Solar and a Home Battery in Placer County, California: More Energy Freedom
Sunrun Can Change the Way You Face Outages and Rate Spikes
Power outages that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1
Placer County’s residential electricity rates vs. cities in other states.2
Average number of sunny days per year in Placer County, CA.3
California’s planned and unexpected outages have caused many families to question their energy security, but thankfully, California is the top state to go solar in the U.S.4 What’s more, the costs of rooftop solar panels and battery storage systems continue to plummet,4,5 so it’ll be more cost-effective than ever if you choose to team up with a Placer County solar company like Sunrun. This move will protect your home from blackouts, increase your control over electric bills, and lower your carbon footprint for decades to come.
How to Go Solar in Placer County
Sunrun is the country’s leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.6 We work so you can experience the numerous benefits of solar, including the peace of mind you deserve. Discover which of our solar plans, with or without battery storage in Placer County, is the ideal match for your budget and energy needs.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has a net energy metering (NEM) program that lets you earn credits on your utility bill for the excess solar energy you produce and send to the grid.7 Net metering in Placer County, California may help you save money on your future electricity bills.
Solar, with incentives
- Learn about the federal tax credit
- Find your ideal system and battery
- Get your cost to make the switch
How Would You Like to Join the Clean Energy Revolution?
Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you choose 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 Placer County solar panel installation. We’re one of the best solar installers in Placer County that you can team up with. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.
Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Placer County 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 energy in Placer County for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.
Own a Placer County 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.8
Solar + Brightbox™
Add Brightbox, Sunrun's battery storage service, to your solar installation in Placer County. This can help keep you powered through outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, at night, or during Time-of-Use (TOU) rate spikes.9
Climate change and utility neglect have made wildfires and related outages more common across California.
Electric companies are rolling out Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), which 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 Placer County battery storage solution that puts you in control. It can turn on during an outage and will work to recharge until the grid is 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 Placer County 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 Placer County.
Be Part of California’s Clean Energy Transformation
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 Placer County, you can reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient energy system that runs on solar power made in California. Ready to take the first step? 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 Placer County?
Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to gain energy independence from their electric utilities. To date, our customers’ solar panel systems 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. These are their stories.
1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report
2. Auburn, CA electricity prices
3. Placer County, 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. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) net energy metering (NEM) program
8. California solar incentives
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)
*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.
**We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.