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Solar Panels and a Home Battery in New York: A Smart Way to Gain Energy Freedom

With Sunrun, Affordable Solar Power and Outage Protection Are in Your Hands

Blackouts Powerlines

1,528

Blackouts that have hit New York in the past decade.1

Rates Chart

+48%

NY’s residential electricity rates vs. other states.2

Solar Green Sun

#9

New York is in the top ten states in the U.S. for solar.3

The Empire State’s sunshine is strong for solar. New York solar panels and home batteries already create enough electricity to power almost 300,000 homes.1 Plus, the cost of solar panels keeps falling.4 Teaming up with a New York solar company like Sunrun is one of the smartest moves you can make to get outage protection, control your electricity bills and reduce your carbon footprint.

 

Why Sunrun?

As the nation’s leading residential solar, storage and energy services company,5 we work so everyone can create and store their own solar power at home. Check out which of our solar plans is the best match for your budget and energy needs.

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Brightbox™

More than 18 million New York residents were impacted by power outages in the last 10 years.

Extreme weather events continue to affect the East Coast. With Brightbox, you can prepare for the unexpected.

Our NY solar battery storage service can keep your devices and appliances running when the power goes out for up to 12 hours.*

Brightbox stores clean, safe and affordable power for later use.

It automatically turns on during an outage and will recharge every time the sun is out until the grid is restored.

When Brigthbox is installed, you can decide what rooms and appliances will stay on during an outage.

No fuel, no fumes, no noise, no hassle. Brightbox is a superior backup energy solution compared to loud and dirty generators.

Brightbox monthly plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system is working smoothly.

Brightbox is more than just a solar battery; it’s a comprehensive energy storage service that puts you in control.

Brightbox Home Solar Battery is a Better Choice Compared to These Typical Fuel Options

Home Solar Battery

Provides backups automatically
and refueled by the sun
play

No emissions No emissions

Quiet Quiet

Clean and renewable Clean and renewable

10 or 25 year warranty 10 or 25 year warranty

 

Reliability
Safety
Noise
Environment
Warranty

Generator

Requires gasRequires gas

Emits hazardous gassesEmits hazardous gasses

NoisyNoisy

Dirty and pollutingDirty and polluting

3-5 year warranty3-5 year warranty

 

Give Your Roof the Power of the Sun for as Little as $0 Down

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages, but regardless of whether you choose to lease or own your solar panels — with or without a home battery — we’re here to ensure you can go solar in the most straightforward way. We’ll even take care of the paperwork whenever possible.

Monthly Lease

Lease new Sunrun solar panels for as little as $0 down. Predictable low monthly payments and our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.

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Full Amount Lease

Lease your New York solar panels by making one upfront payment for up to 25 years of energy costs at a low rate. There are no monthly bills, and it’s backed by our Sunrun Guarantee.

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System Purchase

Own a home solar system in New York and build home equity. You’ll qualify for a federal tax credit**6 and a state tax credit7, as well as property and sales tax exemptions.

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Find the right solar product for your home

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New York Solar Incentives, Rebates and Tax Credits

Incentive Value
Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit** 26% federal solar tax credit is available for home solar systems installed by December 31, 2020
New York State Solar Energy
System Equipment Credit
25% of the final cost
of the home solar system.
(Up to $5,000)
NY-Sun Megawatt
(MW) Block Program
Eligible homeowners can receive
up to $1,000 for every kilowatt (kW)
of solar power installed.8
Solar Electric Generating
System Tax Abatement
(SEGS)
Property tax exemption
on the added home value
from the home solar system.9
Sales Tax Exemption 4% home solar system
state sales tax exemption.10
Learn More About New York Solar Incentives

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.

Help Us Build a More Resilient Energy System for All New Yorkers

100%

State electricity generation that will come from clean energy sources by 2040.11

85%

Cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.11