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Energy Freedom’s at Hand with Solar and Storage in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Sunrun Gives You the Power to Worry Less about Outages and Energy Costs

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Massachusetts residents impacted by power outages from 2008 to 2017.1


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


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

Massachusetts is one of the top ten states in the U.S. for solar.4 What’s more, the costs of rooftop solar panels and battery storage systems have plummeted,4,5 so now’s a great time to team up with a Marlborough solar company like Sunrun to experience energy freedom. A switch to solar will protect your home from unexpected blackouts, increase your control over electricity bills, and reduce your carbon emissions for decades.

How to Go Solar in Marlborough

As the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.,6 we work so you can get the peace of mind you deserve. Discover which Sunrun solar plan, with or without battery storage in Marlborough, is the best match for your budget and energy needs.

Massachusetts Electric, a National Grid company, has a net energy metering (NEM) program that could let you earn credits on your bill for the excess electricity you create and send to the grid.7 Net metering in Marlborough may help you save money on your future electric bills.

Solar Plans Tailored to Your Needs

Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you go for a solar lease or a purchase plan along with a Brightbox battery storage system, rest easy knowing that we’re one of the best solar installers in Massachusetts that you can team up with. We want you to be happy with your Marlborough solar installation for decades to come. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.

Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Marlborough with as little as $0 down. Lock in low, 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 Marlborough 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 system in Marlborough, and you could build home value. You may qualify for Massachusetts solar incentives, like the federal tax credit,** a state tax credit, property and sales tax exemptions, as well as Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs).10,11,12

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Solar + Brightbox™

Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in Marlborough. This can help keep you powered through outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, or at night.

From 2008 to 2017, Massachusetts residents endured 823 power cuts.1

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

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 Marlborough home battery service that puts you in control. It can turn on during an outage and will work to recharge until the grid is 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 Marlborough solar power production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.

All monthly plans include proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system is working smoothly. This perk sets Brightbox apart from other solar batteries in Marlborough.

Personalized solar solutions

 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


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Help Massachusetts Go Carbon-Free


State electricity generation that will come from renewable energy sources by 2030 and an additional 1% each year after.14


The Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) calls for a cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.15

When you create and store your own clean energy in Marlborough, you can reduce your dependence on fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient energy system that runs on renewable power made in Massachusetts. Ready to change your energy future? 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 Marlborough?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to choose where their power comes from. To date, our customers’ solar installations 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.8

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


*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. 

**We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.

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1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report

2. Marlborough, MA electricity costs

3. Marlborough, MA annual sunny days

4. Massachusetts solar state rank and solar price drop

5. U.S. battery storage price drop

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

7. National Grid net energy metering (NEM) program

8. Sunrun Impact Report 2020

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

10. Massachusetts solar incentives

11. Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program

12. Massachusetts Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC) market price

13. Massachusetts renewable portfolio standard (RPS)

14. Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA)