September 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Sunrun, the United States' leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company, announced last week it intends to participate in Hawaiian Electric Company’s emerging grid services market by delivering electricity from a virtual power plant made up of home solar and batteries.
July 17th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Wildfires in California are prompting utility companies to shut down portions of the grid during times of high risk. That is giving a boost to renewable energy and storage companies like Tesla, Sunrun, and Bloom Energy.
June 20th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Cleantech darling Tesla has fallen to third place in the Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables ranking of US residential solar installers, with Sunrun securing its spot atop the pile and Vivint Solar reclaiming the number two spot for the first time in nearly two years
June 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The United States' leading home solar and battery provider, Sunrun, announced last week that it was expanding its offerings in two key markets, bringing its Brightbox home solar and battery service to residents of New Jersey and expanding its offerings in New York state.
June 13th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
When Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company's Solar Roof tile system back in 2016, he boldly proclaimed that it would cost less than buying a roof and electricity. Since then, we have not seen any data to support his claim, until now
May 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The largest residential solar, storage, and energy services provider in the United States, Sunrun, trounced former US residential solar leader Tesla across the first quarter of 2019, installing 86 megawatts (MW) compared to only 47 MW, in a financial quarter which could best be described middling.
May 9th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
The US solar market is now over 2 million installations, and forecasts expect solar installations to double by 2023, according to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The Q2 record comes just three years after the industry completed its 1 millionth installation, a feat that took 40 years to accomplish
March 26th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
New Jerseyans are looking to policymakers for smart decisions that will enable clean, affordable, accessible energy for all. Distributed solar and batteries, and the innovation and efficiency offered by third-party competition, should be a key piece of delivering on the ambitious goals set forth by Governor Murphy’s Energy Master Plan
March 7th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Sunrun, the largest residential solar, storage, and energy services provider in the United States, published its second annual Impact Report on Tuesday, revealing that the cumulative impact of its solar systems has prevented almost four million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, the equivalent of eliminating over 9 billion passenger-vehicle miles.
March 5th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The largest residential solar, storage, and energy services provider in the United States, Sunrun, finished 2018 by posting another record-breaking quarter which saw the company install 115 megawatts (MW), bringing the company's yearly installation total up to 373 MW.
February 3rd, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
Evelyn Huang, Chief Customer Experience Officer at SunRun, looks at the many options that make solar affordable and accessible to everyone. Solar has become a “need to have” for the everyday person, not just a “nice to have” for the wealthy
January 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put "Solar Power Exploding" in a headline, and they thought I was referring to genuine explosions. In 2019, 2009 and 2010 progress looks like anthills
November 29th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston
Panasonic Eco Solutions, home of the HIT solar panel, is aggressively building out its residential solar installer network on a national basis, seeking to compete more evenly with the likes of Tesla, Sunrun, SunPower, Vivint, and others
November 15th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Tesla is slashing prices on its solar systems 10–20% in recognition of the progress it has made streamlining its solar sales process by integrating Tesla Energy products into its existing high-traffic storefronts
November 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New research from Wood Mackenzie has found that solar loans were the preferred and dominant financing solution for residential solar systems in the United States through the first half of 2018, accounting for 42% and outperforming third-party-owned solar systems for the first time.
November 8th, 2018 | by Nexus Media
Communities across the U.S. are working on climate solutions
November 8th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
One of the world's leading residential solar companies, Sunrun, posted its third-quarter earnings on Wednesday to mixed reception, reporting that it installed 100 megawatts (MW) worth of new solar installations over the quarter, but also posting a net loss which surprised investors and analysts.
October 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report published by Navigant Research has proclaimed US residential solar company Sunrun as the world's leading solar-plus-storage vendor in a market which is expected to see nearly 40 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity installed in the next decade.
August 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
US residential solar company Sunrun confirmed itself as the country's leading solar installer in the second quarter by installing a total of 91 megawatts (MW) worth of new capacity, it's best ever quarter, despite also reporting earnings-per-share well under expectations.
August 11th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
Complementing our update on key changes in the electric vehicle industry in June and July, below are highly notable news items from the solar energy and energy storage industries in June and July