiskamp Farms
We did it to take advantage of the available rebates and eliminate our electric bill.  We have been paying only the service fee of about $17 every month since the system was installed!

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
BOND COUNTY

668 Buchmiller Rd, Greenville
668 Buchmiller Rd, Greenville


Denny L. Willman
I am a proponent of all forms of renewable energy. It is a great way to supplement my energy needs and lower the cost.

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
MONROE COUNTY

3250 Autumn Ridge, Columbia
3250 Autumn Ridge, Columbia


Larry and Danilee Sanders
The long-term financial savings is astronomical with all of the current incentives. Obviously, solar power is environmentally-friendly and renewable.

Technology Installed:
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
8527 High Meadows Drive, Columbia
8527 High Meadows Drive, Columbia


Wesley Braswell
When my wife and I first got together we spoke about putting solar panels on our house when we bought our first house. Going green and helping the environment is always on our mind. Showing our kids that renewable energy is the best way to go, in saving the planet.

Technology Installed by
Straight Up Solar
- Solar Panel

Go to Map
FOLLOW US ON:
 
 
 
 
Illinois Solar Energy Association  2017 All rights reserved
Disclaimer of Liability
In the event of inclement weather, the Tour may be cancelled in portions or its entirety. The Association will assume no liability from partial or complete cancellation of the event in the event of aforementioned conditions. The Association does not endorse specific renewable energy or energy efficiency products or systems presented during the National Solar Tour, and assumes no liability for performance or related issues of said components or systems. Anyone accessing sites on the roof, or by ladder, stairs, stepladder, stool, or other appurtenance does so solely at their own risk. Visitors assume full responsibility for their behavior or actions; the Association and related parties will not be held liable for any injury, fatality, damage or property loss that may occur.