Sunrun Plans Major Hiring In Southern California

Residential solar installer Sunrun said this morning that it is planning a major hiring and expansion drive, with the hiring of 800 additional employees and the opening of ten new offices--many of them in Southern California. The San Francisco company said that it plans hiring and expansion in Escondido, North Hollywood, Orange County, Pomona, San Diego, and San Luis Obispo, among other locations. The company said the expansion comes due to increased consumer demand for home solar installation. Sunrun is venture backed by Accel Partners, Foundation Capital, Madrone Capital, and Sequoia Capital.