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Tick Tock Energy Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor for 5th Year in a Row

Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors List Includes Effingham-based Solar Firm Coming off one of the biggest years ever for U.S. solar installations, local installer Tick Tock Energy is proud to be named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World magazine. Tick Tock Energy achieved a rank of [...]

By | August 14th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy News|Comments Off on Tick Tock Energy Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor for 5th Year in a Row

Illinois Solar Contractor Tick Tock Energy Installs 12kW of Solar

Tick Tock Energy, Central Illinois’ leading solar contractor, wrapped up a 12kW (DC) solar installation on their new Effingham office in mid-June. The solar system consists of thirty-nine (39) Solar Tech Universal 310W solar panels, two SolarEdge 5kW inverters, and a newly developed racking system from Advanced Racking. Only recently put into production, [...]

By | July 29th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy News|Comments Off on Illinois Solar Contractor Tick Tock Energy Installs 12kW of Solar

Congressman John Shimkus Visits Tick Tock Energy to Discuss Solar, Energy Policy

US Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) visited Tick Tock Energy, Inc. Monday to learn more about the quickly growing solar industry in Illinois and discuss energy policy issues. Congressman Shimkus is the ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change and advocates for an “All of the Above” approach to the nation’s [...]

By | June 17th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy Blog|Comments Off on Congressman John Shimkus Visits Tick Tock Energy to Discuss Solar, Energy Policy

Tick Tock Energy Chosen as Installer for MREA East Central Illinois Solar Group Buy Program

  Tick Tock Energy was recently chosen as the solar contractor for the competitive Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) Solar Group Buy Program. This is an exciting development for Tick Tock and to further advance solar in the Lake Land College District. The MREA Group Buy Program is an effort to bring solar opportunities to [...]

By | May 16th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy Blog, Tick Tock Energy News|Comments Off on Tick Tock Energy Chosen as Installer for MREA East Central Illinois Solar Group Buy Program

The Declining Federal Solar Tax Credit and Top Things to Know for 2019

  Many solar homeowners and businesses have benefited from generous federal solar tax credits. But like all good things, these tax credits will end and start to phase-out after 2019 What Are Federal Solar Tax Credits? Since 2005, the federal government has allowed solar homeowners and businesses to claim a 30 percent tax credit against the cost of [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy Blog|Comments Off on The Declining Federal Solar Tax Credit and Top Things to Know for 2019

Top Solar and Lighting Contractor Celebrates 13 Years in Business

Tick Tock Energy is celebrating 13 years of business in Central Illinois this year. What started as a business venture by brothers Craig, Eric and Matt Pals, in 2006 has grown quickly and is now one of Central and Southern Illinois' leading energy solution contractors. With projects in over 8 states, Tick Tock Energy [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy Blog, Tick Tock Energy News|Comments Off on Top Solar and Lighting Contractor Celebrates 13 Years in Business

IPA Announces Allocation of Adjustable Block Program Discretionary Capacity

The Illinois Power Agency (IPA) has announced allocation of the remaining 25% discretionary capacity (approximately 166.5 MW) of the Illinois Adjustable Block Program (ABP). The majority of funds, 91.5 MW, will be allocated to Large DG within Group A. Large DG in Group B will receive funding for 33 MW, while Community Solar will receive [...]

By | April 4th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy News|Comments Off on IPA Announces Allocation of Adjustable Block Program Discretionary Capacity

Free Presentation about the Financial Benefits of Solar

The public is invited to a FREE event hosted by Tick Tock Energy to discuss the financial benefits of solar! Event will be held March 26 at the Jacobs residence, starting at 5:30 p.m. Located at 1532 1300th St. Lincoln, IL 62656 Join us and local solar homeowners to answer all your questions about solar energy [...]

By | March 19th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy News|Comments Off on Free Presentation about the Financial Benefits of Solar

Illinois Smart Inverter Rebates Could Benefit You

  Illinois businesses and solar communities interested in investing in solar power might be overlooking an incentive that could save them a lot of money. As Illinois makes a strong push to get more energy from renewable sources, the state has rolled out several incentives to move its energy portfolio towards solar and wind resources. These incentives [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy News|Comments Off on Illinois Smart Inverter Rebates Could Benefit You

Winter Weather and Solar Panels: The Good and the Bad

  Midwest winter weather can be hard on the roads, your car, and your body. However, is winter weather hard on your solar panels? Does the cold, snow, and ice affect your solar panels and their electricity production? The short answer is yes. The cold, snow, and ice do affect your solar panels. But [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Tick Tock Energy Blog|Comments Off on Winter Weather and Solar Panels: The Good and the Bad