Solar Panels and Battery Storage is a Sure Way to Save in San Jose

Say Goodbye to Expensive Electric Bills with Solar Panels + Battery Storage in San Jose, CA

San Jose is a fantastic place to reside in, yet it’s no secret this city is also one of the most expensive in our country. The electricity rates alone are over 30% greater vs. the national average.1 Fortunately, thanks to California’s booming solar industry, it has never been more affordable to install solar panels with San Jose solar companies such as Sunrun.

If you’re asking, “How to go solar in San Jose?” Well, as the nation’s largest dedicated residential solar, storage and energy services company, we’re here to help you harness the almost 260 sunny days San Jose receives each year,2 so you can begin your solar San Jose savings journey completely worry-free; while saving thousands of dollars on energy costs over the next 20-30 years.

We Offer Custom-Made Solar Plans for Almost Any Budget

Lease, prepay, purchase or finance your new San Jose solar panels — or solar battery storage system — and we’ll design a custom-made solution to match your home needs and budget to ensure you receive the most significant savings possible.

Besides, with California’s Net Energy Metering (NEM) policy, a program which allows you receive bill credits for the excess electricity you system produces,3 you could see greater savings each month.

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of Americans have chosen Sunrun to electrify their homes with clean, affordable, renewable energy. Helping them save hundreds of millions of dollars on energy costs*, and generate billions of kWh of clean energy.4 Yes, caring for the environment does payback!

Meet Sunrun Brightbox™, A Home Solar Battery Storage Service

Brightbox is a highly-technological, but simple concept: You keep the solar energy you generate and use it when you need it most. Our solar storage service includes a battery unit, powered by the panels on your roof, capable of running your home on solar for up to 10 hours** at nights or in the event of a power outage.

In addition, Brightbox optimizes your solar system usage even further due to California’s Time-of-Use (TOU) rates. Meaning, as your utility’s rates change during the day, you’ll continue saving money. Brightbox is not just solar battery storage in San Jose; it’s a holistic service that gives you more control of your residential power needs and the price you pay for it.

Start Saving with Sunrun for Little to $0 Down

BrightSave® Monthly is as simple as it gets. You skip the upfront costs of ownership and instead pay a low monthly rate for the energy the panels produce over your 20-year agreement. Our most popular plan lets you save big on your monthly electricity costs, while you enjoy our industry-leading service package and system performance guarantee.

If you’d rather skip monthly payments and pay your lease in full, then you’re looking at BrightSave® Prepaid. This plan comes with the worry-free benefits of a lease without the monthly payments. Just make a simple, one-time upfront payment, and you’ll lock yourself to 20 years of power at today’s prices. Not too shabby.

Take Full Ownership of Solar

Have your mind set on purchasing your system? BrightBuy™ and BrightAdvantage™ let you own it by making a simple, upfront payment or through a flexible loan with Sunrun. This way, the system, the savings, and the property boost will be yours. Plus, with solar panels designed to last 30 years or more, you’re looking at some serious long-term savings.

With solar ownership, you’ll also enjoy a 30% federal tax credit and the nation’s second-best property tax exemption.5 Energy independence is yours for the taking!

Find Out How Much You Could Save, Today

Your “Solar company near me” Google search will throw out many results. However, our solar advisers are eagerly awaiting to help you go solar. Start with a complimentary quote. This move might save you $36,000 or more on electricity costs over the next 20 years. Don’t let the sun set on your chance to save!

Local Solar Office

2300 Zanker Rd. Ste F
San Jose, Ca. 95131
Phone No: 408-310-4613

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University San Jose


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.

Government San Jose

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 come.

Parks San Jose


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.

Things to Do San Jose

Things to Do

Children will love learning and enhancing their knowledge at the Children's Discovery Museum. For a full family experience, check out the San Jose Musem of Art.