Comcast & Solar: Sunrun Partnership Explained

comcast sunrun partnership explained by EnergySage

As the cost of solar continues to fall and the financial and environmental benefits of solar PV grow, more organizations are collaborating to provide reasonably priced solar options to homeowners. For example, National Grid recently announced that it is partnering with EnergySage to offer a solar marketplace option to its Rhode Island customers. Recently, Comcast also announced a partnership: the cable company will offer a discounted solar option to its customers through an exclusive partnership with Sunrun. Find out more about what the Comcast solar offer means for you.

Comcast Solar Partnership with Sunrun Gives Discounts to Customers

So how does Comcast’s solar program work? The cable giant has partnered with Sunrun, a residential solar installer, to offer home solar panel systems to Comcast customers in select areas in California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maryland, New York, Colorado, and Connecticut.

Active Comcast customers in those areas can sign up with Sunrun for a 20-year $0 down solar lease or power purchase agreement (PPA). Sunrun will install a solar panel system on the customer’s roof, and in exchange, the customer must pay either a fixed monthly rate (in the case of a solar lease) or a fixed per-kilowatt hour rate (in the case of a PPA) for 20 years. In both cases, the rate of payment to Sunrun will increase by a fixed amount each year. Typically, that increase is around three percent, which will theoretically be lower than the growth of utility electricity rates.

According to the Comcast-Sunrun partnership website, customers can save 20 percent on their electricity bill by installing a system through the program. Once the system is installed, Comcast will pay a $600 cash bonus to the homeowner – a significant step that the company has taken to encourage more solar installations among its customers.

Compare Your Comcast-Sunrun Solar Offer to Other Offers on EnergySage  

You wouldn’t buy the first car you found on the dealership lot, would you? The same is true for solar. Before you sign on the dotted line with Comcast-Sunrun, be sure to review multiple solar options for your home. When you use a comparison-shopping approach to go solar, you can feel confident that you’ve reviewed all of the relevant information before making your solar decision.

compare Comcast Sunrun quote table on EnergySage

Use EnergySage’s quote comparison table to understand all of your solar equipment and financing options ensures you get the best deal possible.

You can receive free, no-obligation quotes from multiple solar companies in your local area when you join the EnergySage Solar Marketplace. One-third of EnergySage solar shoppers join with a quote in hand, many from Sunrun, and compare it to 3+ new solar offers they get on EnergySage. Use EnergySage’s easy side-by-side comparison tables to better understand the financial benefits of various solar financing options (like low-interest $0-down solar loans), and be certain you’re maximizing your 20-year solar savings. EnergySage’s Solar Advisors are also standing by to answer all your questions about the offers you’ve received from Sunrun and any other solar installers.

By comparing your solar options – including your Comcast Sunrun solar offer – you can be confident that your solar energy system is an investment worth making. Get started on the Marketplace today!


2 thoughts on “Comcast & Solar: Sunrun Partnership Explained

  1. Diana Long

    I went with Sunrun Solar based on a salesmans claim that I would be receiving $600 in gift cards from Xfinifty. The cards should show up 2 months after my service was started. $150 each month for 4 months. I had hoped to be using part of for my grandkids Xmas gifts. System went on line 8/3/16, as of today 11/11/16 no cards have show up. I have emailed the salesman and called Xfinifty, but so for no luck or response. Still hopeful that the cards will show up.

    On a better note, my PG&E bill for electric is negative so far. This will change in the winter I am sure. Wish I had done this a long time ago!


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