Solar + backup for homeowners

Be prepared for power outages with a solar + home battery backup system

Benefit from rebates and reduce your energy costs by selling excess power back to the grid. Homeowners in San Mateo County and the City of Los Banos can get $500* to install a solar + battery backup system and join the Power On Peninsula program. Leasing and power purchase agreement options can make solar + battery back up very affordable. Most participants in the program have no or low out-of-pocket costs.

*available only for participants referred by Peninsula Clean Energy. To take advantage of this limited offer, use the button below or the telephone number on this page.

Battery backup provides power if the electric grid goes down. With a solar + battery backup system, the solar panels can recharge the battery when the sun is shining and power you through multi-day outages.

Solar + backup

Solar + battery backup (formerly the Power On Peninsula program) is an innovative program from Peninsula Clean Energy that is helping people maintain power during grid outages. It increases energy resilience while building grid storage that helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and move us toward our goal of 100% renewable energy.

Find out more about our energy resilience plan here.


Peninsula Clean Energy is working with Sunrun, a leading provider of solar and backup battery systems. They will help you with program options and qualification, develop a system that best fits your needs, provide installation and ongoing service for the solar and battery systems.