Sunrun Announces Opening of Its First Office in Maryland
Leading Residential Solar Company Plans to Create an Additional 40 Local Jobs
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunrun (Nasdaq:RUN) the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced the opening of its first Maryland branch office and warehouse in Linthicum Heights, with plans to hire 40 new employees over the next few months, bringing the company’s total to approximately 70 employees across the state. The office will support Sunrun’s local operations, helping more Maryland homeowners enjoy the benefits of home solar, like saving 20 percent on their electric bill.
Currently, Sunrun is available to homeowners throughout the Baltimore to Washington, D.C. corridor in PEPCO and BG&E utilities, including the following counties: Carroll, Harford, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Howard, Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, Montgomery and Calvert.
“Maryland has seen tremendous growth in its use of renewable energy sources over the past few years, and we’re excited to support that growth by bringing more green jobs to the state,” said Ed Steins, east coast general manager at Sunrun. “With this new office, we hope to enable more Marylanders in making the switch to solar and revolutionizing how they power their homes.”
Sunrun’s open job positions include retail marketing associates, canvassers, sales people, installers, licensed electricians, project managers and management. To view these positions and learn more about what it is like to work at Sunrun, visit the Sunrun Careers page.
Maryland has pledged to expand clean energy use through the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, which has already generated year-over-year growth of solar power and other clean resources. In 2014 alone, Maryland installed 40 megawatts of residential solar, powering more than 6,500 homes, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. This represented a 60 percent increase in megawatts installed since 2013. The state’s solar industry also employs 3,000 residents.
As the first company to introduce solar as a service to American homeowners, Sunrun has reinvented the way people buy electricity. Sunrun gives homeowners access to the smartest energy source – sunlight – and takes care of everything so families can focus on more important things, like putting savings back in their pockets each month.
Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) is the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States with a mission to create a planet run by the sun. Since establishing the solar as a service model in 2007, Sunrun continues to lead the industry in providing clean energy to homeowners with little to no upfront cost and at a savings to traditional electricity. The company designs, installs, finances, insures, monitors and maintains the solar panels on a homeowner's roof, while families receive predictable pricing for 20 years or more. For more information please visit: www.sunrun.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, statements regarding expansion, future hiring and future potential for a specific market. Forward-looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which such performance or results will be achieved, if at all. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward looking statements. You should read the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Sunrun's quarterly report on Form 10-Q, which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and identifies certain of these and additional risks and uncertainties. We do not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
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Released December 22, 2015