March 5th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Hot on the heels of the news of Shell New Energy acquiring sonnen, the company is restructuring its North American leadership team. Blake Richetta has been named CEO of the new sonnen Inc, which will focus on expanding the company's presence in North American markets. A team of industry-hardened leaders has been formed into a US Board of Directors to support the renewed push into new and existing markets for sonnen's products
February 15th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Shell is diving off the deep end into energy storage with the acquisition of 100% of Germany energy storage and solution provider sonnen
May 6th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
Sonnen is one of our favorite cleantech leaders. It is great at innovation, leadership, and vision. Last month, I published a January interview with sonnen CEO and co-founder Christoph Ostermann. The good folks at The Beam went and created a transcript of it. If you can't be bothered to watch a video but would like to read it, here you go!
April 1st, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
Germany-based startup sonnen is a solid leader globally in the residential energy storage market. In January, I spent a good amount of time talking with sonnen CEO and co-founder Christoph Ostermann. I had also interviewed him in January 2017, so this was a good opportunity to see what was new and also dive deeper into some interesting topics
December 1st, 2017 | by George Harvey
Puerto Rico has been devastated.
Yesterday, I spent about an hour watching a video that was taken from the dashboard of a car driving through the Puerto Rican countryside. My friend Joseph Mangum had driven for miles through the mountains, over roads with piles of wreckage on the sides that seemed endless. Beyond the wreckage was a countryside populated by trees that had been stripped bare
October 25th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla, sonnen, and other solar power companies are rushing to build solar-powered microgrids on Puerto Rico, where 80% of the population is still without electricity.
August 5th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Highly regarded battery storage firm sonnen was one of the big winners of the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize, winning in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) category. I interviewed sonnen CEO and co-founder Christoph Ostermann in January just after the company won the prize. It was a fun interview because of how futuristic sonnen's vision is and also because of Mr Ostermann's clear propensity for fun
December 6th, 2015 | by Glenn Meyers
Sonnenbatterie, Germany’s market leader for residential energy storage, has launched a community energy trading platform, sonnenCommunity, aimed at enabling trading [&hellip