Peace of Mind Is at Hand with Solar and Storage in Poughkeepsie, New York
Sunrun Can Help Protect Your Home during Outages and Rising Energy Costs
New York State residents hit by outages from 2008 to 2017.1
Poughkeepsie’s residential electricity rates vs. the national average.2
New York State’s solar price drop over the last five years.3
Did you know that New York is one of the best states for solar in the country?2 Thanks to the plummeting costs of rooftop solar panels and energy back-up systems in New York,2,4 it could be cost-effective to team up with a Poughkeepsie solar company like Sunrun. A switch to solar can give you protection during blackouts, more control over electricity bills, and lower home carbon emissions for decades.
How to Go Solar in Poughkeepsie
As the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.,5 we work so you can experience more energy freedom, simply and affordably. Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without a home battery in Poughkeepsie, is the best fit 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
Choose the Ideal Plan for Your Home Energy Needs
Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan along with a battery storage system, we’ll work hard so that you can benefit from your solar panel installation in Poughkeepsie for decades. As one of the best solar installers in Poughkeepsie, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you whenever possible.
Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Poughkeepsie with as little as $0 down. Lock in predictable monthly rates and stay covered with our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.
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Prepay for up to 25 years of solar power in Poughkeepsie for home use at the best price. Our Sunrun Guarantee also backs it.
Own a Poughkeepsie home solar system, and you could build home value. You may qualify for New York solar incentives, like the federal tax credit,*8 a state tax credit, and solar rebates, as well as property and sales tax exemptions.9
Solar + Brightbox™
Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in Poughkeepsie. 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 back-up power for later use.
Brightbox is the Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie solar battery.
Support New York’s Clean Energy Goals
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 Poughkeepsie, 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. 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 Poughkeepsie?
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 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. These are their stories.
1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report
2. New York State solar rank and solar price drop
3. Poughkeepsie, NY electricity prices
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.