Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Aug. 05, 2019
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-37511  
Entity Registrant Name Sunrun Inc.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 26-2841711  
Entity Address, Address Line One 225 Bush Street  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 1400  
Entity Address, City or Town San Francisco  
Entity Address, State or Province CA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 94104  
City Area Code 415  
Local Phone Number 580-6900  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share  
Trading Symbol RUN  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   117,607,477
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Central Index Key 0001469367  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Former Address    
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Address, Address Line One 595 Market Street  
Entity Address, Address Line Two 29th Floor  
Entity Address, City or Town San Francisco  
Entity Address, State or Province CA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 94105