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Bring Home the Benefits of Solar and Storage in Fairfax City, Virginia

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Virginia residents affected by blackouts from 2008 to 2017.1 


Drop in Virginia solar panel prices over the last five years.2


Average number of sunny days per year in Fairfax City, VA.3

Great news: Sunrun’s industry-leading solar panels, energy storage products, and services are now available for Fairfax City homeowners. What’s more, with the plummeting costs of rooftop solar panels and home batteries,2,4 it could be cost-effective to make the switch to solar. This move can protect your home during outages, reduce your carbon footprint, and boost your control over electric bills for decades.

How to Go Solar in Fairfax City

As the nation’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 if a Sunrun monthly loan or system purchase plan, along with a solar battery in Fairfax City, is the ideal fit for your budget and energy needs.

If you get your power from Dominion Energy or Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC), you may qualify to enroll in their net energy metering (NEM) programs. Dominion Energy and NOVEC net metering programs could let you earn credits on your utility bill for the excess solar power you produce and send to the grid.6,7 Net metering in Fairfax City, Virginia could help you save money on your future electric bills.


Solar made better

Federal Tax Credit (ITC) schedule: 26% in 2022, 22% in 2023, and ends in 2024.


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

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How Would You Like to Experience Energy Independence?

Each Sunrun system purchase plan offers unique advantages. Regardless of how you decide to own a system, with or without home energy backup, our goal is to ensure that you’re completely satisfied with your Fairfax County solar panel installation. As one of the best solar installers in Virginia, we’ll even handle the paperwork for you when possible.


Monthly Loan

Finance your home solar energy system in Fairfax City with predictable, fixed monthly loan payments, a competitive interest rate, and little to no up-front cost. You may qualify for the same Virginia solar incentives as paying for your system outright.

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System Purchase

Buy new Sunrun solar panels in Fairfax City, and you could boost your home value. You may qualify for excellent solar incentives, like the federal solar tax credit*8 and a property tax exemption.9

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Solar + Brightbox™

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

From 2008 to 2017, Virginia endured almost 870 power outages.1

Extended power outages may cause significant damage to Virginia’s communities and its economy.10

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, safe, and affordable back-up power for later use.

Brightbox is the Fairfax City 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 poisonous and dangerous for your health.11

You can monitor your Fairfax City solar power production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.

With an energy storage solution like Brightbox, electricity is as local and reliable as you can get.

Join Virginia’s Clean Energy Transformation


State electricity generation that will come from carbon-free sources by 2050.12 

When you create and store your own solar energy in Fairfax City, 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 Virginia. Ready to team up with a Fairfax City solar company like Sunrun? 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 help Virginia meet its ambitious clean energy goal.

Sunrun solar installers mounting a solar array on a roof with a drill

Why Choose Sunrun in Fairfax City?

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of people have chosen Sunrun to change the way they power their lives. To date, our customers’ solar 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 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. Virginia solar price drop

3. Fairfax, VA annual sunny days

4. U.S. battery storage systems price drop

5. Sunrun ranked as leading solar-plus-storage vendor

6. Dominion Energy net energy metering (NEM) program

7. Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) NEM program

8. Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)

9. State of Virginia solar property tax exemption

10. Virginia Department of Emergency Management power outage preparedness tips

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

12. Virginia Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)

13. Sunrun Impact Report 2020

*We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the federal solar tax credit 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.