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Category: Sonnen

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Sonnen to unveil first Australian micro-grid, contemplates local manufacture

Sonnen to unveil first Australian micro-grid, contemplates local manufacture

Sonnen to announce first Australian micro-grid, or “SonnenCity”, where new housing developments come equipped with solar and storage. It says distributed energy key to slashing electricity prices.

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Sonnen waives monthly fees for battery customers in new deal with installers

Sonnen waives monthly fees for battery customers in new deal with installers

Sonnen offers “free energy” for households using approved installers, and says it has 2,000 battery sales so far in 2017 and keen to play FCAS market.

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Can Elon Musk's battery storage plant smash Australia's gas cartel?

Can Elon Musk’s battery storage plant smash Australia’s gas cartel?

Elon Musk and Tesla’s big battery is breaking open the gas cartel. New analysis shows margins for the big utilities will jump $2 billion over next three years because they control market bidding. Battery storage developers like Tesla and Sonnen will change that.

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Sonnen battery storage plan to take utilities "out of business"

Sonnen battery storage plan to take utilities “out of business”

Sonnen offers grid power for homes with solar and battery storage for a fixed annual fee as low as $360. It says the mobile phone-style plan – that merges peer-to-peer trading and virtual power plants – is designed to take traditional utilities out of business.

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German battery giant Sonnen teams with Australian solar tile maker to take on Tesla

German battery giant Sonnen teams with Australian solar tile maker to take on Tesla

German battery maker Sonnen in new partnership with Australian roofing company that is set to launch its own integrated solar tile.

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Global battery storage industry to fight Australia home bans

Global battery storage industry to fight Australia home bans

Global battery storage companies prepare to fight proposed Australian standards that could effectively ban battery storage from homes and garages, and put major dent into Australia’s claims of being first mass-market for the technology.

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German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen hopes to use its new solar and storage “free” electricity deal to muscle in on Australia’s peaking power market.

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Lithium-ion battery storage may be banned inside Australian homes

Lithium-ion battery storage may be banned inside Australian homes

Draft guidelines to be released by Standards Australia suggest lithium-ion battery storage devices like Tesla Powerwalls should be banned from inside homes and garages, and only installed in separate “kiosks” or bunkers. It threatens to bring the industry to a halt.

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Australian battery price war resumes, with Powerwall 2 delivery just 'weeks away'

Australian battery price war resumes, with Powerwall 2 delivery just ‘weeks away’

With the first shipment of Tesla’s Powerwall 2 battery systems set to hit Australian shores, prices of home energy storage continue to tumble, shifting the target market from early adopters, to the “early majority”.

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Sonnen wins US$1.5 million Zayed future energy prize

Sonnen wins US$1.5 million Zayed future energy prize

German battery manufacturer receives US$1.5 million award at opening ceremony of World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.

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Tesla vs LG vs Sony vs ... storage goes head to head at new ACT test centre

Tesla vs LG vs Sony vs … storage goes head to head at new ACT test centre

ACT, ARENA launch 3-year trial of eight leading battery storage technologies to see which works best for consumers.