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With over 280 sunny days per year,1 its Mediterranean climate, and a picturesque coastline, Santa Barbara has well-deservedly earned the nickname of “The American Riviera.” But aside from indulging in your city’s wonderful sun-soaked culture, did you know that all this sunshine can also be harnessed to lower your electric bills for good?
According to recent data, residential electricity rates in Santa Barbara are almost 35% higher vs. other states.2 Precisely why partnering with Santa Barbara solar companies like Sunrun, today, is one of the smartest moves you can make to prepare for your energy future.
As the nation’s largest dedicated residential solar, storage and energy services provider, rest easy knowing that at Sunrun, we’ll tailor the ideal solar plan for your unique budget and energy needs to ensure you save big.
And, with California’s Net Energy Metering (NEM) policy allowing homeowners to get credits for the excess electricity their panels produce,3 you could see even greater solar 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 their electric bills* while surpassing 1 gigawatt (GW) of deployed systems.4 Yes, keeping the environment healthy does pay off!
Brightbox is not just solar battery storage in Santa Barbara. It’s a holistic service with a battery unit, charged by the panels on your roof, which offers you better control of your energy use and the price you pay for it. It comes with professional maintenance and monitoring, as well; two actions that may prolong your battery unit’s life.
With Brightbox, your home devices and appliances will continue running in the event of an outage, or at night. Besides, you’ll forget about California’s Time-of-Use (TOU) rates pressuring you to use your power-hungry appliances when grid demand is low and still save money. Welcome to the future of stored energy.
Lease your Santa Barbara solar panels for little to $0 down with BrightSave® Monthly, and enjoy the same dependable power as full ownership. With the added benefits of a professionally managed and maintained system, along with predictable electricity rates for the next two decades. A plan so affordable, we’re practically giving it away.
Prefer the worry-free benefits of a lease without paying monthly solar bills? Here’s BrightSave® Prepaid. With this plan, you’ll maximize your savings by making a simple, one-time upfront payment, and forget about rising electricity costs, hidden fees and surprise hikes on your utility bill, too. In a nutshell, BrightSave Prepaid is solar made simple.
According to studies, it’s almost certain you’ll cash in the biggest savings over time if you purchase your system;5 and with our BrightBuy™ and BrightAdvantage™ plans, you can pay for it upfront or for $0 and low, fixed monthly payments.
Regardless of the plan you choose, you’ll be eligible for full ownership benefits: putting your name on the system, the savings, and the power, while giving your home a value boost. As a solar owner, you’ll also receive a 30% federal tax credit and the nation’s second-best solar property tax exemption.6
Plus, with solar payback times at roughly 6.5 years in Santa Barbara6, and systems designed to last 30 years or more, you bet some serious long-term savings will be yours for the taking.
During the next 20 to 30 years, the average U.S. homeowner is expected to pay their utility $36,000 or more on their electric bills.7 But you can change that. Our solar advisors are ready to guide you every step of the way. Start by requesting your free, personalized quote, today!