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Solar and a Home Battery in New Jersey Can Prepare You for the Unexpected

Team up with Sunrun to Get Outage Protection and Bill Control

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New Jersey residents hit by blackouts from 2008 to 2017.1


New Jersey’s residential electricity rates vs. the national average.2


New Jersey is one of the top ten states in the U.S. for solar.3

With the falling cost of rooftop solar panels and home batteries,3,4 along with an attractive mix of solar incentives,5 going solar with a New Jersey solar company like Sunrun is a cost-effective way to prepare for the future today. A switch to solar will protect your home during outages, boost your control over electric bills, and reduce your carbon footprint for decades

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Why Choose Sunrun in New Jersey?

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 during outages and rate spikes. Curious about gaining energy independence? Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without battery storage in New Jersey, is the best fit for your budget and energy needs.

Start Your Solar Journey for as Little as $0 Down

Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan along with a back-up power system in New Jersey, we’re here to ensure that you can benefit from your solar panel installation in New Jersey for decades. We’ll even handle the paperwork for you whenever possible.

Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey and you could build home value. You may qualify for New Jersey solar incentives, like the federal solar tax credit,7* Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs),8 as well as property and sales tax exemptions.9,10

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Solar + Brightbox™

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

A power outage can happen at any time. Some are short, but others can go on for hours or days at a time.

Outages can cause significant health and safety risks to millions of New Jerseyans.11

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 New Jersey battery 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.12

Brightbox is fueled by the sun, so you can forget about the hassle of buying expensive gas and diesel. 

All monthly plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system works smoothly. This benefit sets Brightbox apart from the average New Jersey solar battery.

New Jersey Solar Incentives, Rebates, and Tax Credits***



Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)*

The 26% federal tax credit is available for purchased home solar systems installed by December 31, 2022.7

Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)

Compensation per kilowatt-hour (kWh) produced by the system.8 (Varies by market value.)13

Solar Investment Property Tax Exemption

Property tax exemption on the added home value from the rooftop solar system.9

Solar Panel System Sales Tax Exemption

6.625% home solar system state sales tax exemption.10,14

Find out If You Qualify for New Jersey Solar Incentives

Help Us Change the Way New Jersey Is Powered


State electricity generation that will come from renewable energy sources by 2030.15


Cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 2006 levels by 2050.15

Going solar can help you be less dependent on fossil fuels. What's more, with the net energy metering (NEM) programs of Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Orange & Rockland Utilities (ORU), and Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), you could earn credits on your bill for the excess solar power you produce and send to the grid.16 Net metering in New Jersey may help you save money on your future electricity bills.

Ready to go solar with one of the best solar installers in New Jersey? Try out our Product Selector or request a free quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Together we can secure a brighter future for everyone in New Jersey.

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1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report

2. New Jersey electricity prices

3. New Jersey solar state rank and solar price drop

4. U.S. battery storage systems price drop

5. New Jersey solar cost-effectiveness

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

7. Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)

8. New Jersey Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC) program

9. New Jersey Property Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Systems

10. New Jersey Solar Energy Sales Tax Exemption

11. State of New Jersey Power Outage Preparedness Tips

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

13. New Jersey SREC market value

14. New Jersey state tax credit

15. New Jersey Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)

16. New Jersey net energy metering (NEM) program

*We recommend contacting a tax professional to most 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. 

***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 home solar system from Sunrun.