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Hawaii electricity rates vs. the national average.1
Hawaiians pay the highest electricity prices in the country.2
Hawaii solar energy is more than twice as cost-effective vs. other states.3
Thanks to the plummeting costs of rooftop solar panels and back-up power systems,4,5 along with an annual average of 240 sunny days,6 it can be incredibly cost-effective to team up with a Big Island solar company like Sunrun. A switch to solar can help boost your control over electric bills and reduce your home’s carbon emissions for decades to come.
As the country’s leading residential solar and energy storage company,7 Sunrun works so you can experience the benefits of solar power, simply and affordably. Discover which of our home solar plans, with or without a home battery in Big Island, is the ideal fit for your budget and energy needs.
Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you decide to get a solar lease or a purchase plan, with or without a back-up storage system, our goal is to ensure that you’re completely satisfied with your Big Island solar panel installation. Sunrun is one of the best solar installers in Hawaii that you can team up with. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.
Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in Big Island. This can help you keep your devices and appliances running during cloudy days, rainy afternoons, or at night.
Hawaii's electric utility prices are the highest in the U.S.2
With a Brightbox home battery in Big Island, electricity is as local as you can get.
When the sun is out, Brightbox can store clean and affordable back-up power for later use.
Brightbox can turn on at night. This is the Keaau energy storage solution that puts you in control of your energy usage.
Unlike generators, Brightbox doesn’t run on fossil fuels, which produce carbon monoxide (CO) that's dangerous for your health.9
You can monitor your Hawaii solar production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.
Brightbox is more than just a solar battery in Big Island. All monthly plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system runs smoothly.
Hawaii is the most fossil-fuel dependent state in the nation.10
State electricity generation that will come from clean energy sources by 2045, thanks to the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI).11
Create and store your own clean energy in Big Island and reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient energy system that runs on renwable electricity made locally. Ready to make rising energy costs a thing of the past? Use our Product Selector or request a free quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Together we can ensure Hawaii continues to shine as a natural wonder.
Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to experience more energy independence and security. 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
American families help us create a more resilient energy future for the whole nation, one home solar installation at a time. These are their stories.
Hawaii: One of the 1st states to tap into sun power. The University of Hawaii on the Big Island supports clean energy by offering classes in global warming and climate changeUniversity of Hawaii at HiloUniversity of Hawaii
The Hawaii Green Business Program is a free state program that recognizes businesses that strive to operate in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.Official Website of the Aloha StateHawaii Green Business Program
The Big Island supports sustainable industries using sunshine, seawater and ingenuity. Do you believe in sun power? Visit HI Ocean Science & Technology Park while you're there.Adventures in Hawaii
*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.