Imagining the Future of Residential Solar (and Storage) With Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich

Sunrun is now the largest standalone solar company in the U.S. And as a public company, it faces increased scrutiny of its solar services model from investors who are skeptical about residential solar conditions.

On stage at the Solar Summit, we talked about some of the immediate challenges — investor sentiment, customer acquisition costs, and streamlining installations — that Sunrun is grappling with. (Squared subscribers can watch every single session.)

After that session, we whisked Jurich into a back room for a podcast interview about Sunrun's long-term outlook. We asked about the role of solar as a grid resource, the company's growing storage deployments, its new partnerships with utilities, and the evolution of customer choice. It offers a glimpse into her leadership style as the CEO of one of America's top solar companies.

“We often get stuck in the short term noise, we often miss this bigger, massive structural shift that's happening,” she said. Listen to her interview below.

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from GTM Solar https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/imagining-the-future-of-solar-with-sunrun-ceo-lynn-jurich

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