Sonnen offers digital energy services via its sonnenCommunity platform, including sonnenBatterie, which optimises the use of solar power. It has used new business models for a decentralised energy system. Recently, sonnen put Germany’s biggest virtual battery into operation, based on a network of home electricity storage systems.
“Sonnen is one of the global leaders in smart, distributed energy storage systems and has a track record of customer-focused innovation. Full ownership of Sonnen will allow us to offer more choice to customers seeking reliable, affordable and cleaner energy,” said Mark Gainsborough, executive vice president new energies at Shell.