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Experience the Benefits of Solar and a Home Battery in Santa Clara, California

Sunrun Lets You Power through Outages and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

4,297

Power outages that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1

-45%

California solar price drop over the last five years.2

261

Average number of sunny days per year in Santa Clara, CA.3

California’s power outages have caused many families to question their energy security. Fortunately, the costs of rooftop solar panels and home batteries is at an all-time low.2,4 It’s now more cost-effective than ever to team up with a Santa Clara solar company like Sunrun. A switch to solar can give you protection against unexpected blackouts and let you lower your carbon emissions for decades.

How to Go Solar in Santa Clara

As the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.,5 we work so you can create and store your own solar power at home. Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without back-up power, is the best fit for your budget and energy needs.

Silicon Valley Power (SVP) has a net energy metering (NEM) program that lets you earn credits on your bill for the excess solar energy you produce and send to the grid.6 Net metering in Santa Clara, California can help you save money on your future electric bills.

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Our Home Solar Plans Start at $0 Down

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or purchase plan along with a Brightbox battery storage system, you’ll benefit from your Santa Clara solar panel installation for decades to come. We’re one of the best solar installers in Santa Clara County that you can choose to go solar. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.

Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Santa Clara for little to $0 down. Lock in predictable monthly payments and get our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.

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Full Amount Lease

Prepay for up to 25 years of solar power in Santa Clara for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.

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System Purchase

Own a Santa Clara home solar system and you could build home value. You may be eligible for California solar incentives, like the federal solar tax credit,** a property tax exclusion, and a solar rebate for battery storage.7

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Solar + Brightbox™

Add Brightbox, Sunrun's battery storage system, to your solar installation in Santa Clara. This can help keep you powered during outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, at night, or during Time-of-Use (TOU) rate spikes.8

Climate change and utility neglect have made wildfires and related outages more common across California.

To protect communities and the grid, California electric companies are rolling out Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS).9

Brightbox can help you back up your entire home with a Tesla Powerwall, or you can back up just the rooms you need with an LG Chem solar battery.*

When the sun is out, Brightbox can store clean and affordable back-up power for later use.

Brightbox is the Santa Clara battery storage 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 Santa Clara 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 the average solar battery in Santa Clara.

California Spearheads America’s Clean Energy Revolution

100%

State electricity generation that will come from clean and renewable energy sources by 2045.10

80%

California’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.11

When you create and store your own clean energy in Santa Clara, you can reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient energy system that runs on solar power made in California. Ready to change the way you power your life? 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.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Santa Clara?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to experience more energy freedom. To date, our customers’ solar panel installations 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

See what people say about their Sunrun solar arrays and home batteries.

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SOURCES:

1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report

2. California solar state rank and solar price drop

3. Santa Clara annual sunny days

4. California battery storage price drop

5. Sunrun ranked as leading residential solar-plus-storage vendor

6. Silicon Valley Power net energy metering (NEM) program

7. California solar incentives

8. Silicon Valley Power Time-of-Use (TOU) rate plan 

9. Silicon Valley Power Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS)

10. California 100% Clean Energy Act (Senate Bill 100)

11. California Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act (Senate Bill 350)

12. Sunrun Impact Report 2020

*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. 

**We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.