Sunrun's Solar Education

Welcome to your go-to resource for all things solar. Get the information you need with in-depth solar articles, helpful FAQ's, videos, terms, and more. From breaking down the basics to maximizing your solar savings, we're here to help you every step of the way.

  • Megawatt


    A unit of electrical power equal to one million watts.

  • Gigawatt


    A unit of electrical power equal to one billion watts or 1000 megawatts.

  • Solar Panel Warranty

    Solar Panel Warranty

    A guarantee from the solar panel manufacturer or installer to ensure production levels and equipment reliability. 

  • Solar Incentives

    Solar Incentives

    Electricity consumers are offered financial incentives from federal, state, and local government to install solar systems on their homes.