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Solar and Battery Storage in Santa Rosa, California: Your Path to Energy Independence

Protect Your Home during Power Outages and Rate Spikes with Sunrun

4,297

Blackouts that hit California from 2008 to 2017.1

+31%

Santa Rosa’s residential electricity rates vs. cities in other states.2

256

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

California is the best state to go solar in the U.S.4 As the costs of rooftop solar panels and home battery systems continue to plummet,4,5 it can be incredibly cost-effective to team up with a Santa Rosa solar company like Sunrun to gain energy independence. A switch to solar will give you outage protection, more control over electricity bills, and lower home carbon emissions for decades.

How to Go Solar in Santa Rosa

As the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.,6 we work so you can get the peace of mind you deserve during outages and bill spikes. Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without a home battery in Santa Rosa, is the best match for your budget and energy needs.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) 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.7 Net metering in Santa Rosa, California can help you save money on your future electric bills.

 

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Solar Plans that Fit Your Unique Energy Needs

Each  Sunrun solar plan  offers unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan along with a  Brightbox energy storage system, we’ll work hard so that you can benefit from your Santa Rosa solar panel installation for decades. As one of the best solar installers in Sonoma County, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you whenever possible.

Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Santa Rosa for little to $0 down. Lock in low, 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 energy in Santa Rosa for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.

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System Purchase

Own a Santa Rosa 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.10

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Solar + Brightbox™

Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in Santa Rosa. This can help keep you powered through outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, at night, or during  Time-of-Use (TOU) rate spikes.9

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

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

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 Rosa battery storage solution that puts you in control. It can turn on during an outage and will work to recharge until the grid is restored.

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

You can monitor your Santa Rosa solar power 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 other solar batteries in Santa Rosa.

Have You Heard about California’s Clean Energy Goals?

100%

State electricity generation that will come from clean and renewable energy sources by 2045.11

80%

California’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.12

When you create and store your own clean energy in Santa Rosa, you’ll reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient enregy system that runs on solar power made in California. Ready to take the first step towards a brighter energy future? 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 Rosa?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to join the clean energy revolution. To date, our customers’ solar panel systems 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.8

American families help us create a more resilient energy future for the whole nation, one home solar panel installation at a time.

See what people say about their Sunrun solar panel and battery systems.

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Sources:

1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report

2. Santa Rosa, CA electricity prices

3. Santa Rosa, CA annual sunny days

4. California solar state rank and solar price drop

5. California battery storage price drop

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

7. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) net energy metering (NEM) program

8. Sunrun Impact Report 2020

9. PG&E Time-of-Use (TOU) rate plan

10. California solar incentives

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

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

*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.