Blackouts that have hit California in the past decade.1
California’s residential electricity rates vs. the national average.2
California is the best state in the U.S. for solar.3
The Golden State gets plenty of sunshine year-round, and it’s no surprise that many California homeowners are choosing to go solar. With the cost of solar panels4 and home batteries rapidly decreasing,5 now is the best time to start creating your own solar power at home with a California solar company like Sunrun.
Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages, but regardless of the one you choose, we’re here to make home solar as streamlined as possible for you. We’ll even handle the paperwork whenever we can.
Lease rooftop solar panels in California by making one upfront payment for up to 25 years of your energy costs at a low rate with no monthly bills. It’s backed by our Sunrun Guarantee, too.
|Federal Solar Investment
|26% of the final cost
of the home solar system in 2020.
It drops to 22% in 2021
and ends in 2022.
|Solar Energy System
Property Tax Exclusion
|Property tax exclusion from
the home solar system.
|Rebate for installing
a home solar battery.
Varies by storage capacity.11
Solar Housing Program
|Eligible lower-income homeowners
who get their electricity from
PG&E, SCE and SDG&E
can receive $3,000
for every kilowatt (kW)
of solar power installed.12
|Local Utility Company Rebates
(San Francisco and Sacramento only)
|Cash incentives for installing
a home solar system.
Varies by utility.13
|Learn More About California Solar Incentives|
†Customer’s ability to monetize rebates, incentives, and tax credits depends on several factors, including, without limitation, continued state subsidization of these policies, the applicable Sunrun product type, and whether a customer purchases or leases a home solar system from Sunrun.
Electric companies are rolling out Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), which leave families without electricity for hours or days at a time.7
Brightbox can keep your devices and appliances running through blackouts for up to 12 hours.*
Electricity is significantly more expensive during times of high demand, such as weekday evenings.8
Brightbox powers your home when rates are highest, so you can control your electricity bills without changing your lifestyle.
Brightbox is more than a solar battery in California. It’s a comprehensive energy storage service that puts you in control.
Brightbox monthly plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system is working smoothly.
State electricity generation that will come from clean energy sources by 2045.14
California’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.15
As the nation’s leading residential solar, storage and energy services company,6 we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people protect their homes from outages, control their electric bills, and reduce their carbon footprint.
If you’re a Californian curious about gaining energy independence, we have a solar plan for almost any budget. Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without a home battery, works best for you and your family’s energy needs.
* Hours reflect a full battery with a minimum 20% capacity held in reserve.
**We recommend contacting a tax professional to most accurately determine the impact of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.