Sunrun Inc.and LG Chem today announced a partnership to launch LG Chem's energy storage technology in the U.S. residential solar market. Sunrun will offer LG Chem's lithium-ion RESU batteries through Sunrun BrightBoxTM solar generation plus energy storage systems.
"The energy storage market is advancing at a breakneck pace. At Sunrun, we are enabling a home energy management service that integrates rooftop solar generation with onsite energy storage to offer greater energy choice and savings to our customers while helping to modernize the grid," said Chief Marketing Officer Michael Grasso. "We're thrilled to offer LG Chem's best-in-class battery technology to homeowners. The partnership with LG Chem supports our financing advantage, enabling our customers to install solar plus energy storage for little to no money down."
"Sunrun understands the importance of giving consumers control of their energy by integrating storage with solar. Therefore Sunrun is the right partner for the launch of our residential energy storage product, the new RESU - a winner of ees Award at Intersolar Europe this year - into the North American market. With Sunrun BrightBox, Sunrun's at the forefront of solar plus energy storage innovation," said Wonjoon Suh, Global Marketing Department Leader of ESS Battery Division, LG Chem. "We share Sunrun's commitment to innovation and delivering quality solutions to customers. We look forward to bringing our advanced battery technology to the growing North American residential solar market."