As Sonnen's 10,000th shipment customer, German homeowner Stefan Wolpert receives from Sonnen an extra 2 kilowatts of battery capacity and a free membership to sonnenCommunity
As Sonnen's 10,000th shipment customer, German homeowner Stefan Wolpert receives from Sonnen an extra 2 kilowatts of battery capacity and a free membership to sonnenCommunity

The global smart energy storage market has a well-known, vaunted player--Tesla--who's giving a bit of what-for to the grid gate keepers that be. Sonnen is not a known quantity, but if it keeps the mojo that has characterized its start in the past few months, it may soon gain legitimacy as a contender in Tesla's own backyard.

Greentech Media staffer Julia Pyper reports that Sonnen reports on Sonnen's shipment of its 10,000th battery system, its expansion plans in the United States with a headquarters and distribution network, and its world-domination strategy. Pyper notes that Sonnen ultimately sees batteries offering financial and resiliency benefits across the U.S., and is currently working with Spruce to offer attractive financing packages for energy storage in all 50 states. Pyper writes:

Sonnen is not the only company seeking to empower customers through energy storage, however. Tesla and several other contenders are also making major energy storage plays.

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