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Solar and a Home Battery in Novato, California: More Peace of Mind

Take Control during Outages and Bill Spikes with Sunrun, Starting Today


Blackouts that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1 


Novato’s residential electricity rates vs. cities in other states.2


Average number of sunny days per year in Novato, CA.3

Did you know that California is the best state for solar in the country?4 The costs of rooftop solar panels and home batteries are at an all-time low,4,5 and California offers several cost-effective incentives that could help you go solar for less.6 If you make the switch with a Novato solar company like Sunrun, you can get protection during outages, boost your control over electricity bills, and reduce your home carbon emissions for decades.

How to Go Solar in Novato

As the nation’s leading residential solar and energy storage company,7 we work so you can experience the benefits of solar and back-up storage in the comfort of your own home. Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without battery storage in Novato, is the ideal match for your budget and energy needs.

If you get your power from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) or Marin Clean Energy (MCE), you may qualify to enroll in their net energy metering (NEM) programs. PG&E and MCE net metering programs could let you earn credits on your utility bill for the excess solar power you produce and send to the grid.8,9 Net metering in Novato, California could help you save money on your future electric bills.


Solar made better

Federal Tax Credit (ITC) schedule: 26% in 2022, 22% in 2023, and ends in 2024.


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  • Get your cost to go solar today

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Start Your Solar Journey for Little to $0 Down

Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan, along with a solar battery system, we’ll work hard so that you can benefit from your Novato solar panel installation for decades. We’re one of the best solar installers in California that you can team up with. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.


Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Novato for little to $0 down. Lock in predictable monthly payments and get our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.

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Full Amount Lease

Prepay for up to 25 years of solar power in Novato for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.

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System Purchase

Own a Novato 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

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Solar + Brightbox™

Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in Novato. This can help keep you powered during outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, at night, or during Time-of-Use (TOU) rate spikes.10,11

Climate change and utility neglect have made wildfires and related outages more common across California year after year.

Electric companies are rolling out Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) and Flex Alerts, which can leave millions of homes without electricity for hours or days at a time.12,13

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 Novato back-up 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 back-up energy solution compared to loud and dirty generators.

You can monitor your Novato 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 Novato.

California Spearheads America’s Clean Energy Revolution


State electricity generation that will come from clean and renewable energy sources by 2045.14 


California’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.15

When you create and store your own clean energy in Novato, 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? 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.

Sunrun solar installers mounting solar panels on a roof with drills

Why Choose Sunrun in Novato?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to choose where their power comes from. 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.16

American families can help us create a better energy future for the whole nation, one home solar panel installation at a time. These are their stories.

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