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Experience Energy Freedom with Solar and a Home Battery in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunrun Can Help You Leave Outage and Electric Bill Worries in the Past

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Massachusetts residents hit by blackouts from 2008 to 2017.1


Boston’s residential electricity rates vs. the national average.2


Average number of sunny days per year in Boston, MA.3

Massachusetts ranks as one of the top ten states in the U.S. for solar.4 Thanks to the plummeting costs of rooftop solar panels and battery storage systems in Massachusetts,4,5 teaming up with a Boston solar company like Sunrun can be a cost-effective way to protect your home during power outages. If you go solar, it can give you more control over your utility bills and reduce your carbon emissions.

How to Go Solar in Boston

As the nation’s leading residential solar and storage company,6 we work so you can gain energy independence and security, simply and affordably. Find out which of our solar plans, with or without battery storage in Boston, is the best match for your needs.

Eversource has a net energy metering (NEM) program that could let you earn credits on your electricity bill for the excess solar power you create and send to the grid.7 Net metering in Boston may help you save money on your future home energy costs.


Solar, with incentives

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 make the switch

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Our Made-to-Fit Solar Plans Start at $0 Down

Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. With us, going solar in Boston is as straightforward as it gets. As one of the best solar installers in Boston, our goal is to ensure that you’re completely satisfied with your Boston solar panel installation for decades. When possible, we'll even take care of the paperwork for you.

Monthly Plan

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

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System Purchase

Own a Boston home solar system, and you could build home value. You may qualify for Massachusetts solar incentives, like the federal tax credit,* a state tax credit, and property and sales tax exemptions.8

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Solar + Brightbox™

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

From 2008 to 2017, Massachusetts endured 823 power outages.1

Severe storms and outages are hard to predict, but with Brightbox, you can be better prepared for any scenario at any time.

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 solar battery.**

When the sun is out, Brightbox can store clean and affordable back-up power for later use.

Brightbox is the Boston back-up storage solution that puts you in control. It can turn on during an outage and will work to recharge until the grid's restored.

Unlike generators, Brightbox doesn’t run on fossil fuels, which produce carbon monoxide (CO) that's dangerous for your health.9

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

Our monthly lease and prepaid lease plans include proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system works smoothly. This benefit sets Brightbox apart from other solar batteries in Boston.

Massachusetts Needs More Renewable Energy


State electricity generation that will come from renewable energy sources by 2030 and an additional 1% each year after.10


The Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) calls for a cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.11

We take pride in helping Boston families protect their homes during outages, take control over rising energy costs, and effectively reduce their carbon footprint. Ready to start your solar journey? Try out our Product Selector or request a free quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Together we can keep Massachusetts on the right track towards a cleaner energy future.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Boston?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to build a brighter future for their families and the country as a whole. To date, our customers’ solar power systems have generated billions of kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean 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.12

See what people say about joining the clean energy revolution.


1. Eaton Annual Blackout Tracker Report

2. Boston, MA electricity prices

3. Boston, MA annual sunny days

4. Massachusetts solar state rank and solar price drop

5. U.S. battery storage systems price drop

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

7. Eversource net energy metering (NEM) program / solar net metering

8. Massachusetts solar incentives

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

10. National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Massachusetts State Renewable Portfolio Standards and Goals

11. — Global Warming Solutions Act Background

12. 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.