1. Sonnen Expands US Presence With Battery Manufacturing Hub in Atlanta

    Sonnen Expands US Presence With Battery Manufacturing Hub in Atlanta

    The German home battery startup Sonnen is expanding its U.S. footprint with a significant investment in a new North American Innovation Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Sonnen announced today that the InnovationHub will bring all of the company’s U.S. product development and manufacturing capabilities under one roof, allowing for new product innovation and the ability to rapidly scale up production capacity.

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    1. Sonnen U.S. has experienced exponential sales growth over the past year, making the Sonnen InnovationHub a smart investment to capitalize upon the immense potential of the North American energy storage market.
    2. We're not going to make [the factory] so that it's able to build thousands and thousands of units right away.
    3. In other words, we don't think you need a massive factory with the cheapest battery to make residential renewable energy storage work right now.
    4. We're going to be looking at it quarterly; we're going to be modularizing this.
    5. We're going to continue to lean on other manufacturers.
    6. We actually do significant business in Florida, because the small solar industry that is emerging in Florida is very excited about the idea of solar-plus-storage and energy security.
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