Blackouts that have hit New York in the past decade.1
NY’s residential electricity rates vs. other states.2
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.
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.*
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Federal Solar Investment
|26% of the final cost
of the home solar system in 2020.
It drops to 22% in 2021
and ends in 2022.
|New York State Solar Energy
System Equipment Credit
|25% of the final cost
of the home solar system.
(Up to $5,000)
(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
|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.
State electricity generation that will come from clean energy sources by 2040.11
Cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.11
* 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.