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Sunrun Company Review

The Rundown

The nation's #1 dedicated home solar company, Sunrun offers innovative financing options for home solar systems that let you pay for the power, not the panels, with potential savings on your energy bill. And if you live in: California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey or Hawaii you can also take advantage of Sunrun’s BrightBox™️ brilliant solar battery storage solution. See how much you might save today.


  • Flexible solar financing options with as little as $0 up front
  • High-quality, professional, local installation
  • Complete no-hassle system guarantee
  • 24/7 desktop, tablet, and smartphone system monitoring
  • Low and predictable electricity rates for the next 20 years
  • $350 referral rewards program
  • BrightBox™ Solar Battery Storage (AZ, CA, FL, HI, MA, NJ, NY, TX, VT Only)

States covered

Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida, Texas, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Vermont, Utah, Rhode Island, Washington D.C

How it's different

No-Hassle Guarantee

You can go solar with no money down or own your solar system outright.

Dependable Performance

With a solar lease or PPA, if your system doesn’t produce the amount of power it says it will, Sunrun will pay you the difference. And if it makes more energy than you use, you won’t be penalized.

Go Local

Sunrun partners with the top solar companies in your area. Not only will you be helping the planet, you’ll be supporting your local economy.

Smarter Data

Each system sends data to Sunrun daily, allowing them to monitor and optimize your system and keep it in top shape.


Sunrun has set out to deliver a Brilliant Home™ to as many homeowners as it can by rolling out, BrightBox™ home energy storage. BrightBoxTM is able to manage and store the clean energy you generate from the sun. Only available in Arizona, California, and Hawaii at the moment.

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How you pay

Sunrun has the most flexible residential solar financing options in the industry. All plans come with a product warranty and rate increase protection.

Buy the System

Got the cash upfront? Purchase home solar panels and enjoy the federal and state incentives that come with owning your own home solar system.

Solar Loan

Pay towards owning your system through predictable monthly payments. You’ll still get the same perks of owning your own system.

Solar Lease

For as little as $0 down, you can make a fixed monthly payment or pay in full for the power, not the panels. Sunrun owns and maintains the system--all you have to do is start enjoying the savings on your energy bill.

Solar PPA

A solar Power Purchase Agreement, or PPA, is like a solar lease, except that you only pay for the energy your system produces at a fixed rate. Sunrun offers either a solar lease or power purchase agreement depending on where you live.

The verdict

With its easy financing options, local partnerships, and hassle-free guarantee, Sunrun offers the easiest and most affordable path towards going solar.


  • Easy payment options for almost any budget
  • No-Hassle Guarantee
  • Rate increase protection
  • Personalized customer service
  • Doesn’t penalize you for overproduction
  • Partners with top local installers
  • Solar battery storage
  • Energy backup via BrightBox™

Solar can dramatically lower your energy bills, protect you from rising utility rates and get you credit for the power your panels produce! You can also go solar for little to $0 Money down. Contact Solar America to find out how much you might save. See if you qualify today.

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