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41 Most Innovative Illinois Based Solar Companies & Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Illinois based Solar companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Solar industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Illinois Solar Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Greenlight Planet

Greenlight Planet

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Greenlight sells, installs and finances solar home systems for the 1.8 billion off-grid and under-electrified consumers in Africa and Asia.

Eligo Energy

Eligo Energy

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Eligo Energy helps provide consumers and businesses with low cost energy solutions.

Eligo Energy

Coskata

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Coskata is a biology-based renewable energy company producing ethanol from a variety of input materials.

Eligo Energy

REDWAVE ENERGY

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RedWave Energy is developing unique technology to generate renewable energy from the previously untapped infrared (IR) and near IR spectrum.

Eligo Energy

Brite Energy Solar Holdings

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Brite Energy Solar Holdings provides residential and commercial solar services.

Eligo Energy

Trajectory Energy Partners

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Trajectory Energy Partners brings together communities, organizations, and landowners to develop clean energy projects.

Eligo Energy

Inventus Power

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Inventus Power, formerly ICCNexergy + Palladium Energy, is a single source provider of customized power systems.

Eligo Energy

SunSource

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SunSource Energy owns, develops, engineer, procures, constructs and operates solar energy projects globally.

Eligo Energy

Solar Simplified

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Solar Simplified is transforming the energy space by enabling easy access to affordable solar energy to everyone in the USA

Eligo Energy

LuminAID

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LuminAID seeks to make safe light and energy accessible for all.

Eligo Energy

SoCore Energy

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SoCore Energy is involved in solar portfolio development and commercial rooftop installations.

Eligo Energy

Sunfox Capital

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Sunfox Capital provides is a renewable energy company that offers environmental-protection and energy-conservation solutions.

Eligo Energy

Elevate

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Elevate is a non-profit organization that operates with a mission to provide affordable heat, power and water resources to the communities.

Eligo Energy

Lincoln Clean Energy

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LCE is a developer, owner, and operator of clean power projects with a focus on wind and solar power.

Eligo Energy

Microlink Devices

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Founded in 2000, MicroLink is well equipped to conduct its business.

Eligo Energy

Veriown Global

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Veriown is bringing internet-connected solar energy to the remotest parts of the planet to electrify the 1.2 billion people around the world

Eligo Energy

LaMarche

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LaMarche manufactures electrical equipment such as battery chargers, solar, inverters, converters, surge suppressors and engines.

Eligo Energy

Conectiv

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Conectiv Energy is the competitive wholesale energy business of Pepco Holdings, Inc.

Eligo Energy

Solar Power International

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The Solar Power International Convention is North America’s largest and the most important solar business-to-business event.

Eligo Energy

Neptun Light

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NEPTUN is a well-diversified manufacturer of ENERGY CONSERVATION lighting products such as LED and Induction.

Eligo Energy

HELUKABEL USA

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HELUKABEL USA is an electronic manufacturing company providing wind cable, solar cable, network technology cables.

Eligo Energy

Logics CRM

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Logics CRM is an IT company specialized in developing cloud-based software products for the solar and finance industries.

Eligo Energy

Wcp Solar Services, LLC

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WCP Solar designs and install Photovoltaic and thermal systems for residential, commercial, and all other sectors.

Eligo Energy

Solar Sale USA

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Solar Sale USA provides solar panels, lighting and solar water heaters with installation services for commercial and residential sectors.

Eligo Energy

Solar Power Midwest

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At Solar Power Midwest, we provide complete installation and maintenance of solar panel systems.

Eligo Energy

GRNE Solar

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GRNE Solar is a residential and commercial solar system installer firm across the Midwest.

Eligo Energy

Illinois Window Shade Company

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Illinois Window Shade Company is an architecturally designed frim, they help their clients to manage solar light and heat.

Eligo Energy

Clean Power Design

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Clean Power Design offers planning and contract development solutions for commercial, residential, and municipal renewable energy projects.

Eligo Energy

New Generation Power

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New Generation Power is an independent renewable-based power generation company focused on acquiring,owning and operating power projects.

Eligo Energy

Madison Street Energy LLC

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Renewable Energy Lease Buyouts & Monetization

Eligo Energy

Liion

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Liion offers innovative stored energy solutions into applications for the data center, UPS, telecom, cable and solar enterprise markets.

Eligo Energy

Off Grid Technologies

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Off Grid Technologies is a company that provides energy audits and off the grid energy solutions such as Solar, Wind, and LED.

Eligo Energy

Bright Life Renewable Energy

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Bright Life Renewable Energy provides renewable energy solutions to businesses and homes.

Eligo Energy

African Energy

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African Energy is a wholesale distributor of high quality solar electric, pumping and power backup equipment.

Eligo Energy

Turbine Inlet Cooling Association

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Turbine Inlet Cooling Association provides a cost-effective, energy-efficient,environmentally beneficial and a non profit organization.

Eligo Energy

WindSoleil Solar and Wind Energy Services

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Wind is Everywhere! Utilize the power of wind to create energy that you can use.

Eligo Energy

Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative

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Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative is a non-profit organization that provides solar, electrical distribution systems and utility services.

Eligo Energy

Tribute Resources

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An energy and natural resource company.

Eligo Energy

E-Wisdom

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E-Wisdom provides data about electricity, natural gas, solar power, and other energy sources.

Eligo Energy

Engler

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Engler focuses on offering cooling and heating services that include repair, maintenance and installation for AC, furnaces, boilers & HVAC.

Eligo Energy

SmartSpark Energy Systems

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SmartSpark is a developer and provider of energy middleware.

Written by Mark Smith

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