Massachusetts is one of the top 10 states to go solar in the U.S., according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). And home solar installations in Massachusetts are already creating enough energy to power almost 430,000 homes.1
Also, the cost of solar in the country keeps dropping,2 so installing Massachusetts home solar panels and a battery is now more affordable than ever. By teaming up with a Massachusetts solar company like Sunrun today, you’ll get outage protection, reduce your carbon emissions and take control of your electric bills for decades. Electric rates in the Bay State are now more than 25% greater compared to the national average.3
As the nation’s largest residential solar, storage and energy services company,4 Sunrun works to ensure going solar is the right move for you and your family. Check out our home solar plans to see which one works best for your budget and unique energy needs.
|Solar Savings Types||Value of Savings|
|Federal Solar Tax Credit||26% federal solar tax credit is available for home solar systems installed by December 31, 2020|
|Residential Renewable Energy Income||25% tax credit (of total system cost) or up to $1,000|
|Massachusetts Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC)||Varies depending on market value|
|Learn More About Massachusetts Solar Incentives|
**Customer’s ability to monetize rebates, incentives and tax credits depends on several factors, including, without limitation, continued state subsidization of these policies, the applicable Sunrun product type, and whether a customer purchases or leases a solar system from Sunrun.
During the past 10 years, more than 4.3 million households in the Bay State have been affected by power outages.5 While severe storms and blackouts are hard to predict, now you can be prepared for any scenario at any time with a Massachusetts home battery solution like Brightbox.
Brightbox lets you produce and store clean, affordable and reliable solar energy every day, to continue your devices and appliances running during outages, or at night, for approximately 8 to 12 hours.*
Our Brightbox solar battery storage service is available for lease or purchase for little to $0 down, and it comes with 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance for 25 years to help prolong your battery’s life.
Lease brand-new Sunrun solar panels with BrightSave™ Monthly, our most popular solar plan, and enjoy low, predictable monthly rates for 25 years. Along with the added benefits of our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee, which includes professional monitoring, maintenance and insurance for the life of the rooftop solar system.
Prefer to forget about monthly solar bills? Just make a simple, one-time upfront payment with our BrightSave™ Prepaid plan, and you’ll lock yourself to electricity rates at a lower price than your electric company today. BrightSave Prepaid lets you put bills spikes, hidden fees and surprise hikes in the past; and it also backed by our Sunrun Guarantee for full peace of mind.
Interested in buying a home solar panel system in Massachusetts? With Sunrun, you have the choice to pay for your system upfront with BrightBuy™ or, for $0 down and low, fixed monthly payments with BrightAdvantage™.
With our BrightBuy and BrightAdvantage plans, you’ll own the system and the solar power for life while building home equity.6 Plus, as a Massachusetts home solar owner, you’re eligible for a federal solar tax credit,7** a 15% state income tax credit (up to $1,000),8 cash payments per kilowatt-hour generated by your system9 and a property tax exemption on the added home value from your system’s cost.10
In addition to Massachusetts solar tax credits, solar payback times in the Bay State are averaging just four years.11 With home solar installations designed to last 30 years or longer, we’re sure you’ll be a happy solar owner for decades.
Choosing to create and store your own Massachusetts solar energy with Sunrun won’t just put you in control of your home energy. This is a move that’ll drastically reduce your home’s carbon emissions, too. So you’ll be supporting the Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act’s (GWSA) goal of lowering the state’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels below 80% by 2050 (vs. 1990).12
At Sunrun, we take great pride in helping families gain energy independence and get outage protection. When you’re ready to talk about solar for your home, our team is here for you. Take the first step by requesting a free, personalized solar quote. Together, we can keep Massachusetts cleaner, safer and healthier for generations to come.
*Hours reflect a full battery with a minimum 20% capacity held in reserve.
**We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the federal solar tax credit on your taxes.