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Get Clean Energy, Day and Night With Solar Panels and a Home Battery in San Mateo, CA

Sunrun Protects You From Outages and Peak Rates

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Power outages that have hit California in the past decade.1

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San Mateo’s residential electricity rates vs. cities in other states.2

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Average number of sunny days per year in San Mateo.3

With the cost of solar panels4 and home batteries5 rapidly declining, it’s no surprise that many homeowners in San Mateo are choosing to go solar. It’s not just about getting peace of mind during outages and control over your electric bills; partnering with a San Mateo solar company like Sunrun also lets you reduce your carbon footprint.

As the leading residential solar, storage and energy services company in the country,6 we work to make solar accessible to everyone. Discover which of our home solar plans is the best match for your budget and energy needs, so you can start creating and storing your solar power in San Mateo.

With Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) net energy metering (NEM) program, you can earn credits for the excess solar power you create.7 Net metering credits give you better control over your home energy by offsetting your future electricity costs.


Why Sunrun?

For over a decade, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to build a cleaner, more affordable and reliable energy future for their families and the whole nation. To date, our customers’ home solar panel systems have generated billions of kilowatt-hours (kWh) of renewable energy.8

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Power Through Blackouts and Time-of-Use Rate Spikes

Utility neglect, wildfires, and related outages have impacted millions of Californians.

Electric companies are rolling out Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS),9 which leave families without electricity for hours or days at a time.

Brightbox can keep your devices and appliances running through blackouts for up to 12 hours.*

Time-of-Use (TOU) rates tie you to specific usage schedules if you want to cut down on your home energy costs.10

Electricity is significantly more expensive during times of high demand, like in the evening.10

Brightbox powers your home when rates are highest, so you can control your electricity bills without changing your lifestyle.

No fuel, no fumes, no noise, no hassle. Brightbox is a superior backup energy solution compared to loud and dirty generators.

Brightbox is more than a solar battery in San Mateo. It’s a comprehensive energy storage service that puts clean, safe and affordable power in your hands.

Brightbox monthly plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system runs smoothly.

We Have a Solar Plan for Almost Any Budget

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages, but regardless of the one you choose, we’re here to ensure you can go solar as simply and affordably as possible. We want you to be happy with your home solar installation for decades. If possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork.

Monthly Lease

Lease new Sunrun solar panels for as little as $0 down. Lock in low, predictable monthly payments, and get our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.

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Full Amount Lease

Lease your San Mateo solar panels by making one upfront payment for up to 25 years of energy costs at a low rate. It’s also backed by our Sunrun Guarantee.

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System Purchase

Own a home solar system in San Mateo County and boost your home equity. You’ll qualify for a federal tax credit** and a property tax exclusion.11

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Choose And Control Your Home Energy. See if you qualify for solar

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California’s Clean Energy Goals


State electricity generation that will come from zero-carbon energy sources by 2045.12


California’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.13

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