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With solar panel costs rapidly declining across the country,1 there hasn’t been a better time to go solar. This is especially in New Jersey, where blackouts are on the rise. In fact, New jersey experienced more than 900 power outages during the last 10 years, impacting almost 6 million residents.2
Plus, with electric rates in Princeton now more than 25% higher compared to cities in other states,3 choosing to go solar with a Princeton solar company like Sunrun is one of the smartest and more cost-effective ways you can prepare for the future. By going solar, you’ll stay in control of your electric bills, reduce your carbon emissions and protect your home from outages for decades to come.
Princeton residents like you are eligible for great solar incentives. The benefits include New Jersey's Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SREC) program, which lets you sell each excess 1,000 kilowatt-hours you generate for cash during the first 10 years of your system’s life.4
As the nation’s largest residential solar, storage and energy services company,7 Sunrun offers you the choice to lease or purchase brand new solar panels with or without a home battery, with full peace of mind. Regardless of the solar plan you select to create your own energy in Princeton, you’ll get our industry-leading 25-year guarantee.
For over a decade, Sunrun has helped hundreds of thousands of Americans take control of their home energy and get real outage protection while preventing 2.7 million metric tons of carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere. That’s the equivalent of removing 3 billion pounds of burning coal or more than 300 gallons of burning gasoline.8
Outages can happen at any time and are unavoidable. But with Brightbox, you can now get real protection against blackouts and power shut-offs by your electric company with affordable, clean energy that regenerates daily.
With a home battery, you can forget about the fumes, noise, and hassle of using dirty diesel- and gas-powered generators. Brightbox allows you to keep powering your devices and appliances with solar during a stormy day, or at night, approximately 8 to 12 hours.*
Brightbox is available for lease or purchase for as little as $0 down. And since Brightbox includes professional maintenance and monitoring for 25 years to help prolong your battery’s life cycle, it’s easy to see why this safe and reliable Princeton solar battery solution is here to put the power in your hands.
Lease a new home solar panel system for little to $0 down with our BrightSave™ Monthly plan, and enjoy the same dependable solar energy as full ownership. But this plan has the added benefits of professional maintenance, monitoring and predictable electric rates for the next 25 years. BrightSave Monthly offers so much value; it’s far too bright to ignore.
Or, with our BrightSave™ Prepaid plan, you can get the worry-free benefits of a lease without monthly solar bills. Just make a simple, one-time upfront payment and you’ll lock in 25 years of power at today’s prices. BrightSave Prepaid also comes with bumper-to-bumper coverage for the life of the system. In short, BrightSave Prepaid is solar made simpler.
At Sunrun, you can become a solar owner in Princeton by buying your home solar system upfront with BrightBuy™ or, for $0 down and low, fixed monthly payments with BrightAdvantage™. Both plans will let you own the system and the power for life while boosting your home value.9
As a New Jersey solar owner, you may be eligible for a federal solar tax credit and substantial sales and property tax exemptions on your total system cost.10 Besides, with solar payback times at around 5.5 years in Princeton,11 and home solar installations designed to last 30 years or longer, we’re sure you’ll be happy with your decision to own a system for decades.
By choosing to create your own solar power in Princeton, you’ll support New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan that calls for 35% of its electricity come from renewable sources by 2020, 50% by 2030 and 100% by 2050.12
So if you’re interested in discussing your solar options to improve your energy future in the Garden State, our team is here for you. Best of all, seeing if Sunrun is a good match for your home in Princeton won’t cost you a thing. Because with us, personalized solar quotes are always free.
*Hours reflect a full battery with a minimum 20% capacity held in reserve.
**We recommend contacting a tax professional to most accurately determine the impact of the federal solar tax credit on your federal taxes.