Protect Your Home with Solar and Storage in Catskill, New York
Sunrun Can Help You Stay Powered during Outages, Day and Night
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 Catskill, NY.3
Did you know that New York is one of the best states for solar in the U.S.?2 Thanks to the plummeting costs of rooftop solar panels and energy backup systems in New York State,2,4 it’s no wonder why more Catskill homeowners choose to go solar. If you team up with a Catskill solar company like Sunrun, you can get protection during blackouts, reduce your home carbon emissions, and boost your control over electric bills for decades.
How to Go Solar in Catskill
Sunrun is the country’s leading residential solar and energy storage company.5 We work so you can worry less about your home energy and focus more on what’s important to you. Discover which Sunrun solar plan, with or without a home battery in Catskill, is the best match for your budget and energy needs.
If you get your power from Central Hudson Gas & Electric, you may qualify for New York State’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) program. The VDER program could let you earn credits on your utility bill for the excess solar power you create and send to the grid.6,7 What’s more, you can use the credits earned to save money on future electricity bills. In other states, this type of arrangement is known as net metering (NEM).
Solar made better
- Learn about the federal tax credit
- Find your ideal system and battery
- Get your cost to go solar today
A Solar Lease or Purchase Plan? It’s Your Decision
Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Regardless of the plan you pick, along with backup storage, our goal is to ensure that you can benefit from your solar panel installation in Catskill for decades. As one of the best solar installers in Catskill, we’ll even handle the paperwork for you whenever possible.
Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Catskill with as little as $0 down. Lock in predictable monthly rates and stay covered with our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.
Full Amount Lease
Prepay for up to 25 years of solar power in Catskill for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.
Own a Catskill home solar system, and you could build home value. You may qualify for New York State solar incentives, like the federal tax credit,*8 a state tax credit, and solar rebates, as well as property and state sales tax exemptions.9
Solar + Brightbox™
Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in Catskill. This can help you keep your devices and appliances powered during outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, or 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 backup power for later use.
Brightbox is the Catskill 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.10
You can monitor your Catskill solar energy production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.
Our monthly lease and prepaid plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system runs smoothly. This benefit sets Brightbox apart from the average Catskill solar battery.
Join New York’s Clean Energy Revolution
State electricity generation that will come from renewable energy sources by 2030.11
New York State’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.11
When you create and store your own clean energy in Catskill, you can also reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a more modern and resilient energy system that runs on renewable electricity made in New York State. 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.
Why Choose Sunrun in Catskill?
Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to simplify their lives. To date, our customers’ solar panel arrays have generated billions of kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean, renewable electricity 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.12
American families can help us create a better energy future for the whole nation, one home solar panel installation at a time. See what people say about their Sunrun rooftop panels and solar batteries.
1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report
2. New York State solar rank and solar price drop
3. Catskill, NY annual sunny days
4. U.S. battery storage price drop
5. Sunrun ranked as leading residential solar-plus-storage vendor
6. CH Energy Group, Inc. / Central Hudson Gas & Electric Distributed Energy Resources (DER) credits
7. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) / New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) / New York State Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) / New York State Value Stack
8. Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
9. New York State tax incentives and solar rebates
10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) generator safety fact sheet
11. New York State Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA)
*We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.
**One Tesla Powerwall stores 13.5 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of usable electricity, which can be used to back up the home for a day. An LG Chem solar battery holds 9.8 kWh, which can be used to back up essential parts of the home from 8 to 12 hours.