Sunrun Sets Up Engineering Center In Irvine, To Hire 50

Residential solar installation company Sunrun, which is based in San Francisco, said on Wednesday that it is opening up a new solar design engineering center in Irvine, where it expects to hire at least 50. Sunrun said the new design engineering center will create customized system designs for its customers around the country, and will include everything from system designers to technical support. Sunrun said the Irvine facility will be used as part of its process of designing residential solar power systems for its customers. Sunrun did not say why it selected Irvine for its new design and engineering center, however, Orange County is well known for its depth of engineering talent.