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sonnen celebrates its tenth anniversary and progress to become the utility of the future

Wildpoldsried, May 14, 2020 – sonnen celebrates the company’s 10th anniversary. Starting with a prototype in der founder’s garage, to one of the world largest virtual power plants based on home storage, sonnen has pioneered the way how households can use clean energy.

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sonnen’s virtual battery takes part in DA/RE digital platform provided by TransnetBW and Netze BW

Wildpoldsried, 11th July 2019 - As part of the new DA/RE digital platform, sonnen’s virtual battery will help to shape the future of congestion management. In this, use is made of previously-untapped redispatch potential in Baden-Württemberg’s distribution networks.

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sonnen appoints Gavin Stokes as Country Director UK and Ireland

Wildpoldsried, July 1st - Gavin Stokes joins sonnen as Country Director UK & Ireland from July 1st 2019. He will be responsible for further developing sonnen’s growth strategy for its residential storage system and Virtual Power Plant platform (VPP) in that market

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Kaluza and sonnen pen platform partnership to ramp-up grid flexibility

Energy tech firm Kaluza and battery storage manufacturer sonnen have penned a new partnership to introduce new flexibility onto the UK’s grid.

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sonnen’s Acquisition by Shell New Energies Awarded European Deal of the Year

Cleantech Group has awarded sonnen the European Deal of the Year for its acquisition by Shell New Energies. The award recognizes the stand-out deal for the period from March 2018 to March 2019, considered not only for its financial characteristics, but also for the wider impact and what the deal says for the future of deal-making for clean technology companies and investors, and for the direction and future of sustainable innovation.

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Energy Storage News - Sonnen’s newest technology deployed in UK energy market for the first time

Installations of sonnen’s latest hybrid battery storage units are underway, alongside new residential solar arrays, as part of a Local Energy Market (LEM) being built by one of the UK’s largest energy companies to test the capabilities of a virtual marketplace of distributed energy resources.

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