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Energy Freedom Is at Hand with Solar and Storage in Brooklyn, New York

Sunrun Can Help You Stay Calm during Unexpected Power Outages

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New York State residents hit by outages from 2008 to 2017.1


New York State’s solar price drop over the last five years.2


Average number of sunny days per year in Brooklyn, NY.3

New York is one of the best states for solar in the U.S.2 The costs of rooftop solar panels and home batteries are at an all-time low,2,4 so it could be incredibly cost-effective to team up with a Brooklyn solar company like Sunrun. A switch to solar can give you protection during blackouts, lower home carbon emissions, and more control over electric bills for decades.

How to Go Solar in Brooklyn

As the nation’s leading residential solar and energy storage company,5 we work so you can gain energy independence and security, simply and affordably. Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without a home battery in Brooklyn, is the ideal fit for your budget and energy needs.

If you get your power from Con Edison or National Grid, you might qualify for New York State’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) program. The VDER program could let you earn credits on your bill for the excess solar energy you create and send to the grid.6,7,8 You may use the credits earned to save money on future electricity bills. In other states, this type of arrangement is known as net metering (NEM).


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Take advantage of the increased federal tax credit by switching to solar!


  • Learn about the federal tax credit
  • Find your ideal system and battery
  • Get your cost to switch to solar

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Solar Plans Created for Your Peace of Mind

Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you get a solar lease or a purchase plan along with an energy storage system, we’ll work hard so that you’re happy with your solar panel installation in Brooklyn for decades to come. As one of the best solar installers in New York, we’ll even handle the paperwork for you whenever possible.

Monthly Plan

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

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System Purchase

Own a Brooklyn home solar system, and you could build home value. You may qualify for New York solar incentives, like the federal tax credit,9** a state tax credit, and solar rebates, as well as property and sales tax exemptions.10

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Solar + Brightbox™

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

From 2008 to 2017, New York State endured 1,528 power outages.1

As extreme weather events continue to affect the East Coast, you can prepare for the unexpected with Brightbox.

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 Brooklyn battery 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 Brooklyn solar energy 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 benefit sets Brightbox apart from the average Brooklyn solar battery.

Be Part of New York State’s Clean Energy Transformation


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


New York State’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.12

When you create and store your own clean energy in Brooklyn, you can reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a modern and more resilient energy system that runs on renewable electricity made locally. Ready to bring home the benefits of solar and storage? Use our Product Selector or request a free quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Together we can ensure New York’s energy future is bright for everyone, starting today.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Brooklyn?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to change the way they power their lives. To date, our customers’ solar panel arrays 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 more resilient 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.