Sign up now to save money, reduce energy bills, and prepare for power outages.
Homeowners can get discount rates on rooftop solar and backup battery storage by pooling your buying power with others — learn how to do so at a webinar series.
Two limited-time group buying programs available to homeowners, Bay Area SunShares and Resilient Home, offer free site evaluations and quotes, pre-negotiated price discounts, and other incentives for rooftop solar and battery storage.
These programs, combined with a 30% federal tax credit for rooftop solar, can help put clean, carbon-free renewable energy within reach of more Berkeley households.
Rooftop solar can lower utility bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and increase the value of your home. Battery backups allow you to store energy for later use, which can help keep essential devices like medical equipment and refrigerators running during power outages.
Learn about the benefits of home solar from the SunShares program
When you sign-up for SunShares, you'll get a no-cost, no-obligation site evaluation to determine if your home is suitable for home solar, battery storage, or both. If you decide to proceed, you can choose to work with either of two vetted solar installers selected by a community evaluation committee.
Contracts must be signed by December 15, 2023, and installations take place by Spring 2024.
Learn more about the benefits of home solar and the SunShares program at an upcoming webinar, a recording will also be available to watch at your convenience.
- Thursday, September 21, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
- Wednesday, October 18, noon–1:00 pm
- Wednesday, November 1, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Bay Area SunShares offers pricing, with approximately 15% below the average market rate for rooftop solar and 10% discount below the average market rate for battery storage, whether you're considering a new or existing solar system installation.
Register for this limited-time program opportunity by November 15.
Solar and battery backup system from Resilient Home Program
You can also take part in the Resilient Home program, which is offered by East Bay Community Energy, the electricity buyer for Berkeley and Alameda County. This program offers preferred pricing on new solar and battery backup installations through a pre-vetted installer.
Resilient Home participants also have an opportunity to earn compensation for sharing stored power back during high demand, and may be eligible for a $500 installation incentive.
You can take part in Resilient Home by completing the application form to schedule your free, no-obligation solar consultation with Sunrun.
If you are the owner or manager of a multi-family property with five or more units, please email email@example.com to get started, rather than completing the form.
Explore either program, SunShares or Resilient Home, to learn how you might be able to get discounted rooftop solar or battery storage.
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