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New York: Power Through the Storm with Sunrun Brightbox™

5 years ago, Hurricane Sandy left millions of people without power. As natural disasters continue to affect the East Coast, New York is still exploring opportunities to power the state with clean energy while increasing the reliability of its energy grid.

In fact, a key part of Governor Cuomo’s “Reforming the Energy Vision” is building a clean, resilient, and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers1. Under current discussion are target incentives for energy storage, and new rates structures to incentivize the adoption of energy storage 2. BrightboxTM solar battery service is only available for new Sunrun customers.

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Sunrun Brightbox™ Benefits for New Yorkers

  1. Solar Power & Battery Backup During an Outage
    Historically, power outages are most common in New York during extreme summer heat3. And as New Yorkers well know, disruptions also occur during severe weather storms. But no matter what the cause - if there is a blackout? Your Sunrun Brightbox™ battery will continue to power your home day and night. Unlike a generator (which needs gas) your Sunrun Brightbox™ automatically re-fuels itself when the sun comes back up the next morning.
  2. Financial Flexibility
    Our Sunrun Brightbox™ battery solution is designed to provide you with options. Power your home the way you want by owning, financing or leasing Sunrun’s premium solar + energy storage solution. (You can lease today and start saving immediately!)
  3. Simplicity
    At Sunrun, we make going solar simple. We customize your Brightbox system to meet the unique needs of your home and lifestyle. All of the paperwork and labor is handled by our team of experienced solar system installers while you enjoy reliable, affordable energy.

Keeping Your Lights On

Sunrun now offers New York homeowners a battery energy storage solution during blackouts. A power outage is always alarming and never expected - but you can be better prepared to keep your lights on, your food cold and your computers humming with Sunrun Brightbox™. And we’ve partnered with LG Chem, a world leader in lithium-ion batteries to bring you a battery backup system you can trust.


Throughout the day, your solar energy system powers your home and keeps your battery charged. Now, if there is an outage in the night, Brightbox can power the things you care about most for up to 10 hours* or until the sun comes up again.

Keep your food cold, your lights on, and enjoy greater peace-of-mind during a power outage with Sunrun Brightbox.

Stay comfortable
Keep your
food fresh
Stay connected
Watch TV
Power your lights
Open your
garage door
Use the internet

* Backup time estimates are based on a fully charged battery and typical use of standard appliances, lights, and outlets.


The Future of Home Battery Backup

Sunrun is the largest dedicated residential solar company in the country. With over 10 years of experience selling and installing solar, you can rest easy knowing we have the experience and resources to weather the storm with you for years to come.

Sunrun Brightbox Solar + Storage solution is currently available for purchase in Long Island, New York and coming to more areas soon. To reserve your Brightbox and schedule a Solar + Storage consultation, complete the form below.

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