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With Solar and a Home Battery in Sacramento, California, You’re the One in Control

Choose Sunrun and Boost Your Peace of Mind during Outages


Power outages that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1


Solar price drop in California over the last five years.2


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

The cost of rooftop solar panels and home batteries has plummeted,2,4 so it’s easy to see why more families choose to go solar. Teaming up with a Sacramento solar company like Sunrun will protect your home against outages, boost your control over electricity bills, and help lower your carbon footprint.

How to Go Solar in Sacramento

As the country’s leading residential solar and energy storage company in the country,5 we work so everyone can create and store their own clean power at home. Discover which of our solar plans, with or without battery storage, is the ideal fit for your budget and energy needs.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has a net energy metering (NEM) program that lets you can earn credits on your bill for the excess solar energy you produce and send to the grid.6 Net metering in Sacramento saves you money on your future electric bills.


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 the federal tax credit schedule from 2021 to 2024 chart. 26% federal tax credit in 2021 & 2022, steps down to 22% in 2023 and ends in 2024


  • Learn about the federal tax credit
  • Find your ideal system and battery
  • Get your cost to go solar today

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Our Made-to-Fit Solar Plans Start at $0 Down

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan along with a Brightbox battery storage system, you can rest easy knowing that we’re one of the best solar installers in California. We want you to be happy with your Sacramento solar panel installation for decades. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.


Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Sacramento for little to $0 down. Lock in low, 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 energy in Sacramento for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.

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System Purchase

Own a Sacramento 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.7

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Solar + Brightbox™

Add Brightbox, Sunrun's battery storage system, to your solar installation in Sacramento. This can help keep you powered during outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, at night, or when Time-of-Use (TOU) rates spike.8

Utility neglect and climate change have made California’s wildfire season and related outages more devastating.

To reduce the risks, SMUD has enhanced its wildfire prevention efforts to have a more resilient energy system.9

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 Sacramento energy backup service 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 Sacramento solar power 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 Sacramento.

California's Clean Energy Revolution Is at Full Speed


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 Sacramento solar power, you can support California’s ambitious clean energy goals. This will help build a more modern and resilient energy system that runs on renewable, local power. 

Ready to make the switch? To get started, 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.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Sacramento?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to build a brighter future for their families and the whole nation. To date, our customers’ solar power 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 can help us create a brighter 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.

Northern California


1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report

2. California solar price drop

3. Sacramento, CA annual sunny days

4. California battery storage systems price drop

5. Sunrun ranked as leading residential solar-plus-storage vendor

6. Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) net energy metering (NEM) program

7. California solar incentives

8. SMUD Time-of-Use (TOU) rate plans

9. SMUD Wildfire Safety Tips

10. California 100% Clean Energy Act (Senate Bill 100)

11. California Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act (Senate Bill 350)

12. Sunrun Impact Report 2020

*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.