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Solar and a Home Battery in Burlington, Vermont Mean More Energy Freedom

Get Protection during Unexpected Outages with Sunrun, Starting Today


Vermonters affected by power outages from 2008 to 2017.1


Burlington, VT residential electricity rates vs. the national average.2


Vermont’s solar price drop over the last five years.3

The costs of rooftop solar panels and battery storage systems have plummeted.3,4 If you team up with a Burlington solar company like Sunrun, it could be one of the most cost-effective ways to help protect your home during outages. A switch to solar can also boost your control over electric bills and effectively reduce your carbon emissions.

How to Go Solar in Burlington

As the leading residential solar and energy storage company in the U.S.,5 we work so you can create and store your own clean energy at home. Discover which Sunrun solar plan, with or without battery storage in Burlington, is the ideal fit for your budget and energy needs.

Green Mountain Power (GMP) has a net energy metering (NEM) program that could let you earn credits on your utility bill for the excess electricity your solar array produces and sends to the electric grid.6 Net metering in Burlington may help you save money on your future energy bills.


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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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A Solar Plan for Almost Any Roof

Each Sunrun solar plan has unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan along with a back-up power system, our goal is to ensure that you're completely satisfied with your Burlington solar panel installation for decades. Sunrun is one of the best solar installers in Vermont than you can team up with. When possible, we’ll even take care of the paperwork for you.

Monthly Plan

Lease new Sunrun solar panels in Burlington with as little as $0 down. Lock in predictable monthly payments and get our industry-leading Sunrun Guarantee.

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Full Amount Lease

Prepay for up to 25 years of solar power in Burlington 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 Burlington and you could build home value. You may qualify for Vermont solar incentives, like the federal solar tax credit,* as well as property and sales tax exemptions.7 If you’re a GMP customer, you may also qualify for a cash incentive towards the purchase of a new solar battery.8

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Solar + Brightbox™

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

From 2008 to 2017, Vermont power outages left hundreds of thousands of residents in the dark for longer periods compared to other states.1

As extreme weather events continue to affect the aging U.S. power grid, blackouts threaten to be more frequent and longer-lasting.9

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 Burlington back-up 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 Burlington solar energy 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 perk sets Brightbox apart from the average solar battery in Burlington.

Help Vermont Meet Its Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals


Renewable energy that Vermont has pledged to use to power the state by 2050.11


Vermont’s cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 1990 levels by 2050.12

Create and store your own clean energy in Burlington and reduce your dependence on toxic, dangerous fossil fuels. This will help build a modern energy system that runs on renewable electricity made in Vermont. Ready to start your solar journey? Try out our Product Selector or request a free quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Together we can build a more resilient energy future for all Vermonters that starts today.

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Why Choose Sunrun in Burlington?

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.13

But don't take our word for it, see what people say about their Sunrun home solar systems and batteries.


1. Eaton Annual Blackout Tracker Report

2. Burlington, VT electricity prices

3. Vermont solar price drop

4. U.S. battery storage systems price drop

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

6. Green Mountain Power (GMP) net energy metering (NEM) program

7. Vermont solar incentives and rebates

8. GMP Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program

9. Fourth National Climate Assesment

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

11. Vermont clean energy goals

12. Climate Change in Vermont

13. Sunrun Impact Report 2020

*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.