“Our goal is a world in which everyone is able to cover their energy needs with decentralised and intelligent clean energy systems that generate and store energy locally.
We also create energy communities where everyone can connect to share energy where and when it’s needed. Ultimately this will emancipate our world from the dependence on fossil fuels and anonymous energy corporations and provide us with greater control over our energy future.”
Christoph Ostermann, CEO sonnen GmbH, Germany
How the sonnenBatterie
grants you independence.
Morning: minimal energy production, high energy needs.
At sunrise the solar panels start to produce energy, though not enough to cover the morning energy needs. The sonnenBatterie will bridge the gap with the stored energy from the previous day.
Midday: highest energy production, low energy needs.
In the daytime the solar panels’ energy generation is at it’s peak. But since nobody is home the energy consumption is very low so that most of the generated energy is stored in the sonnenBatterie.
Evening: low energy production, high energy needs.
The highest daily energy consumption is in the evening when the solar panels produce little or no energy. The sonnenBatterie will cover the energy needs with the energy produced in the daytime.
The key to your smart energy home.
The sonnenBatterie optimises your household energy consumption by storing excess solar electricity for use later.
Adding a sonnenBatterie to your solar power system enables you to
- Maximise the use of your clean solar energy by storing excess solar
for use when you need it
- Keep the lights on and your solar working during power outages with
sonnen’s backup accessory
- Lower your electricity bills by reducing the amount of expensive
electricity you buy from the grid
- Monitor and manage your household energy usage with your
intuitive sonnen app
- Increase your independence from your electricity supplier
- Reduce your impact on the environment for future generations
Gain greater energy control.
The sonnenBatterie software allows you to monitor, analyse and control the electricity supply and demand of your household – anytime, anywhere.
Intelligent energy management
- Web portal and app to provide real time production and consumption data to help you monitor your energy usage
- Keep the lights on and your solar working during power outages with sonnen’s backup accessory
- Integrated energy management software uses weather data and historical energy usage to manage your energy supply
- Smart plugs automatically use excess solar to run appliances
- Remote system monitoring and software upgrades to ensure your system is working well – no maintenance required
- Charge from the grid on cheaper off-peak tariffs – avoid peak rate electricity prices
Safety and performance
- Works with existing and new solar
- Components are certified to the highest standards of safety and quality
- Market leading 10 year system warranty gives you added peace of mind
- The sonnenBatterie use lithium iron phosphate batteries – the safest lithium battery technology available today. These batteries offer greater longevity and higher safety than most other lithium-ion batteries that are commonly used in smartphones, laptops or electric cars.
- Product variety to suit your home – sonnen has a battery to suit your home whether it is single of three phase.
Quality ‘Made in Germany’
Engineered in the German village, Wildpoldsried, the sonnenBatterie is the superior choice for home energy storage.
Thousands of households around the world are using the sonnenBatterie to safely store their self produced energy. As a product ‘Made in Germany’, the sonnenBatterie fulfils the highest demands of safety and quality thus protecting your investment in the long run.
sonnenBatterie – Smart energy
storage for homeowners.
sonnen’s mission is to provide clean and affordable energy for all. A sonnenBatterie can connect to new and existing solar power systems to turn your house into a smart energy home – using more of the solar energy you generate during the day to provide power whenever you need it, protecting you from electricity price increases.
The sonnen difference.
sonnen has been an innovator in intelligent energy storage products that help our customers reach their goal to use clean, reliable and cost-effective energy. The sonnenBatterie has proven itself in over 40,000 households worldwide. The decision for a sonnenBatterie is a decision for the highest standards in safety and quality that German products are known for. With over eight years’ experience solely in home energy storage, sonnen gives you the confidence to take your energy future into your own hands and reduce your energy costs to a minimum today.
All included – high end components perfectly in tune for you.
The sonnenBatterie is a complete and ready to connect system. However, what does that mean? Inside every sonnenBatterie, you will not only find extremely durable battery modules, but also an invertor, an intelligent energy manager, measurement technology and of course the software to run it all smoothly. All in one handy box.
The sonnenBatterie components are perfectly attuned to each other – thereby ensuring a very high longevity and maximum quality. Because of its compact dimensions, you will save space and money.
The perfect storage size for any need.
Every household has individual energy requirements. To offer everyone the perfect storage solution the sonnenBatterie was developed as a multi-stage storage system that can be adapted to your energy needs. With sizes ranging from 2kWh to 16kWh, the sonnenBatterie will power a detached house, a multifamily house or a community of houses. Should your storage needs increase, you can easily expand the capacity of the sonnenBatterie in blocks at 2kWh. Should you ever require more power – for example if you are running a business – sonnen offers a variety of commercial pro systems that will suit you. Ask us about this today.
What sonnenBatterie is the right one for me?
With the sonnenBatterie eco and sonnenBatterie hybrid, we offer two intelligent storage solutions with very distinctive benefits. This enables you to choose the sonnenBatterie that best covers your energy needs.
If you value a high degree of flexibility the sonnebatterie eco is the right solution for you. It is not tied to the size or output power of a PV solar system. So no matter how much energy you plan to produce the sonnenBatterie eco will be the perfect addition to your personal energy solution.
You can easily connect it to your existing PV solar system or to any other energy sources such as wind generators.
The sonnenBatterie eco can be installed in both single phase and three phase households and can grow with your energy needs by adding extra battery modules at a later stage.
With the sonnenBatterie eco, you are eligible to take advantage of our sonnenFlat making you independent from traditional retailers, stabilising the grid and reducing your energy bills.
The sonnenBatterie Hybrid stands for maximum economic efficiency. Since the energy that is generated by a PV solar system is a direct current, it needs to beconverted to an alternating current for you to be able to use it in your home. That’s why every PV solar system needs an invertor. The sonnenBatterie hybrid comes with an integrated invertor thereby eliminating the need for an external PV invertor. The total cost of the PV solar system and the sonnenBatterie is noticeably reduced by removing the cost of this component and its installation. Thus making the whole system more compact, more efficient and clean energy even more affordable for everyone. The hybrid can also be connected to existing solar with the option of plugging new solar directly into it further down the track.
Regardless of what sonnebatterie model you choose – we guarantee that you will get the best possible solution for your needs!
The sonnenBatterie eco delivers savings and peace of mind day and night.
Use solar energy during the day & at night.
Harvest cheaper energy to use later.
Never worry about the lights going out.
With sonnen’s emergency power supply accessory – you are safe. It will reliably supply your household with stored energy during these power failures. Order a sonnenBatterie backup accessory as an option when buying your sonnenBatterie or upgrade to it later.
Gain energy autonomy.
With the sonnenBatterie you will always have the latest technology built in one system. Through smart Z-wave, relay control and load management the sonnenBatterie can help you achieve the highest level of autonomy.
Technical data sonnenBatterie eco & hybrid
Dimensions 4 – 10 kWh: 137/64/22
Dimensions 4 – 16 kWh: 184/64/22
10,000 charge cycles or 10 years
Automatically increase of household energy consumption during periods of high energy generation and intelligent forecasts of energy production and consumption based on weather updates and historical usage.
All common pool pumps and hot water systems Smart appliances
2.5 -3.3 kW
2 kWh – 16 kWh
(expandable in steps of 2 kWh)
Larger storage options available with the sonnenBatterie Pro
single phase, three phase
three phase hybrid
single phase hybrid coming soon
Everything included, ready to connect. Inside every sonnenBatterie you will find extremely durable battery modules, an inverter, an intelligent energy management system, measurement technology and software – all working together seamlessly to maximise your savings. The sonnenBatterie components are built into a single high quality casing ensuring maximum longevity with a small footprint.
Keep an eye on your energy
supply and consumption:
with the sonnen app.
The sonnen app paired with smart plugs can help you increase that independance even further. For example, you can use the sonnen app to start your washing machine while you are not even home to use up any surplus energy from your solar system.
This shifts the source of the energy you use from your energy provider to your home produced energy thereby increasing your degree of independence. Enjoy true transparency with the sonnen app. Anywhere, anytime.