Power outages and bill spikes are impacting tens of millions of California households. In fact, the Golden State experienced more than 4,200 blackouts in the past 10 years,1 and residential electricity rates in California are almost 30% higher compared to the national average.2
The good news is, Ventura gets an average of 272 sunny days per year,3 and home solar panel prices continue to fall.4 So choosing to create and store your own Ventura solar energy with a solar company like Sunrun is now more affordable than ever. It’s a move that lets you take control of your home energy, get outage protection and reduce your carbon emissions.
As the largest residential solar, storage and energy services company in the country,5 Sunrun strives to make solar accessible to everyone. Check out our solar plans to see which one works best to start creating your own clean, renewable energy at home.
Also, thanks to Southern California Edison’s (SCE) net energy metering program, you can earn credits for the excess electricity you produce and export to the power grid,6 giving you better control of your electric bills.
Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of households have chosen Sunrun to gain energy independence and security, while producing billions of kilowatt-hours of clean energy.7 Sunrun customers’ systems are helping build a better energy future for the whole nation. See our customers' stories.
|Solar Savings Types||Value of Savings|
|Federal Solar Tax Credit||26% of the final cost of the solar system|
|Other Programs||Variable (Net metering)|
|Local utility solar rebates||$0.20 to $1.25 per watt|
**Customer’s ability to monetize rebates, incentives and tax credits depends on several factors, including, without limitation, continued state subsidization of these policies, the applicable Sunrun product type, and whether a customer purchases or leases a solar system from Sunrun.
California wildfires have been devastating. Unfortunately, climate change and extreme weather events are going to make power outages and related wildfires even more common, according to the Fourth National Climate Assessment.8
In addition, California electric companies are conducting Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) to reduce power grid impacts, increasing the probability of rolling blackouts.9
Sunrun Brightbox home solar and battery service is an affordable and reliable energy solution that provides backup power you can count on, day and night. Charged by the panels on your roof, Brightbox keeps your devices and appliances running on solar during outages, at night or when electric rates go up, for approximately 8 to 12 hours.* Meaning, you can stay in control even under California’s Time-of-Use rate spikes.
Brightbox is more than just a solar battery in Ventura. It’s backed by professional maintenance and monitoring for 25 years to help prolong your battery’s life.
Lease new Sunrun solar panels for as little as $0 down with our BrightSave™ Monthly plan, and get the same clean, renewable energy as solar ownership. But with the added benefits of low, predictable monthly payments, and free maintenance, monitoring and insurance for 25 years. Learn more about our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.
With BrightSave™ Prepaid, you can enjoy the worry-free perks of a solar lease without monthly bills. A simple, one-time upfront payment connects you to 25 years of power at a lower price than what you pay your electric company now. BrightSave Prepaid offers the best value in solar, and it also comes with our Sunrun Guarantee for your peace of mind.
Interested in owning your solar panels in Ventura? With Sunrun, you can pay for your panels upfront with BrightBuy™ or, for $0 down and low, fixed monthly payments with BrightAdvantage™. Both solar plans let you own the rooftop solar panels and solar power for life while building home equity.
As a new home solar system owner, you’re eligible for Ventura solar tax credits, such as a federal solar tax credit,10** along with a property tax exclusion from your system until the end of 2024.11
Ventura’s average solar payback time is at around six years,12 and since solar panels are designed to last 30 years or longer, you’ll benefit for decades.
California has set the goal of relying on 100% zero-emission electricity by 2045.13 The Golden State is also aiming to reduce carbon emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030, and 80% below 1990 levels by 2050.14
By going solar with a Ventura solar company like Sunrun, you can support California’s ambitious clean energy goals. If you want to discuss our available home solar and battery services, our team is here for you. Request a free, personalized solar quote to find out if Sunrun is a good match for your home.
Students at Ventura College and the Colleges of Law study the interactions between humans and our planet, and the effect we have on the world’s climate.Colleges of LawVentura College
Ventura, CA supports solar and going green. Check out Solarize Ventura - a public program led by the Community Environmental Council in partnership with the city.City of Ventura
Visit the Patagonia offices, located in Ventura, Ca. This company installed a solar system over its carports in the parking lot to reduce its overall electricity demand.Parks Reservations & Use Policy
Alternative energy has been planted on the parking structures at the Government Center in Ventura, Ca. These solar panels will supply shade and 10% of the electricity needed.Things to Do in Ventura
*Hours reflect a full battery with a minimum 20% capacity held in reserve.
**We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the federal solar tax credit on your federal taxes.