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Solar Panels and a Battery in Oakland, CA, Put You in Control of Your Home Energy

Team Up With Sunrun and Stop Stressing About Power Outages and Bill Spikes

California’s power outages impacted more than 22.2 million households during the past decade.1 In addition, Oakland’s residential electricity rates are 31% higher compared to cities in other states.2

On the bright side, there are 261 sunny days per year, on average, in Oakland.3 And since home solar panel prices continue falling,4 going solar with an Oakland solar company like Sunrun is now more affordable than ever. Home solar panels and a battery give you energy freedom, outage protection and reduce your carbon emissions.

How to Go Solar in Oakland

As the nation’s largest residential solar, storage and energy services company,5 Sunrun strives to make solar affordable for all families. Find out which of our home solar plans is the best match for your energy needs.

Also, with Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) net energy metering program, you can earn credits for the excess solar power you produce,6 giving you greater control over your electricity costs.

Why Sunrun?

For over a decade, hundreds of thousands of households have chosen Sunrun to gain energy independence and security while producing billions of kilowatt-hours of clean power. 

Sunrun customers are helping build a brighter future for the whole nation, one home solar system at a time.7Check out their stories.

Brightbox™: Clean, Reliable Backup Power When You Need It Most

Climate change and extreme weather events are making outages and related wildfires more common across the Golden State.8 To protect communities and the power grid, California electric companies like PG&E are conducting Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), which have left millions of households without electricity for days at a time.9

All families deserve cleaner, more affordable and reliable energy solutions. With Brightbox, Sunrun's home solar and battery storage service, now you can keep your devices and appliances running during blackouts or at night for approximately 8 to 12 hours.* Powered by the panels on your roof, Brightbox allows you to stay in control even under California’s Time-of-Use rate spikes.

Brightbox also comes with free professional maintenance and monitoring for 25 years to help prolong your battery’s life. This is a unique perk other Oakland solar batteries don’t offer.

Switch to Solar for as Little as $0 Down

With BrightSave™ Monthly, you can put new Sunrun solar panels on your roof for little to $0 down, and enjoy the same renewable energy as solar ownership. But for low, predictable monthly payments, as well as professional maintenance, monitoring and insurance for 25 years, thanks to our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.

Prefer the worry-free perks of a lease without monthly solar bills? BrightSave™ Prepaid has you covered. A simple, one-time upfront payment connects you to 25 years of clean energy for less than what you pay your electric company now. BrightSave Prepaid offers the best value to lease solar panels in Oakland. It includes our Sunrun Guarantee, too, so you can focus on more important things.

Prefer the worry-free perks of a lease without monthly solar bills? BrightSave™ Prepaid has you covered. A simple, one-time upfront payment connects you to 25 years of clean energy for less than what you pay your electric company now. BrightSave Prepaid offers the best value to lease solar panels in Oakland. It includes our Sunrun Guarantee, too, so you can focus on more important things.

Want More Solar Benefits? Consider Owning a System

With Sunrun, you can own a home solar system in Oakland by paying upfront with BrightBuy™ or, for $0 down and low, fixed monthly payments with BrightAdvantage™. Regardless if you choose to purchase or finance your system, you’ll own the solar power for life while boosting your home equity

As a new home solar system owner in the Bay Area, you’re eligible for Oakland solar tax credits, including a federal solar tax credit**, and a property tax exclusion until the end of 2024.10

In addition, solar payback times in Oakland average at less than 6.5 years.11 So with rooftop solar panels designed to last 30 years or longer, we’re sure you’ll benefit for decades.

The Golden State’s Commitment to 100% Clean Energy

California has set the ambitious goal of relying entirely on zero-emission energy sources by 2045.12 The Golden State is also working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030, and 80% below 1990 levels by 2050.13

Choosing to create and store your own solar energy in Oakland puts you on the right side of California’s future. Interested in learning more about our home solar products and services? Checking if Sunrun is a good match for you won’t cost you a thing. Our personalized solar quotes are always free.

Choose And Control Your Home Energy. See if you qualify for solar

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