Put Clean Power in Your Hands with Solar and Storage in Lafayette, California
With Sunrun, There's Less Room for Stress during Outages and Rate Spikes
Power outages that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1
Lafayette’s residential electricity rates vs. the national average.2
Average number of sunny days per year in Lafayette, CA.3
Did you know that you live in an ideal place to go solar?4 The costs of rooftop solar panels and energy backup systems have plummeted in the U.S.4,5 In addition to this, California offers great solar incentives.6 It could be cost-effective if you team up with a Lafayette solar company like Sunrun today. This move can give you protection during outages, more control over electricity bills, and lower home carbon emissions for decades.
How to Go Solar in Lafayette
Sunrun is the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the nation.7 We work so you can worry less about your home energy and focus more on what’s important to you. Find out which of our solar plans, with or without a home battery in Lafayette, is the best fit for your budget and energy needs.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has a net energy metering (NEM) program that could let you earn credits on your utility bill for the excess solar power you produce and send to the grid.8 Net metering in Lafayette, California could help you save money on your future electricity bills.
Solar made better
- Learn about the federal tax credit
- Find your ideal system and battery
- Get your cost to go solar today
Discover Our Made-to-Fit Home Solar Plans
Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you decide to go with a solar lease or a purchase plan, along with a backup storage system, our goal is to ensure that you’re completely satisfied with your Lafayette solar panel installation for decades to come. As one of the best solar installers in California, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you when possible.
Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Lafayette for little to $0 down. Lock in predictable monthly payments and get our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.
Full Amount Lease
Prepay for up to 25 years of solar power in Lafayette for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.
Own a Lafayette home solar system, and you could build home value. You may be eligible for California solar incentives, like the federal solar tax credit,* a property tax exclusion, and a solar rebate for battery storage.6
Solar + Brightbox™
Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in Lafayette. 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 and utility neglect have made wildfires and related outages more common across California year after year.
To protect communities and the grid, electric companies are rolling out Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). 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 backup power for later use.
Brightbox is the Lafayette 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 backup energy solution compared to loud and dirty generators.
You can monitor your Lafayette solar energy production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.
Our monthly lease and prepaid plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your home solar energy system runs smoothly. This benefit sets Brightbox apart from the average solar battery in Lafayette.
California Is on Track for 100% Clean Energy
State electricity generation that will come from clean and renewable energy sources by 2045.10
California’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.11
When you create and store your own clean energy in Lafayette, you can also 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 change the way you power your life? Use 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 Lafayette?
Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to join the solar revolution. 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.12
American families 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 solar and storage systems.
1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report
2. Lafayette, CA electricity prices
3. Lafayette, CA annual sunny days
4. California solar state rank and solar price drop
5. California battery storage price drop
6. California state solar incentives
7. Sunrun ranked as leading residential solar-plus-storage vendor
8. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) net energy metering (NEM) program
9. PG&E Time-of-Use (TOU) rate plan
10. California 100% Clean Energy Act (Senate Bill 100)
11. 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.