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Solar Panels & A Home Battery Is A Perfect Match in Bakersfield, CA

Beat Rising Bakersfield Electric Rates with Solar Panels Today

Bakersfield, California receives more than 270 sunny days per year;1 which is a massive amount of sunlight homeowners can put to their advantage by partnering with Bakersfield solar companies like Sunrun to reduce their electric bills — now almost 32% higher vs. other states2 — while also reducing their carbon footprint.

As the United State’s largest dedicated residential solar, storage and energy services provider, we make it our goal to hear you say, “Sunrun is the solar company near me with the best energy solutions to help me take control of my power bill.” No gimmicks or high-pressure sales tactics. We truly love solar and just want to make sure you get your share of the sunny benefits.

Hot Summers, Mild Winters, Cool Solar Plans

At Sunrun, we’ve got solar plans and products to fit almost any budget. And regardless if you decide to lease, prepay, finance or buy your Bakersfield solar panels, or battery storage energy system, rest easy knowing the solar plan you select will be customized to match your unique energy needs.

And, with California’s Net Metering (NEM) policy allowing homeowners to get bill credits for the excess energy their solar panel systems generate,3 you could see bigger solar savings each month.

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of Americans have chosen Sunrun to electrify their homes with clean, affordable, renewable energy. Helping them save hundreds of millions of dollars on their electric bills* while offsetting millions of metric tons of carbon dioxide.4 Who knew keeping the environment healthy paid so well?

Make the Most Out of CA Solar Incentives

On top of all the savings you’ll generate from your roof, California residents are eligible for some excellent solar benefits, such as cash rebates and net metering credits, along with federal tax credit and property tax exemption if you purchase a solar energy system.5 Add in low, stable energy rates for the next 25 years, and you’ll understand why going solar in the Golden State is a no-brainer.

A CA Solar Battery Storage Service That Powers You Through Outages & Helps You Beat TOU Rates

Brightbox is not just solar battery storage in Bakersfield. It’s a holistic service with a battery unit, charged by the panels of your roof, capable of keeping your devices and appliances running on solar power in the event of a power outage, or at nights. It also comes with professional maintenance and monitoring for 25 years; two actions which may prolong your battery’s life.

Besides, you’ll forget about California’s Time-of-Use (TOU) rates pressuring you to run your power-hungry appliances when grid demand is low in order to save money. Welcome to the future of stored energy.

Start Your Solar Bakersfield Journey for Little to $0 Down

With BrightSave® Monthly, you can lease a brand-new solar panel installation and receive the same dependable power as full ownership, but with the added benefits of professional maintenance, monitoring, and predictable rates for 25 years — BrightSave Monthly is a solar lease plan so affordable, we’re practically giving it away!

On the other hand, with BrightSave® Prepaid you can prepay Sunrun to maximize your savings and get full peace of mind. Just make a simple, one-time upfront payment, and you’ll lock yourself to 25 years of worry-free electricity at a lower rate than your utility today. In short, BrightSave Prepaid is solar made simple.

Owning a Solar System Gives You Even More Perks

Put your name on your solar installation with BrightBuy™ by paying for it upfront, or for $0 down and low, fixed monthly payments with BrightAdvantage™, and own your solar energy for life while building equity in your home and enjoying a 30% federal tax credit and the nation’s second-best solar property tax exemption.6

Plus, with solar payback times below 6 years in Bakersfield,7 and systems designed to last 30 years or longer, you bet some serious long-term savings and energy independence will be yours for the taking.

Be Your Own Power Company in Bakersfield

During the next 20 to 30 years, the average U.S. homeowner is expected to pay their utility more than $36,000 in electricity costs.8 But you can change this today because our solar advisors are ready to work on your free quote. If time is (quite literally) money with solar, why wait any longer?

Choose And Control Your Home Energy. See if you qualify for solar

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Universities & Colleges

From Bakersfield to San Diego, many universities offer classes in innovative solar technologies to guide students toward careers that help our planet survive.

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Municipal & Government

Bakersfield's city government includes environmental reports to support smart growth and green building. This includes solar energy panels across many development projects.

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Enjoy the sun and outdoors in all the parks Bakersfield has to offer.

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Things to Do

Bakersfield is #6 in the “Top Ten” list for the number of solar roofs per city in CA. Planning a visit? You’re bound to connect with the city’s support of renewable energies.

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