Solar and a Home Battery in San Jose, California Can Put You in Control
It’s Time to Leave Outage and Electric Bill Worries Behind
Power outages that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1
San Jose’s residential electricity rates vs. the national average.2
Average number of sunny days per year in San Jose, CA.3
The cost of solar panels in California have fallen 43% over the last five years.4 As battery storage prices have also plummeted,5 now could be a great time to make the switch with a San Jose solar company like Sunrun. If you go solar, you can get protection during outages, more control over your energy bills, and lower home carbon emissions for decades.
How to Go Solar in San Jose
As the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the country,6 we work to make solar power accessible for homeowners like you. Discover which Sunrun solar plan, with or without battery storage in San Jose, is the best fit for your budget and energy needs.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has a net energy metering (NEM) program that could let you earn credits on your utility bill for the excess solar energy you produce and send to the grid.7 Net metering in San Jose, California may help you save money on your future home energy costs.
Solar with incentives
- Learn about the federal tax credit
- Find your ideal system and battery
- Get your cost to switch to solar
Lease or Own a New System for Little to $0 Down
Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan along with solar battery storage, our goal is to ensure that you're completely satisfied with your San Jose solar installation for decades. As one of the best solar installers in the Bay Area that you can team up with, we’ll even handle the paperwork for you whenever possible.
Solar + Brightbox™
Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in San Jose. This can help keep you powered during outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, at night, or when Time-of-Use (TOU) rates spike.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.
When the sun is out, Brightbox can store clean and affordable back-up power for later use.
Brightbox is the San Jose back-up energy 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 San Jose 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 runs smoothly. This perk sets Brightbox apart from other solar batteries in San Jose.
Join California's Clean Energy Revolution
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
Create and store your own clean energy in San Jose and you can reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a more modern and more resilient energy system that runs on clean, affordable power made locally. Ready to get protection during outages and more control over electricity bills? 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 San Jose?
Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to gain more energy independence and security. 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.12
American families can help us create a better energy future for the whole nation, one home solar panel installation at a time. See what people say about their Sunrun solar panel and battery systems.
San Jose, CA Spotlight Group
In 2017, SJSU founded a solar power design team. The team plays an important role in the design of a state of the art solar power system for the Spartan Superway.SJSU Solar Design Team
Municipal & Government
About a fifth of electricity used in San José comes from renewable sources. They plan on increasing their renewable energy portfolio in the years to comeSan Jose Going Solar
Enjoy one of the 200+ parks San Jose offers. The Municipal Rose Garden is a must visit. Almost everyday something will be in full bloom.Municipal Rose GardenSan Jose Parks Foundation
*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.