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Take Control of Your Energy Bill with Solar and a Home Battery in Oahu, Hawaii

Sunrun Lets You Create and Store Your Own Clean, Affordable Power at Home


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

The costs of rooftop solar panels4 and back-up storage systems have plummeted.5 Plus, with Oahu’s 271 sunny days per year,6 it can be incredibly cost-effective if you team up with an Oahu solar company like Sunrun. A switch to solar can boost your control over electricity bills and can reduce your home’s carbon emissions for decades. 

How to Go Solar in Oahu

As the nation’s leading residential solar and energy storage company,7 we work so you can worry less about your electric utility and focus on what really matters. We offer several home plans with battery storage in Oahu. Discover which one is the best match for your budget and energy needs.

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

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How Would You Like to Start Your Solar Journey?

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages. Regardless if you decide to get a solar lease or purchase plan, along with a Brightbox battery storage system, we’ll work hard so that you can benefit from your Oahu solar panel installation for decades. We’re one of the best solar installers in Hawaii, and whenever possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.

Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Oahu 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 solar power in Oahu 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 Oahu, and you could boost your home value. You may qualify for Hawaii solar incentives, like the federal tax credit 8* and a state tax credit.9 If you live in Oahu, you may also be eligible for a property tax exemption.10,11

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Solar + Brightbox™

With Brightbox, Sunrun's battery storage service, your solar installation in Oahu can help keep your devices and appliances running during cloudy days, rainy afternoons, or at night.

Hawaii's electric utility rates are the highest in the U.S.2

With an energy storage solution like Brightbox, 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 Oahu 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.12

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 Oahu. All monthly plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system runs smoothly. 

Help Us Bring More Clean Energy to Hawaii


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

Create and store your own Oahu solar energy and reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient energy system that runs on clean power made in Hawaii. Ready to power your home with clean, affordable, and reliable energy? Try out our Product Selector to find the ideal plan for your needs 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 Oahu?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to build a brighter future for their families and the whole nation. To date, our customers’ solar 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.15

See what people say about joining the clean energy revolution.


1. Hawaii electricity rates

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. Oahu annual days of sunshine

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. City and County of Honolulu solar property tax exemption

11. Honolulu solar property tax exemption claim form

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.