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Grow your savings and go solar in San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo is a land that indulges in the beauty of the California coast. A city where crowds are smaller, emotions are prominent, and the food is spectacularly fresh. And something tells us these factors had something to do with getting the title of “America’s happiest city,” but that’s just us.

Here, you can bike, hike and get your surfing hype on almost every day due to the mild weather; which comes with approximately 287 sun-packed days per year.1 A gargantuan amount of sunniness you can use to protect yourself from the 31% higher cost paid for electricity vs. other states2; when you go solar with Sunrun.

Climbing Bishop Peak can be hard. Going solar with us not at all.

Sweating is good when you’re working out, but not when you’re searching for solar options. Precisely why all of Sunrun’s solar plans can be customized to ensure the best fit possible with the budget and home needs of each of our customers.

Since 2007, thousands of Sunrun customers have made the choice to electrify their homes with clean, renewable energy; helping Americans save millions of dollars on their energy bills* and generated more than 2.4 billion kWh of clean energy.3 What can we say? We truly love solar, and we believe you’ll love it too.

Power outages? Nope. Happy devices? Yes.

Sunrun Brightbox™ is future of home energy storage, a smart battery that can power your devices for up to 10 hours during an outage. Plus, it uses Time of Use to make sure you continue saving as rates fluctuate during the day. Is it us, or is your gas powered generator starting to feel a bit jealous?

The Palm Theatre is the first solar-powered theater in the US. Your home can be solar-powered too — and for $0 down.

Movies + solar are a match made in heaven. Just like solar + no upfront payments are a fantastic match for your wallet. And with BrightSaveTM Monthly, you’ll start by saving 20% on your total electricity costs* while enjoying free maintenance and monitoring for 20 years. Sweet!

Or, if you choose BrightSaveTM Prepaid, this plan gives you 20 years of worry-free energy with your one-time upfront payment. You’ll also get bumper-to-bumper coverage for the life of the product; and yes, this union of maximum savings and peace of mind needs to be celebrated.

All systems are go with building equity

BrightBuy™ is the ideal plan for folks who like to own everything: From solar panels to savings to federal tax credits; while enjoying clean, reliable energy without having to worry about surprise hikes on their electric bill. Talk about pride of ownership, right?

On the other hand, with BrightAdvantage™ you all the benefits of solar – and the benefits that come with ownership are included for $0 down. Not too shabby.

Solar sticks to savings like gum on the walls of “Bubblegum Alley”

The accumulation of bubble gum can be a debatable topic, but the accumulation of savings is a different story. So if the average US homeowner is expected to pay $36,000 or more for electricity over the next 20 years, why don’t you take the solar leap now to offset these costs? Sunrun’s solar consultants are ready to help you get your free quote, shrink your bill and give a big pad to your wallet. Why? Well, because solar is friendly, just like us.

*Estimated savings based on a projected annual utility rate increase of 3.16% over the life of the system. Actual savings will vary. Savings depends on several factors, including product type, system production, geography, weather, shade, electricity usage, full utilization of the 30% solar Investment Tax Credit by the system owner, and utility rate structures and rate increases. Analysis based on customers who enrolled with Sunrun between October 15, 2014; and October 15, 2015.


Local Solar Office

775 Fiero Ln. Suite 200
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone No: 805-228-4239

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San Luis Obispo School

Universities & Colleges

Cal Poly’s motto is to "learn by doing." Its students are prepared to drive change in sustainability and be stewards of the environment for a better tomorrow.

San Luis Obispo Government

Municipal & Government

San Luis Obispo has declared June 20th "Net Zero Energy Day." What better day than the Summer Solstice to address climate change - a major issue for this city.

San Luis Obispo Parks


Solar panels will be installed on parking canopies at Sherwood and Centennial parks. The energy collected will also be used to power facilities, saving millions of dollars.

San Luis Obispo Things To Do

Things to Do

Wineries in San Luis Obispo are known for their whites and reds. And most SLO vineyards are also under green management and SIP certified - Sustainability in Practice.