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15.02.2019

Shell agrees to acquire sonnen, expanding its offering of residential smart energy storage and energy services

Shell* has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households. This follows an investment by Shell in May 2018 and means that post regulatory approval and completion sonnen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell.

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05.12.2018

Households replacing power stations in Germany - sonnen is putting the largest virtual battery of its kind into operation creating the power grid of the future

For the first time, sonnen is providing balancing power for the energy market by means of residential energy storage systems networked across the whole of Germany. The sonnen virtual battery, which is now online, is currently the largest of its kind that is able to compensate for fluctuations in the power grid. As a result, German households are now in a position to take over all the tasks of conventional power stations.

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01.10.2018

Largest merger in the storage market - DieEnergieFabrik (DEF) and sonnen are launching a cooperation

DieEnergieFabrik has decided on a comprehensive cooperation with sonnen in order to be ideally positioned for the rapidly growing market for domestic storage units. Senec’s largest partner, which sold around a third of the company’s storage units in 2017, is thus switching to sonnen.

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30.05.2018

sonnen and the Eigenheimerverband Bayern e.V. initiate a collaboration for over 80,000 members

sonnen and the Bavarian Homeowners’ Association have initiated a collaboration for the members of the association. The more than 80,000 homeowners

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23.05.2018

sonnen Closes New €60 Million Financing Round and Adds Shell Ventures as New Investor

As a world leader in smart, residential solar storage solutions, sonnen will be able to leverage this financing to strengthen its lead and accelerate growth in markets such as the United States and Australia. 

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03.05.2018

sonnen stores and trades regional green energy among connected households, alleviating bottlenecks in the power grid and offering digital proof of energy transactions via blockchain Paragraph

With the "Flex Platform", in Germany, sonnen is presenting a completely new approach, by which excess green energy can be utilized by a network of sonnenBatterie systems.

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27.03.2018

sonnen is offering its own battery storage unit subsidies in Austria

Customers who have received written rejection for storage unit subsidies in Austria can contact sonnen or a regional specialist partner by 31 May 2018. Subsidies of up to 2,500 euros (gross) per sonnenBatterie are possible.

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14.03.2018

Smart local grids with blockchain - sonnen is participating in the NEMoGrid project

sonnen is continuing to promote the use of blockchain technology in the energy sector and as part of its efforts is participating in the EU NEMoGrid project.

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27.02.2018

sonnen forms strategic alliance for energy storage systems with the government of South Australia

sonnen has reached an agreement with the government of the state of South Australia to build a production facility for storage batteries in Adelaide.

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23.10.2017

sonnen to deliver 20,000 storage systems to newly-formed „Energy Alliance Italia”

The newly-formed “Energy Alliance Italia” announced today an agreement to install 20,000 sonnenBatteries in Italy over the next 24 months. The alliance consists of the largest and most innovative installers across Italy, including Supersolar, Smile Energy, CDNE, Rex Energy and Sky NRG. 

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13.10.2017

sonnen builds first sonnen city in the USA

sonnen is installing its sonnenBatterie energy storage solution in 3,000 new homes in the US state of Arizona. This is part of the new concept by home builder and urban planner Mandalay Homes, which is building a new community in Prescott Valley in the US state of Arizona.

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01.08.2017

sonnen appoints Jean-Baptiste Cornefert as new Managing Director of sonnen eServices

Jean-Baptiste Cornefert will take over as managing director of sonnen eServices, starting September 18, 2017. His responsibilities at sonnen will include the continued expansion of the sonnenCommunity and the development of innovative electricity services that connect clean decentralised energy.

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26.01.2017

sonnen gives energy independence to apartment owners and renters and guarantees free electricity for 10 years

Until now, it was only possible for home owners to use a home energy storage unit that was connected to their own photovoltaic system or another off-grid energy source. However, members of the sonnenCommunity in Germany can now obtain, store and use free electricity from the community without needing to generate their own power.

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23.01.2017

sonnen earns two prestigious awards for continued excellence in clean technology global leadership

For the third year in a row, sonnen has been included in the Global Cleantech 100 list as a leading innovator in the cleantech industry. This year, sonnen also earned the "Continued Excellence Award" for being the most innovative company included on the list for three consecutive years.

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06.12.2016

1,100 energy storage systems - sonnen sets a monthly delivery record with its sonnenBatterie

During the month of November the sonnen group, the world’s biggest manufacturer of intelligent energy storage systems, delivered about 1,100 sonnenBatterie. This set a new record as it was the first time in the history of the company to deliver more than 1,000 energy storage systems within one month. The biggest share went to the German market, followed by Italy and the US.

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10.11.2016

Deloitte appoints sonnen as one of the ten fastest growing technology companies in Germany

The sonnen Group, European market leader for intelligent energy storage systems, has been awarded the "Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award" for the second time in a row. sonnen achieved a Top 10 placement in this year’s ranking.

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31.10.2016

sonnenBatterie now available in Norway

The sonnen group, market leader for residential battery storage in Europe, is expanding further into new markets and is now offering its smart energy storage system “sonnenBatterie” in Norway.

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17.10.2016

sonnen secures $85 million in growth capital and gains new partners in creating the future of energy.

The sonnen Group, the market leader in intelligent battery storage in Europe, successfully completed a new financing round with a total equity amount of $85 million USD.

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21.12.2015

sonnen ships its production units of smart battery storage system, sonnenBatterie, in the United States

One of the world's top-selling battery storage systems is now available in the USA.

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25.11.2015

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sonnenCommunity connects households and makes conventional electricity suppliers obsolete through self-generated power