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Starting this month, households in
“Americans deserve clean and reliable electricity. Home solar and batteries provide peace of mind and energy security for households when the power goes out or the next storm strikes and will form the backbone of our future energy system,” said
Sunrun’s Brightbox home battery replenishes with energy generated from the sun and removes the inconvenience and uncertainty of refueling a gas or diesel-powered generator. The clean and silent Brightbox battery is a preferred alternative for many families to a traditional backup generator.
“After Superstorm Sandy we were out of power for 13 days. We couldn’t live in the home and we lost a lot of things when our sump pump could not operate. There’s no telling when the next outage or storm will come, but I sleep easy knowing that with Brightbox, we can keep our food fresh, phones charged and our sump pump running,” said
Nearly 2.5 million
With aging electricity infrastructure at risk of increasingly common extreme weather events, blackouts are forecasted to increase nationwide. Today’s electricity grid is also increasingly vulnerable to other causes of outages, as evidenced by the roughly 40,000 people in
Modern technologies such as home solar and batteries offer residents the opportunity to create both a cleaner and more resilient energy system. These customer-sited energy resources are less vulnerable to power line outages and the energy generated from individual solar rooftops can be shared with the neighbourhood, providing benefit to the greater community as well as the individual home.
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