Sunrun to Expand Brightbox Offering to All Markets
- Brightbox rechargeable residence battery product will certainly be readily available in all markets in which Sunrun runs
Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN), the leading carrier of residential solar, battery storage as well as power solutions, today revealed that it is bringing its rechargeable solar battery system, Brightbox, to every one of the firm's energetic markets. Sunrun presently has more than 13,000 Brightbox systems nationwide, as well as this statement will expand access to millions of brand-new possible consumers.
Record tornados, warm front, and also wildfires this year have discovered vulnerabilities with the electric grid's aging framework, leaving countless individuals without power. Normally lasting for several hrs, recent power blackouts have come while countless Americans have transitioned to working and schooling from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sunrun's Brightbox offers property owners the capacity to power with such power outages with clean, reliable as well as instant residence energy. From May to September 2020, existing Brightbox consumers powered essential requirements during grid failures for a total amount of 7,583 hours, the equivalent of 315 days.
" Sunrun has actually been providing budget-friendly solar to communities across the U.S. for 13 years, and also currently we can give resiliency with power storage," stated Lynn Jurich, Sunrun Chief Executive Officer and founder. "By bringing our Brightbox system to every one of our markets, we'll ensure family members and also neighborhoods consume even more of the tidy power they produce, depend less on filthy fossil fuels, and also have power when they need it most."
" We lost power for six days throughout Hurricane Isaias," stated Andy Robles, a Brightbox owner in Oakdale, New York. "The battery began as well as I had the ability to power through the six-day power outage while securely functioning from home. Sunrun's Brightbox system was a video game changer as well as I'm pleased more people will have access to this essential innovation."
Past backing up home power requires, in some markets, these systems can also share stored power across neighborhoods with accumulated, neighborhood tidy power networks called "digital nuclear power plant". Taking part Brightbox users reinforce the electrical grid in their areas, assisting lower blackout occasions for their entire neighborhood.
Brightbox, which formerly offered clients in 11 states (California, New York, Hawaii, Texas, Florida, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey) and also Puerto Rico, is currently available to residents in 8 added states (New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Illinois, South Carolina and also New Mexico) as well as Washington, D.C. Learn much more concerning Brightbox and also available power intend on Sunrun.com.