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Solar and a Home Battery in Pennsylvania Can Offer More Energy Control

Keep Calm during Outages and Rising Electricity Costs with Sunrun

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Pennsylvania residents hit by blackouts from 2008 to 2017.1 


Pennsylvania’s solar price drop over the last five years.2


Solar power in Pennsylvania is more cost-effective vs. other states.3

The aging U.S. power grid is unable to keep up with our increasing demand for electricity.4 Fortunately, the costs of rooftop solar panels and back-up power systems are at an all-time low,2,5 so now could be a perfect time to make the switch with a Pennsylvania solar company like Sunrun. This move can protect your home during outages, boost your control over electric bills, and reduce your carbon footprint for decades.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Pennsylvania?

As the leading home solar and energy storage company in the nation,6 we work so you can gain energy independence and security. Find out which Sunrun solar plan, with or without battery storage in Pennsylvania, is the best match for your budget and energy needs.

Choose the Ideal Solar Plan for Your Home Energy Needs

Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you decide to get a solar lease or a purchase plan along with a solar energy storage system, we’ll work hard so that you can benefit from your solar panel installation in Pennsylvania for decades. As one of the best solar installers in Pennsylvania, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you whenever possible.

Monthly Plan

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

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System Purchase

Own a home solar system in Pennsylvania and you could build home value. You may qualify for the federal tax credit7* and Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs),8 as well as a solar rebate if you live in Philadelphia.9

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Solar + Brightbox™

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

From 2008 to 2017, Pennsylvania endured 1,256 power outages.1

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

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 Pennsylvania solar 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 Pennsylvania renewable energy power production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.

All monthly plans include proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system works smoothly. This unique benefit sets Brightbox apart from the average solar battery in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Solar Incentives, Rebates, and Tax Credits***



Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)*

The 26% federal tax credit is available for purchased home solar systems installed by December 31, 2022.7

Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)

Compensation per kilowatt-hour (kWh) produced by the system.8 (Based on market value)11

Philadelphia Solar Rebate Program

Philadelphia residents may qualify for a $200 rebate for every kilowatt (kW) of solar power installed.9

Find out If You Qualify for Pennsylvania Solar Incentives

Help Bring More Clean Energy to Pennsylvania


State electricity generation that will come from renewable energy sources by 2021.12


Pennsylvania’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 2005 levels by 2025.13

If you create and store your own clean energy in Pennsylvania, you can reduce your dependence on fossil fuels when powering your home. This will help build a more modern and more resilient system that runs on renewable, local electricity. What’s more, Pennsylvania Electric Company (PECO), PPL Electric Utilities, and other electric companies offer net energy metering (NEM) programs. These NEM programs could let you earn credits on your uttility bill for the excess solar energy you create and send to the grid.14,15 Net metering in Pennsylvania may help you save money on future electricity bills.

Ready to change the way you power your life? Take our Product Selector for a spin or request a free quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Together we can ensure Pennsylvania continues on the path to clean energy prosperity.

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1. Eaton Blackout Tracker Annual Report

2. Pennsylvania solar price drop

3. Pennsylvania solar cost-effectiveness

4. Power Grid News —  The aging U.S. power grid is working overtime

5. U.S. battery storage price drop

6. Sunrun ranked as leading residential solar-plus-storage vendor

7. Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)

8. Pennsylvania Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC) program

9. Philadelphia Solar Rebate Incentive

10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) generator safety fact sheet

11. Pennsylvania SREC market price

12. Pennsylvania Act 213 The Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act of 2004 (AEPS)

13. Pennsylvania greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal

14. Pennsylvania net energy metering (NEM) program

15. PPL Electric Utilities NEM program

*We recommend contacting a tax professional to most 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. 

***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.