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Solar and Energy Storage in Waipahu, Hawaii Can Put You in Control

Team up with Sunrun and Power Your Home with Clean Energy, Day and Night


Waipahu electricity rates vs. the national average.1


Hawaiians pay the highest electricity prices in the country.2


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

The costs of rooftop solar panels4 and back-up power systems in Hawaii have plummeted.5 What’s more, Waipahu sees an average of 276 sunny days per year,6 so it can be incredibly cost-effective if you choose a Waipahu solar company like Sunrun to gain energy independence. This move can help boost your control over rising electricity bills and reduce your carbon footprint for decades.

How to Go Solar in Waipahu

Sunrun is the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.7 We work so you can keep your lights on and your food fresh—more affordably and reliably. Find out which of our solar plans with a battery storage system is the best fit for your budget and energy needs.

How Would You Like to Start Your Solar Journey?

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan, along with a Brightbox battery storage system, we’re here to ensure you benefit from your Waipahu solar installation for decades. We’re one of the best solar installers in Hawaii that you can team up with. If possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.


Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Waipahu 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 Waipahu solar energy for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.

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System Purchase

Own a home solar power system in Waipahu, and you could build home value. You may be eligible for excellent Hawaii solar incentives, like the 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 Waipahu 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 Waipahu battery storage system like Brightbox, 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 Waipahu solar battery 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 Waipahu solar power production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.

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

Solar tailored to your needs

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  • Find your ideal system size and battery
  • Get your energy usage and solar cost
  • Learn about incentives in your area

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You Deserve a More Affordable and Resilient Energy System


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 Waipahu, you can also reduce your dependence on fossil fuels. This will help build a more modern and resilient energy system that runs on renewable and affordable power made in Hawaii. Ready to put expensive electric bills behind? 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.

Why Choose Sunrun in Waipahu?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to change the way they power their lives. To date, our customers’ solar panel systems 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 can help us create a more resilient energy future for the whole nation, one home solar installation at a time. These are their stories.


1. Waipahu 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. Waipahu annual sunny days

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. 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.