According to recent data, electric rates in Somerset County are now more than 25% higher compared to the national average.1 Studies also show power outages are on the rise across the U.S. In New Jersey, there were more than 900 outages during the last decade, impacting almost 6 million residents.2
Since the cost of solar panels in the U.S. has hit an all-time low,3 partnering with a Somerset solar company like Sunrun is one of the most cost-efficient and sustainable ways you can take control of your electric bills, get outage protection and reduce your carbon emissions for decades to come.
As a Somerset County solar consumer, you’ll be eligible for New Jersey’s Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SREC) program. This program lets you sell each excess 1,000 kilowatt-hours you create in exchange for cash during the first 10 years of your system’s life.4
If you decide to buy a home solar system in the Garden State, you’ll also get the 30% federal solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC),5 as well as 100% sales and property tax exemptions, on your total system cost.6
As the nation’s largest residential solar, storage and energy services company,7 Sunrun works hard to make solar simpler and more affordable. That’s why with us, you have several solar plans to choose from based on your unique budget and energy needs.
Regardless if you go with leasing or purchasing new Sunrun solar panels, with or without a home battery, you’ll be covered by our industry-leading 25-year guarantee for your full peace of mind.
Since 2007, Sunrun has helped hundreds of thousands of households gain energy independence, have more energy security and reduce their carbon emissions. All while producing more than 4 billion kilowatt-hours of clean energy.8
Sunrun customers are keeping the environment cleaner and healthier one home solar panel installation at a time. Here are some of their stories.
Power outages can strike anytime and anywhere. Some are short, while others can stretch for hours or days and may cause significant health and safety risks.9
Fortunately, with Brightbox, the premium Somerset solar battery storage service for your home, you can now have clean, safe, and affordable backup to power your devices and appliances during a stormy day, or at night — for up to 10 hours.*
Lease or purchase Brightbox for as little as $0 down, and forget about the fumes, fuel, noise and hassle of using dirty diesel- and gas-powered generators. Brightbox includes professional maintenance and monitoring for 25 years to help prolong your battery’s life cycle.
Lease a brand-new set of Somerset County solar panels for little to $0 down with our BrightSave™ Monthly plan, and enjoy the same dependable solar power as full ownership. This plan has the added perks of a professionally managed and maintained system, as well as predictable electric rates for the next 25 years. BrightSave Monthly is so affordable; no wonder it’s our most popular solar plan.
Or how about getting the worry-free benefits of a lease without monthly solar bills? Check out BrightSave™ Prepaid. With this plan, just make a simple, one-time upfront payment, and you’ll lock in 25 years of power at today’s prices. BrightSave Prepaid comes with bumper-to-bumper coverage for the life of the system, too. In a nutshell, this plan is solar made simpler.
Want to become a solar owner in Somerset County? At Sunrun, you have the choice to purchase 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.10
Plus, when you buy a solar installation in Somerset, NJ, you’re eligible for a 30% federal tax credit** and substantial sales and property tax exemptions on your total system cost.11 And, with solar payback times over five years in Somerset County,12 along with home solar systems designed to last 30 years or longer, we’re sure you’ll be happy with your decision for decades.
By choosing to create and store your own Somerset solar energy at home, you’ll help New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan achieve the goal of having 35% of the state’s power come from renewable sources by 2020, 50% by 2030 and 100% by 2050.13
If you go solar now, you’ll beat power outages and high energy costs for the next 25 years. If you’re interested in teaming up with Sunrun, you can start by requesting a free, personalized solar quote to see if you qualify.
*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 solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.