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Control Your Electricity Costs with Solar and Battery Storage in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Sunrun Can Help You Lock-in Predictable Energy Bills for Decades


Kailua-Kona 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

Kailua-Kona basks in an annual average of 173 sunny days.4 What’s more, the costs of rooftop solar panels5 and back-up power have plummeted,6 so if you team up with a Kailua-Kona solar company like Sunrun, it can be extremely cost-effective. A switch to solar will boost your control over electric bills and lower your home’s carbon emissions for decades to come. 

How to Go Solar in Kailua-Kona

As the country’s leading residential solar and energy storage company,7 we work so you and your family can gain energy freedom from your electric utility. Discover which Sunrun solar plan with a home battery is the best match for your budget and energy needs.

Choose the Best Solar Plan for Your Needs

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages. Whether you decide to lease or own your Kailua-Kona solar panel system, along with a Brightbox battery storage system, we’re here to ensure that you can benefit from your Kailua-Kona solar installation for decades. Sunrun is one of the best solar installers in Hawaii you can team up with. We’ll even take care of the paperwork for you whenever we can.

Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Kailua-Kona 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 Kailua-Kona solar power for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.

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System Purchase

Own a Kailua-Kona home solar power system, and you could boost your home value. You may be eligible for solar incentives, like a federal tax credit8* and a state tax credit.9

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Solar + Brightbox™

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

Brightbox with a Tesla Powerwall can help you back up your entire home, 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 can turn on at night. This is the Kailua-Kona battery 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.10

You can monitor your Kailua-Kona solar energy production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.

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

Solar made better

 the federal tax credit schedule from 2021 to 2024 chart. 26% federal tax credit in 2021 & 2022, steps down to 22% in 2023 and ends in 2024


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

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Let’s Cut Hawaii’s Dependence on Toxic and Expensive Fossil Fuels


Hawaii is the most fossil fuel dependent state in the nation.11


State electricity generation that will come from clean energy sources by 2045, thanks to the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI).12

When you create and store your own clean energy in Kailua-Kona, you’ll reduce your home’s carbon footprint and help build a more resilient system that runs on solar power made right in Hawaii. Ready to join the clean energy revolution? 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.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Kailua-Kona?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to choose where their power comes from. 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.13

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


1. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii electricity prices

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

3. Hawaii solar cost-effectiveness

4. Kailua-Kona annual sunny days

5. Hawaii solar price drop

6. U.S. battery storage price drop

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

8. Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)

9. Hawaii Renewable Energy Technologies Income Tax Credit (RETITC)

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

11. U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) — Hawaii state energy profile

12. Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI)

13. 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.