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Get More Peace of Mind with Solar and Battery Storage in Demarest, New Jersey

Sunrun Can Protect Your Home during Outages and Rising Energy Costs

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New Jersey residents hit by blackouts from 2008 to 2017.1


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


Average number of sunny days per year in Demarest, NJ.3

Did you know that New Jersey is one of the top ten states in the U.S. for solar?2 The costs of rooftop solar panels and back-up power systems have plummeted in New Jersey,4,5 so now could be a great time to team up with a Demarest solar company like Sunrun to gain energy independence. A switch to solar will give you protection during unexpected outages, more control over electricity bills, and lower home carbon emissions for decades.

How to Go Solar in Demarest

Sunrun is the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.6 We work so you can change the way you power your life. Discover which of our solar plans, with or without a home battery in Demarest, is the best match for your budget and energy needs.

Orange and Rockland Utilities (ORU) has a net energy metering (NEM) program in New Jersey that could let you earn credits on your bill for the excess solar power you create and send to the grid.7 Net metering in Demarest, NJ may help you save money on future electric bills.


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We Have a Solar Plan for Almost Any Budget

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan along with an energy storage system, we want you to be happy with your solar panel installation in Demarest for decades. As one of the best solar installers in New Jersey, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you whenever possible.

Monthly Plan

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

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System Purchase

Own a Demarest home solar system and you could build home value. You may qualify for New Jersey solar incentives, like the federal solar tax credit,*8 Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs), as well as a sales tax and a property tax exemption.9

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Solar + Brightbox™

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

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

Blackouts can cause significant health and safety risks to millions of New Jerseyans.10

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 Demarest back-up energy 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.11

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

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

Help New Jersey Boost Its Clean Energy Production


State electricity generation that will come from renewable energy sources by 2030.12


Cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 2006 levels by 2050.12

When you create and store your own clean energy in Demarest, you can reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerouss fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient energy system that runs on renewable electricity made in New Jersey. Ready to take control of your home energy? Use 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, starting today.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Demarest?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to join the clean energy revolution. To date, our customers’ solar panel projects 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 better energy future for the whole nation, one home solar panel installation at a time. 

See what people say about their Sunrun solar panel and battery systems.


1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report

2. Demarest, NJ electricity prices

3. Demarest, NJ sunny days per year

4. New Jersey 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. Consolidated Edison (Con Edison) / Orange and Rockland Utilities (ORU) / Orange & Rockland net energy metering (NEM) program in New Jersey

8. Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)

9. New Jersey solar incentives and tax credits

10. State of New Jersey power outage preparedness tips

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

12. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

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.