California suffered almost 4,300 power outages in the past decade, impacting more than 22 million households.1 Thankfully, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) shows California is the top state for home solar in the country,2 and solar panel prices continue falling.3 So with 266 sunny days per year in Escondido,4 going solar is one of the most cost-effective ways you and your family can get the energy security you deserve.
By teaming up with Sunrun, you can produce and store your own Escondido solar energy to protect your home from outages, reduce your carbon emissions and control your electric bills. Residential electricity rates in Escondido are more than 33% higher compared to the national average.5
As the nation’s largest residential solar, storage and energy services company,6 Sunrun works to make your solar journey as straightforward as possible. Check out our solar plans to see which one is the best match for your energy needs.
In addition, as a residential solar consumer, you can earn credits for the excess electricity you send back to the grid, thanks to California’s net energy metering program.7 Meaning, you’ll have more control over your home energy.
Since 2007, Sunrun has helped hundreds of thousands of households create and store their own power to gain energy independence, get outage protection and reduce their carbon emissions.
In fact, Sunrun customers’ systems have prevented millions of tons of carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere, the equivalent of burning billions of pounds of coal or millions of gallons of gasoline.8See our customers' stories.
As the climate changes and the U.S. power grid ages, blackouts and related wildfires will become more frequent and last longer.9 Wildfires have caused terrible losses across California in recent years.
Sunrun believes energy security is a right, not a privilege, and works to ensure all families can have access to it. Brightbox is a clean and reliable home solar and battery solution that can run your devices and appliances during outages, at night or when electric rates are highest for approximately 8 to 12 hours.* You can stay in control even under California’s Time-of-Use rate spikes.
Brightbox puts power in your hands in the most affordable way possible, and it offers greater perks than the average home battery in Escondido. Brightbox includes 25-year maintenance and monitoring to help prolong your battery’s life.
BrightSave™ Monthly, our most popular solar plan, lets you lease new Sunrun solar panels for little to $0 down, and lock in low, predictable monthly solar payments for 25 years. It’s backed with professional monitoring, maintenance and insurance. This is the Sunrun Guarantee.
With our BrightSave™ Prepaid plan, you can enjoy the worry-free perks of a solar lease minus the monthly bills. Just make a simple, one-time upfront payment, and you’ll get lower electricity rates than what you pay your power company today. BrightSave Prepaid gives you the best value in solar, and it also comes with our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee for 100% peace of mind.
Interested in owning solar panels in Escondido? With Sunrun, you have the choice to pay for your home solar system upfront with BrightBuy™, or for a $0 down financing option with low, fixed monthly payments if you choose BrightAdvantage™. Both solar plans give you access to full solar benefits: Putting your name on the system and the solar power for life while giving your home a value boost.
As a new home solar system owner, you’re eligible for a federal solar tax credit. The 30% tax credit applies as long as the home solar system is installed by December 31, 2019. Starting in 2020, the value of the tax credit will step down to 26%, and then again to 22% in 2021. After 2021, the tax credit for residential solar ends.10** And, you can get a property tax exemption on the added home value from your system’s cost until the end of 2024.11
Escondido solar payback times are slightly over 4.5 years.12 So with solar panels designed to last 30 years or longer, we’re sure you’ll benefit in San Diego County for decades.
The Golden State is on track to be powered by 50% renewable energy by 2025, 60% by 2030 and 100% carbon-free electricity by 2045.13 California has also set the goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030, and 80% below 1990 levels by 2050.14
You can help California’s achieve these clean energy goals by switching to solar with an Escondido solar company like Sunrun. Find out if Sunrun is a good match for you by requesting a free, personalized solar quote.
*Hours reflect a full battery with a minimum 20% capacity held in reserve.
**We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the federal solar tax credit on your taxes.