sonnen is named as a Winner of 2016 Grid Edge Award for innovation

sonnen, the market leader in intelligent energy storage with over 10,000 installed sonnenBatterie systems, wins the 2016 Grid Edge Award for the capability to innovate distributed energy products that are impacting and disrupting the market.

APRIL 11, 2016 (LOS ANGELES) - sonnen, Inc. has been named as a Grid Edge 2016 Award winner by Greentech Media.


The Grid Edge Awards represent the top twenty companies or projects (e.g. utility deployments) that have a demonstrated potential to shape tomorrow's distributed energy system.

Greentech Media started the Grid Edge Awards in 2014 to identify companies that embody grid edge industry transformation. Winners include pioneers, established technology vendors, utilities, energy providers, and others who showcase innovative products, market-disrupting business models and an overall forward-looking vision.

"We're deeply honored to be among the 2016 Grid Edge Award winners", said Boris von Bormann, CEO of sonnen USA. "Our global vision is clean and affordable energy for all and sonnen is an innovator of storage solutions that are enabling distributed energy resources to become grid assets. By providing greater visibility and access to available energy resources using our technology, sonnen is helping empower the 21st century grid."

Awardees are nominated by and voted on by energy industry stakeholders, including the team of analysts at GMT Research.

sonnen, Inc. will receive the award at Grid Edge World Forum, taking place June 21-23 in San Jose, California.
About sonnen
Clean, affordable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Headquartered in the German energy village of Wildpoldsried, sonnen GmbH wants to enable all people to determine their own energy future. That means, among other things, the inexpensive production and storage of renewable energy and the intelligent networking of producers and consumers. sonnen thereby gives people around the world the opportunity to become independent of fossil fuels and conventional energy suppliers.

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Sonnen's mission is to provide clean and affordable energy for all. As the first mainstream grid tied residential energy storage company in the world and with 24,000 sonnenBatterie systems installed worldwide, sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions. The all-in-one sonnenBatterie smart energy storage solution easily integrates with new and existing solar installations to help homes manage their energy throughout the day-saving money, providing backup power, and maximizing the effective use of solar power day and night. Sonnen has won several awards for its energy innovations, including the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize, MIT's Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies in 2016, Global Cleantech 100 for 2015-2017, Greentech Media's 2016 Grid Edge Award for Innovation, and Cleantech's 2015 Company of the Year Award in both Israel and Europe.