Enjoy whole home backup with Sunrun’s premium solar storage service and take control over your energy.
Take Control with Sunrun’s Solar Storage Service
In times of uncertainty, we need peace of mind more than ever. Sunrun Brightbox™ is here to help you tap into Colorado’s immense solar potential with clean, renewable energy to power you and your family through the next blackout.
Now, you have the option to power your entire home through a blackout.** In the event of an outage, Powerwall provides complete, continuous power and recharges daily when the sun rises.
24/7 Monitoring and Maintenance
We do the work so you don’t have to. Our financing options come with 24/7 monitoring. If your solar panels or Powerwall aren’t working at their full capacity, we’ll send an expert over to fix it.
Control and Energy Independence
We make the power of solar accessible. Our flexible financing options offer low, predictable rates and a customized agreement to meet your family’s energy needs.
Severe Weather Events Continue to Rise
From longer droughts to hailstorms, severe weather in Colorado will continue to increase as long as global temperatures continue to rise.1,2 Straining an already aging grid, blackouts could become the new normal for Coloradans across the state. But with over 300 days of sun every year, Colorado’s immense solar potential could be the key to a brighter future for all.3 Sunrun Brightbox is here to help you claim your slice of Colorado sun.
A Cleaner Community for All
Brightbox can usher in a new era of clean, resilient power in Colorado. More reliable, affordable, and healthier for you and your family, all signs point to solar power.4
See why over a quarter of a million Americans across the country have gone solar with Sunrun. Get a free quote and connect with our experienced Solar Advisors who can help you every step of the way.
Just like solar panels, the number of Tesla Powerwalls you need will be determined by your unique energy needs and habits—but for some customers, one Powerwall may be sufficient. Your Solar Advisor will help you evaluate your energy usage to customize a solar system that sufficiently backs up your entire home. Request a free quote today.
The amount of available backup power depends on how much energy your household uses. If your Powerwall battery is fully charged, it can provide approximately one full day of backup for your entire home. When the sun comes back up, your battery will start to charge again.
At this time, Brightbox is only available to new Sunrun customers. We can’t install rooftop solar panels or Tesla Powerwall if you already have an existing solar installation or if it isn’t offered in your area.
Colorado has several incentives for going solar, including local rebates, sales tax and property tax exemptions, and net metering. Another major incentive is the federal solar investment tax credit, covering 26% of the final cost of the purchase of a solar system. Starting in 2023, the federal tax credit will step down to 22%. Your tax advisor can help you determine how these tax incentives will apply to your situation.
Through Sunrun’s Brightbox service, your Powerwall will automatically disconnect from the grid in the event of a power outage and restore power in your home in a matter of seconds. Your rooftop solar panels will continue to recharge your Powerwall until the grid is up and running again.
A Powerwall installation is a relatively simple process. One Powerwall itself is about the size of a water heater and easily mounted on a wall by our professional installers—usually inside your garage or outside of your home.
You can use a portable generator—however, Sunrun doesn’t offer backup generators. If you’re interested in installing a portable generator, you can contact a local electrician or renewable energy installation company. These experts can recommend a system that will be appropriate for your home.
Please note that Powerwall cannot be installed on homes that already have a standby generator.
Brightbox is a home solar battery service that offers clean, reliable and affordable power. Brightbox can be used for backup when the grid is down and gives you better control over your home energy use.
Our certified electricians will take care of installing and configuring your Powerwall for you. Batteries last anywhere between 10 and 15 years, and manufacturers typically offer a 10-year warranty.
Still, Brightbox is more than home batteries; it’s a holistic service that includes professional maintenance and monitoring during the life of your agreement. Customers who own their Powerwall get Sunrun service for 10 years, while customers with a monthly lease or full amount lease contract get free Powerwall maintenance and replacement for the lifetime of their contract.
You can monitor your Powerwall’s performance on your mySunrun app. Sunrun also manages the battery remotely using proprietary software to make sure it’s running as it should, and automatically updates your battery’s settings to save you as much money as possible.
Our monthly and full amount solar leasing options come with proactive monitoring and maintenance, on us. So if we notice that your Brightbox or solar panels aren’t working at their full capacity, we’ll send an expert over to fix it without you having to lift a finger.
Power Through Rising Energy Costs With a Solar Battery
Ready to join the clean energy revolution? Request a free quote today to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors with a safer, socially-distanced virtual consultation.