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APS Residential Battery Pilot

Update: Enrollment for this program is now closed.



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Pilot Overview

Sunrun has partnered with Arizona Public Service (APS) to bring the Residential Battery Pilot to Sunrun customers. With a Sunrun Brightbox home battery, you'll have clean solar energy during the day and clean backup power during an outage. By joining the pilot, you'll receive an upfront incentive of up to $3,750, and you'll help APS learn more about battery technology by sharing your system's performance data with APS for three years. *Sunrun cannot add a battery to existing home solar systems at this time. 

Sign up below to see if you qualify!

With home solar and storage you’ll be able to:

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  • Generate 100% clean solar energy right on your roof.
  • Use that energy to power your home during the day.
  • Store energy in your battery for use at night or during outages.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Residential Battery Pilot has two pilot options. 

Option 1 - Data Only. Customers who choose the Data Only option agree to share their battery system operational data with APS over the course of 3 years. Sunrun customers can earn up to $2,500 in upfront incentives.

Option 2 - Data and Battery Management. Customers who choose the Data and Battery Management option agree to share their battery system operational data with APS, and share up to 80% of the battery’s energy for up to 100 events per year, for the 3 year pilot term. Sunrun customers can earn up to $3,750 in upfront incentives.

The pilot is limited to Arizona residents served by the utility company APS. Customers are eligible to participate in the pilot when they sign up to become new solar and battery customers. Participants must be on a time-of-use (TOU) service plan or a grandfathered service plan with a solar rate rider. *Sunrun is unable to add a battery to existing home solar systems. 

By participating in the pilot, Sunrun customers will receive all of the benefits of a home battery but with an additional incentive. New Sunrun battery customers can receive up to $3,750 in upfront incentives from APS. Once your system is operational, you’ll receive a check in the mail directly from APS within 8-10 weeks. *Sunrun is unable to add a battery to existing home solar systems. 

Your participation in the pilot will start once your system is installed, receives permission to operate (PTO) from APS, and starts sharing data for the pilot. Your participation will continue for 3 years (36 months).

You can join the pilot as long as there is funding available. This pilot has a limited budget, so sign up now to secure your incentive!

When you sign up for a solar and battery system with Sunrun, we’ll take care of all application requirements on your behalf. The Sunrun team will secure your signature on the necessary forms, and submit your application to reserve your incentive.

Yes. Sunrun will ensure that your home battery will always reserve at least 20% of its charge for you to use in the event of a power outage.

Sunrun is the leading residential solar installer in the nation. Our unique solar lease product helps customers save money, while helping the planet. To learn more, reach out to Sunrun by filling out the form above.

You can view the complete pilot FAQ on the APS website here or the pilot Terms and Conditions here.