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Power outages that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1
San Diego residential electricity rates vs. cities in other states.2
Average number of sunny days per year in San Diego.3
California is the best state for solar energy in the country.4 With the cost of rooftop solar panel systems4 and solar batteries at an all-time low,5 teaming up with a San Diego solar company like Sunrun is more cost-effective than in the past. This move will protect your home from outages, boost your control over electric bills, and effectively reduce your carbon footprint.
As the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.,6 we work so everyone can create and store their own solar power at home. Find out which of our solar plans, with or without battery storage in San Diego, is the best fit for your budget and energy needs.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has a net energy metering (NEM) program that lets you earn credits on your bill for the excess electricity your solar array produces and sends to the electric grid.7 Net metering in San Diego helps you save money on your future energy bills.
Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages, and we’re one of the best solar installers in Southern California you can team up with. Whether you choose a solar lease or purchase plan along with a Brightbox battery storage system, we want you to be happy with your solar panel installation in San Diego for decades to come. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork.
Add Brightbox, Sunrun's battery storage system, to your solar installation in San Diego. This can help keep you powered during outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, at night, or through Time-of-Use (TOU) rate spikes.9
Climate change has increased U.S. wildfires. California alone was hit by 14 of the 20 biggest wildfires on record in the past 15 years.10
Wildfires and their related power outages can leave homes without electricity for hours or days at a time.
When the sun is out, Brightbox can store clean and affordable back-up power for later use.
Brightbox is the San Diego back-up power 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 energy storage solution compared to loud and dirty generators.
You can monitor your San Diego solar energy 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 works smoothly. This benefit sets Brightbox apart from other solar batteries in San Diego.
State electricity generation that will come from clean and renewable energy sources by 2045.12
California’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.13
When you create and store your own solar energy in San Diego, you'll reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient energy system that runs on local solar power. Whenever you’re ready, use our Product Selector to find the best solar plan for your home 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.
Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to gain more peace of mind. To date, our customers’ residential solar installations 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.8
"The thing that convinced me was that [Sunrun] had the leasing option which allowed us to get [solar panels] for a low up-front payment and have them right away!"
*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.