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Your savings don’t have to be foggy with Bay Area solar panels

Home solar in the California Bay Area

It’s no great secret that the cost of living in the Bay Area is high, and only projected to creep higher. In fact, it’s currently estimated that life in the Bay Area costs 79% more than the national average.1 If you’re feeling a touch of sticker shock, we certainly empathize.

However, thanks to a booming California solar industry (a solar rush, in San Franciscan terms), relief is available. That’s because when you go solar with Sunrun, you can lock in long-term savings. In fact, more than 160,000 customers have already saved over $150 million by going solar with us.

How to go solar in San Francisco

Everyone’s situation is unique, and we get that. That’s why at Sunrun, we offer plans and technology so you can make the switch to solar panels on your terms. You won’t find any high pressure sales tactics or bait and switch gimmicks. We truly just want to help you get the savings and peace of mind you deserve.

Solar savings with the power of battery storage

With BrightboxTM – our premier solar energy storage solution – you get reliable backup power in the event of an outage, and control over your electric utility costs.

BrightboxTM stores solar energy that you don’t use during the day, and stores it for when you need it most. When utility rates start creeping up in the evenings, BrightboxTM kicks into action, using your own stored power instead. Best of all, if your neighborhood suddenly goes dark due to an emergency or outage, your BrightboxTM system is capable of keeping your light running and your phone charged.

Save 20% on your electric bill and get 100% peace of mind

BrightSave® Monthly is our most popular solar energy plan, and it’s easy to see why. We design a custom system to meet your needs, and take care of monitoring and maintenance for 20 years. In return, you lock in a low fixed rate for the power your panels produce, and just like that you’re saving 20% on your monthly energy bills.2

You can also take advantage of our BrightSave® Prepaid plan and make a one-time, upfront payment to lock in 20 years of electricity at today’s rates. And with our performance guarantee, if your panels don’t produce enough electricity to meet your needs, you’ll never be charged for any extra energy pulled from the grid. It’s the hassle-free way to lock in long-term savings.

Own your system and your savings

If you’d prefer to own solar panels outright, you’re in luck, because we’ve got options for you. With our BrightBuyTM plan, you purchase your system upfront, locking in ownership over any tax credits and incentives.

If you’d prefer to finance your panels, you can do so with our BrightAdvantageTM plan. There’s no upfront payment, and no hidden costs or provisions.

Whatever route you go, you’ll be building equity in your home and saving money on your electricity costs with a system designed to last 25-40 years. You’ll also have access to our Protection Plus service package, designed to provide you with 20 years of worry-free  monitoring and maintenance.

Sustainable savings, made easy

Over the next 20 years, the average US homeowner is expected to pay their utility over $36,000 in energy bills. Don’t be average. Contact Sunrun today for a free quote and find out how much you could save by going solar. Call 888-GO-SOLAR to get started.


2. Estimated savings based on a projected annual utility rate increase of 3.16% over the life of the system. Actual savings will vary. Savings depends on several factors, including product type, system production, geography, weather, shade, electricity usage, full utilization of the 30% solar Investment Tax Credit by the system owner, and utility rate structures and rate increases. Analysis based on customers who enrolled with Sunrun between October 15, 2014 and October 15, 2015.



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