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Federal and State Incentives for Going Solar

Sunrun’s Essential Guide to Solar Panel Incentives in 2018

Learn about solar incentives and how they work.

Solar energy in the U.S. is growing at an unprecedented rate, and with more than 53 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity installed to date, our nation now generates enough power to electrify over 10 million homes. A number expected to double by 2023, so in the next five years, approximately 15 GW of solar PV capacity will be installed annually in the U.S.1

Why Going Solar is Like Setting Up A Savings Account

Rack Up More Funds with The Sun

Saving money is a good habit. Numerous people agree that saving is one of the most important steps to building wealth because it can give you the freedom to live life how your heart desires.

When you were a kid, you probably started your savings journey with a piggy bank or a savings jar. Which then led you to open a savings account to be better prepared for life’s unexpected events.

3 Energy Efficiency Rebates to Take Advantage of Today

Every day, we all try to be more energy efficient. Some days we try a little and make sure that the lights are not left on when we leave a room. Other times, we try a lot and replace every door and window in the house to help lessen the burdensome heating and cooling bill. Wouldn’t it be nice to be rewarded more for your efforts? Well, there are many federal and state energy efficiency rebates that will provide deep savings you for your efforts.

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Solar Provider

Shopping for a rooftop solar may at first feel overwhelming. After all, there’s a lot to take into consideration, including cost, setup, maintenance and more. This doesn’t even begin to touch on the technical details like system performance, equipment warranties, etc.

Like we said, it can be a lot to process.

Luckily for you, there are a lot of resources available to help with the decision-making process; and it just so happens you’ve stumbled across one of the best. Without further ado, here are six critical questions to address when choosing a solar provider.

Save With Solar and Smart Home Energy Management

That whole “getting smart” concept is what Sunrun has been working on within the residential solar sector for a decade.

Experimenting with innovative energy options makes sense, because the utility company model isn’t always the most cost effective and reliable source of energy. What do you do when you need electricity for your home, but you’re disconnected from the standard power source or your utility has an outage? Or it's peak usage time and you know it's time to save on energy? Enter Sunrun's Brilliant HomeTM. A new way to power your home, intelligently. 

What is the Cost to Install Solar Panels?

Did you know a new solar installation was completed every 84 seconds in 2016?

It’s no wonder, considering solar prices dropped 29% – in every area of the market – from 2015 to 2016. Even more striking is the 67% price drop since 2011.2 Those are cool stats, but you might be wondering how all that translates to the cost of installing rooftop solar panels for your home.

4 Solar Energy Facts That Will Encourage You to Go Solar

Ever get that overwhelming feeling of dread before opening up your electric bill? Yeah, we know the feeling. If you’re considering going solar and joining over 160,000+ happy customers, you’d probably like to know some of the facts.  To help you get a better idea on what to expect, we have highlighted a few solar energy tidbits that will make you want to jump in head first!

Buying Solar Panels in Wisconsin Made Easy

America’s Dairyland has some of the highest electrical rates in the midwest. Luckily, there is a solution to your overpriced electric bill. The nation's leading residential solar company has made its way into The Badger State. From southern counties such as Sheboygan, to up north Kenosha and Rock in the southern area, Sunrun will be laying roots in Wisconsin.

Massachusetts Solar Delivers Savings All Year Long

From its quaint towns to the bustling streets of Boston, Massachusetts is a place with plenty of fascinating history and regional charm. A land of independence, the Bay State has played an important role in shaping our nation’s identity since the Pilgrims founded Plymouth Colony in 1620. Then, in 1773, the Boston Tea Party occurred, an event that reminds us that Massachusetts is the home of revolutionary thinking.