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CASE STUDY: Solar Dual-Axis Solar Tracker System with Battery Energy Storage System Helps Southern Illinois Pork Producer Substantially Reduce Electricity Costs for Hog Farm and Boost Power Reliability

Southern Illinois hog farmer Jim Legg, owner of the Legg farm since 1986, was unhappy with his $1400 monthly electricity bill.  In addition, frequent electricity outages created considerable financial risk and disruption to his 24 hour a day, 7 day per week hog operation.  Recognizing electricity prices would only increase and reliability concerns persist, [...]

High Tech Manufacturer Starfire Industries Hires Tick Tock Energy to Deliver 962 kW Solar-Tracker to Power New Corporate Headquarters

Tick Tock Energy, a solar-installer headquartered in Effingham, IL, recently started work on a 962 kW one-axis solar tracking system for Starfire Industries in Champaign, IL.  When complete, the system will generate approximately 1,400,000 kWh per year, utilizing a single-axis tracker commercial solar panel system consisting of over 2,000 solar panels. Starfire Industries purchased [...]

Thinking of Going Solar? Let’s Talk Battery Backup Options & Energy Independence | Tick Tock Energy

A Hoyleton, IL customer looks over his battery backup system being installed by Tick Tock Energy. His gas-powered generator can be seen on the left. Plan To Make Solar Power AND Energy Security your New Year’s Resolution? Here’s What to Think About When Going Solar. Energy security, energy storage, and emergency power [...]

Solar Panel Recycling – What Happens When Solar Panels Are Damaged or Retired? | Tick Tock Energy

With the cost of solar installations decreasing year after year, it’s easier than ever to provide clean, self-generated, renewable energy for homes and businesses. However, most people interested in solar energy are concerned about the longevity and environmental impact of unusable solar panels. Our customers want to be sure they’re buying a high-quality [...]

Solar Surge Expected as SREC Incentive is Back! New Energy Bill signed by Illinois Governor

Solar Surge Expected as SREC Incentive is Back! New Energy Bill signed by Illinois Governor Solar is hot in Illinois! The highly popular and successful solar Renewable Energy Credit Incentive, or SREC program, will continue after a recent hiatus. On September 15, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed the Climate & Equitable Jobs Act, which [...]