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Solar and a Home Battery in Honolulu, Hawaii Put the Power in Your Hands

Now's a Great Time to Create and Store Cleaner, More Affordable Energy with Sunrun


Honolulu electricity rates vs. the national average.1


Hawaiians pay the highest electricity prices vs. the national average.2


Hawaii solar energy is more than twice as cost-effective vs. other states.3

The costs of rooftop solar panels and energy backup systems have hit an all-time low in Hawaii.4,5 What's more, Honolulu basks in an average of 264 sunny days per year,6 so it could be an incredibly cost-effective move if you team up with a Honolulu solar company like Sunrun to gain energy independence. A switch to solar can help boost your control over electricity bills and reduce your home carbon emissions for decades.

How to Go Solar in Honolulu

Sunrun is the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.7 We work so you can worry less about your home energy and focus on what's more important to you. Check out which of our solar plans with battery storage in Honolulu is the ideal fit for your budget and energy needs.


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Take advantage of the increased federal tax credit by switching to solar!


  • Learn about the federal tax credit
  • Find your ideal system and battery
  • Get your cost to switch to solar

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We Have a Solar Plan for Almost Any Budget

Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Wheather you decide to get a solar lease or a purchase plan, along with a back-up energy system, we’ll work hard so that you can benefit from your Honolulu solar panel installation for decades. We’re one of the best solar installers in Hawaii. When possible, we’ll even handle the paperwork for you.

Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Honolulu with as little as $0 down. Lock in predictable monthly rates and stay covered with our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.

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Full Amount Lease

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

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System Purchase

Own a home solar system in Honolulu, and you could increase your home value. You may qualify for Hawaii solar incentives, like the federal solar tax credit,8* a state tax credit,9 and property tax exemption.10,11

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Solar + Brightbox™

With Brightbox, Sunrun's battery storage service, your solar installation in Honolulu can help 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 Honolulu, electricity is as local as you can get.

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 battery.**

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 Honolulu solar 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.12

You can monitor your Honolulu solar production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.

Brightbox is more than just a solar battery in Honolulu. All monthly plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system runs smoothly.

Day-and-Night Solar Savings with Sunrun Brightbox

Clean Energy Is Key to Hawaii's Future


Hawaii is the most fossil fuel-dependent state in the nation.13


State electricity generation that will come from clean, renewable energy sources by 2045, thanks to the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI).14

When you create and store your own clean energy in Honolulu, you can reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a more modern and resilient energy system that runs on renewable electricity made in Hawaii. Ready to take the next step? Try out 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.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Honolulu?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to experience more energy independence and security. To date, our customers’ solar panel arrays 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.15

American families can help us create a better energy future for the whole nation, one home solar installation at a time. See what people say about their Sunrun solar and storage systems.


1. Honolulu, HI electricity prices

2. U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) — Electricity prices by state

3. Hawaii solar cost-effectiveness

4. Hawaii solar price drop

5. U.S. battery storage price drop

6. Honolulu, HI annual sunny days

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

8. Federal Solar Incentive Tax Credit (ITC)

9. Hawaii renewable energy technologies income tax credit

10. City and County of Honolulu - Real Property Tax Exemption for Alternative Energy Improvements

11. Honolulu, HI Clain for Exemption Alternate Energy Improvements

12. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) generator safety fact sheet

13. EIA — Hawaii state energy profile

14. Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI)

15. Sunrun Impact Report 2020

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

**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.