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NAACP launches year-long initiative to provide solar jobs, installs in communities of color

NAACP launches year-long initiative to provide solar jobs, installs in communities of color

January 24, 2018 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

This past Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the NAACP kicked off a civil rights economic and environmental justice initiative to connect 30+ communities of color and low income communities across the nation with solar energy infrastructure for homes and community centers, as well as skills training for solar jobs, allRead More

GTM: Sunrun tops SolarCity as lease sales leader, and more residential solar sales stats

GTM: Sunrun tops SolarCity as lease sales leader, and more residential solar sales stats

November 20, 2017 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

2017 isn’t quite the banner year for solar that 2016 was. Aside from the trade case drama, it has also been a tumultuous year for the big names in the residential solar space. Three of the largest installers, including NRG Home Solar, Sungevity and Direct Energy Solar, have gone bankruptRead More

Sunrun, Comcast ink deal on new solar installation marketing campaign

Sunrun, Comcast ink deal on new solar installation marketing campaign

August 28, 2017 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

One of the solar industry’s big barriers is just simple awareness by the public, which makes deals like the following interesting: Sunrun reached a 40-month agreement with Comcast to accelerate the adoption of solar energy. Sunrun will be the exclusive residential solar energy provider for Comcast Cable, and Comcast CableRead More

Sunrun becomes first large national installer to try Midwest expansion

Sunrun becomes first large national installer to try Midwest expansion

March 30, 2017 at 3:11 pm 2 comments

Sunrun Inc., still plugging away as one of the largest national residential solar companies in the United States, is making its first bold stride into the Midwest and expanding its home solar service to Wisconsin. Sunrun says customers in the state can either own their system outright with Sunrun BrightBuy, or ownRead More

Sunrun adds LG Chem batteries to its U.S. solar-plus-storage system

Sunrun adds LG Chem batteries to its U.S. solar-plus-storage system

November 2, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Sunrun Inc. and LG Chem, are launching a partnership for the U.S. residential solar market, in which Sunrun will offer LG Chem’s lithium-ion RESU batteries through Sunrun BrightBox solar-plus-storage systems. LG Chem’s lithium-ion batteries have a track record of performance success in the electric vehicle market and offer durability atRead More

What is next for the solar industry? Executives share their thoughts

What is next for the solar industry? Executives share their thoughts

October 24, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Get a group of solar industry leaders on a stage in 2016, and all discussions tend to veer into the existential. This is our takeaway from this year’s Solar Power International conference, which took place in Las Vegas, Sept. 12-15. Obviously everyone on those stages agreed that solar power shouldRead More

Live at Intersolar: Sunrun CEO points toward solar+storage revolution

Live at Intersolar: Sunrun CEO points toward solar+storage revolution

July 12, 2016 at 12:36 am 1 comment

Every year, Intersolar North America takes places in San Francisco, which always provides the perfect backdrop for a show that wants to discuss and show the solar industry’s path forward globally. We in America obviously recognize the leadership position San Francisco has taken in solar here, but as we wereRead More

Sunrun secures $25 million loan from NY Green Bank

Sunrun secures $25 million loan from NY Green Bank

June 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

NY Green Bank just closed a $25 million loan for Sunrun Inc., which will accelerate construction of more than 5,000 solar projects at homes across New York State. This loan complements a separate $25 million NY Green Bank transaction with Sunrun, announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last month, which providesRead More

Maine solar bill defeated by larger installer lobbying effort — did it hurt the local installer?

Maine solar bill defeated by larger installer lobbying effort — did it hurt the local installer?

May 23, 2016 at 10:37 am 3 comments

A solar energy bill was defeated in Maine last month, and the reason it was defeated, according to this feature in the Portland Press Herald, was a lobbying effort by the country’s largest solar installers. For those installers – SolarCity, Sunrun – getting involved in local politics to work onRead More

Sunrun adds solar energy storage system to product offering

Sunrun adds solar energy storage system to product offering

March 14, 2016 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Sunrun is jumping into the storage game with BrightBox, the company’s first ever solar energy storage offering for homeowners. Sunrun BrightBox combines Sunrun solar power generation with smart inverter technology and top of the line home battery storage in a customized solution that provides homeowners with clean, affordable energy dayRead More