That’s right – Victoria is no stranger to scorching summers and an abundance of sunshine.

As such, it’s no wonder then that so many Victorians are exploring solar energy as a way to not only reduce their carbon footprint, but also to save significantly on their energy bills.

One of the standout players in this solar revolution is the Sonnen solar battery, also known as sonnenBatterie. And there’s a huge number of reasons why.

In this article, we’ll discuss what drives Sonnen as a company, explore what sets their wonderful solar batteries apart, take a look at their battery models, discuss available rebates, and help you decide if a Sonnen solar battery is the right choice for you.

But first:

Before we delve into the specifics of Sonnen and their innovative solar battery technology, let’s take a moment to appreciate the potential savings that solar panels and batteries can offer to Australian households.

According to recent statistics, switching to solar can result in annual savings of over $1,000 on energy bills. With hundreds of thousands of Victorians already taking advantage of solar power, it’s clear that solar energy is on the rise.

Interested? You bet.

About Sonnen as a Company

Sonnen, founded in Germany, has established itself as a global leader in energy storage solutions.

Their long-lasting, trusted commitment to clean, reliable, and affordable energy aligns perfectly with the Australian market’s growing appetite for sustainable power sources. One of Sonnen’s flagship products is the Sonnen solar battery, known as sonnenBatterie, which has gained popularity not only in Europe but across our country as well.

What Makes Sonnen Solar Batteries Different?

Sonnen’s solar batteries stand out for several reasons:

  • Smart and intelligently compact design: The SonnenBatterie Evo is a prime example of German engineering and design excellence. Its smart and compact design makes it suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations.
  • Backup power functionality: One of the standout features of Sonnen solar batteries is their ability to provide backup power during blackouts. With a continuous 5kW output and a surge capacity of 7kW, you can keep essential appliances running even when the grid goes down.
  • Performance optimisation: Sonnen batteries come equipped with a proprietary intelligent Battery Management System and sonnenInverter, designed to support demand response programs and Virtual Power Plants, enhancing performance.
  • Industry-leading warranty: With a 10-year or 10,000 charge cycle warranty, Sonnen provides peace of mind, and their local service, sales, and support in Australia ensure you’re never far from assistance.

Which Models of Solar Battery does Sonnen Manufacture?

Sonnen offers a range of solar batteries to cater to different household and business needs. Two of their most notable models include:

sonnenBatterie Evo

  • Outdoor Rating: IP56
  • Useable Capacity: 10kWh
  • Warranty: 10 years

The sonnenBatterie Evo is designed for use in both outdoor and indoor installations, ensuring you can make the most of your solar energy generation day and night. It’s a versatile solution for households looking to maximise their energy independence at a reasonable price point.

sonnenBatterie Hybrid 9.53

  • Expandable: Up to 15 kWh
  • Battery Efficiency: 98%
  • Warranty: 10 years

The sonnenBatterie Hybrid 9.53 is a single-phase battery designed for ultimate flexibility. Its modular design allows you to adjust your storage capacity according to your household’s changing energy requirements, so it is often thought of as being a great choice for households with higher energy usage requirements.

Plus – sonnenBatterie offers continuous backup power with the addition of sonnenProtect, ensuring your home remains powered during blackouts.

You can learn more about Sonnen solar batteries via our website.

Is there a rebate available for Sonnen solar batteries in Victoria?

Taking advantage of solar rebates can make investing in a quality Sonnen solar battery even more appealing.

Take, for example, the recently announced Victorian Solar Battery Loan program.

The Victorian Solar Battery Loan program, offered by Solar Victoria, provides an opportunity for residents to access financial support for switching to solar energy. Currently, Solar Victoria is offering loans of up to $8,800 interest-free for a limited number of customers.

Wondering if you’re eligible? Call us today on 1300 137 567 and we’ll help you out!

How Do the Benefits of sonnenBatterie Relate to other Solar Batteries?

Here’s just some of the reasons why our customers choose Sonnen:

Quality and reliability: Sonnen is well-known for its high-quality German engineering and design. Their solar batteries are recognized for their reliability, stability, and durability, setting Sonnen aside from other companies who don’t harness the same track record.

  • Warranty: Sonnen offers a great warranty period on its products, typically covering their batteries for 10 years or 10,000 charge cycles. This extended warranty provides you with peace of mind, especially when compared to warranties offered by other manufacturers, which may vary in duration and coverage.
  • Innovative energy plans: Sonnen offers innovative energy plans that reward customers for using their solar battery to stabilise the electricity grid. This can lead to huge additional savings. What’s more, Sonnen’s virtual power plant (VPP) program, such as the SonnenConnect initiative, enables you to contribute to grid stability while benefiting financially from the exporting of your solar power.
  • Modular design: Some Sonnen models have a modular design, which allows you to adjust your storage capacity to meet evolving energy needs. This flexibility is not offered by all solar battery manufacturers and can be a significant advantage.
  • Local support: This is a big one. Sonnen has a celebrated presence in Australia, offering local service, sales, and support. This local support network can be crucial for customers who want assistance with installation, maintenance, or technical issues.

So – should I get a Sonnen solar battery?

Deciding whether to invest in a Sonnen solar battery ultimately depends on your specific needs, budget, and environmental values.

If you’re still wondering which solar battery is right for you, or need help comparing manufactures and models, we’d love to help. Just give us a call today on 1300 137 567.

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