Solar and Storage in El Cajon, California Can Help You Gain Energy Independence
Choose Sunrun and Get Protection during Power Outages and Rate Spikes
Power outages that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1
El Cajon’s residential electricity rates vs. cities in other states.2
Average number of sunny days per year in El Cajon, CA.3
Did you know that California is the best state for solar in the country?4 What’s more, the costs of rooftop solar panels and back-up storage systems are at an all-time low,4,5 so it’s no wonder why more California homeowners choose to go solar. If you team up with an El Cajon solar company like Sunrun, you can protect your home during outages, increase your control over electric bills, and lower your carbon footprint for decades.
How to Go Solar in El Cajon
As the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.,6 we work so you can experience more energy freedom and security. Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without a home battery in El Cajon, is the best match for your budget and energy needs.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has a net energy metering (NEM) program that could let you earn bill credits for the excess solar power you create and send to the grid.7 Net metering in El Cajon may help you offset your future electricity bills and worry less about your air conditioning costs.
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- Learn about the federal tax credit
- Find your ideal system and battery
- Get your cost to go solar today
Discover Which Solar Plan Is the Ideal Fit for Your Home
Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you decide to go with a solar lease or a purchase plan, along with an energy back-up system, our goal is to ensure that you’re completely satisfied with your El Cajon solar panel installation for decades. We’re one of the best solar installers in El Cajon that you can choose to go solar with. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.
Lease new Sunrun solar panels in El Cajon with as little as $0 down. Lock in predictable monthly payments and get our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.
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Prepay for up to 25 years of El Cajon solar energy for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.
Own a home solar system in El Cajon, and you could build home value. You might be eligible for California solar incentives, like the federal solar tax credit,* a property tax exclusion, and a solar rebate for a home battery system.8
Solar + Brightbox™
Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in El Cajon. This can help keep you powered during outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, at night, or when Time-of-Use (TOU) rates spike.9
Climate change has increased U.S. wildfires. California alone was impacted by 14 of the 20 biggest wildfires on record in the past 15 years.10
California wildfires, along with their related outages and Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), can leave millions of homes without electricity for hours or days at a time.
Brightbox can help you back up your entire home with a Tesla Powerwall, or you can back up just the rooms you need with an LG Chem solar battery.**
When the sun is out, Brightbox can store clean and affordable back-up power for later use.
Brightbox is the El Cajon battery storage solution that puts you in control. It can turn on during an outage and will work to recharge until the grid’s restored.
No fuel, no fumes, no noise, no hassle. Brightbox is a superior energy storage solution compared to loud and dirty generators.
You can monitor your El Cajon solar power production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.
All monthly plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your home solar energy system runs smoothly. This perk sets Brightbox apart from the average solar battery in El Cajon.
California’s Clean Energy Revolution Is at Full Speed
State electricity generation that will come from clean and renewable energy sources by 2045.11
California’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.12
When you create and store your own clean energy in El Cajon, you can reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a more modern and resilient energy system that runs on renewable electricity made in California. Ready to start your solar journey? Try out our Product Selector or request a free quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Together we can keep California clean and vibrant for generations to come.
Why Choose Sunrun in El Cajon?
Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to change the way they power their lives. To date, our customers’ solar arrays have generated billions of kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean, renewable energy and kept millions of tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from entering the atmosphere. This is equivalent to preventing billions of pounds of coal or millions of gallons of gasoline from burning.13
American families can help us create a better energy future for the whole nation, one home solar panel installation at a time. See what people say about their Sunrun residential solar panels and batteries.
1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report
2. El Cajon, CA electricity prices
3. El Cajon, CA annual sunny days
4. California solar state rank and solar price drop
5. California battery storage price drop
6. Sunrun ranked as leading residential solar-plus-storage vendor
7. San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) net energy metering (NEM) program
8. California solar incentives
9. SDG&E Time-of-Use (TOU) plans
10. How global warming has increased U.S. wildfires
11. California 100% Clean Energy Act (Senate Bill 100)
12. California Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act (Senate Bill 350)
*We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.
**One Tesla Powerwall stores 13.5 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of usable electricity, which can be used to back up the home for a day. An LG Chem solar battery holds 9.8 kWh, which can be used to back up essential parts of the home from 8 to 12 hours.