28 Jul '16, 6pm

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Sonnen is breaking into the U.S. residential energy storage market, which has been growing exponentially in the last few years as net-metering dies off. Its new sonnenBatterie eco compact is a 4kWh residential solar battery solution similar to its competitors like Tesla's Powerwall. The eco compact applies Sonnen's self-learning software used in its commercial products to increase solar consumption, manage time of use and support grid services. Sonnen At $5,950, Sonnen's 4kWh eco compact is competitive, considering it includes an inverter and is warrantied for up to 10,000 cycles or 10 years. Comparatively, Tesla's 6.4kWh Powerwall retails at $3,000 but does not include the inverter. Sonnen's eco compact can also be expanded in 4kWh increments up to a 16kWh unit. “We’ve seen increasing demand from our installation partners for a lower cost energy storage product that enabl...

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