ecoLinx is the first intelligent energy management system that merges clean energy with home automation to create energy automation. The ecoLinx sleek, all-in-one energy management and clean energy storage solution now integrates with leading front-end home automation systems and controllable circuit breakers to fully manage a home’s energy usage.

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Upcoming Trainings and Events
Join us for one of our special trainings focused on growing your business with energy automation (EA) and sonnen ecoLinx.  Click below to register and learn more about our live events: 
 

NOTE:
* Recommended for Home Automation Integrators
^ Recommended for Solar Contractors

 

10/1 - Miami, FL - intro to sonnen, storage, & EA*
10/2 - North Richland Hills, TX (In-Person or Live-Stream) - Overview + LIVE Demo, Adapt Energy + sonnen*^ 
10/3 - Palm Beach County, FL - intro to sonnen, storage, & EA*
10/9 - North Richland Hills, TX (In-Person or Live-Stream) - Overview + LIVE Demo, Adapt Energy + sonnen*^ 
10/15 - West Columbia, SC - intro to sonnen, storage, & EA^ 
10/16 - North Richland Hills, TX (In-Person or Live-Stream) - Overview + LIVE Demo, Adapt Energy + sonnen*^ 
10/17 - Plainview, NY - sonnen + UI Supplies Mixer Event*
10/17 - Denver, CO - Lunch & Learn, CEDIA Recap*
10/18 - Vail, CO - Lunch & Learn, CEDIA Recap*
10/22 - Costa Mesa, CA - intro to sonnen, storage & EA*
10/22 - Norwood, MA - intro to sonnen storage & EA (link soon)*
10/23 - San Diego, CA - intro to sonnen, storage & EA*
10/23 - North Richland Hills, TX (In-Person or Live-Stream) - Overview + LIVE Demo, Adapt Energy + sonnen*^
10/24 - Palm Desert, CA - intro to sonnen, storage & EA*
10/29 - Costa Mesa, CA - sonnen technical certification training*^
10/30 - San Diego, CA - sonnen technical certification training*^
11/5 - San Jose CA -  intro to sonnen, storage & EA*
11/5 - Tucker, GA - sonnen + Savant + RacePoint Energy Workshop* (link soon)
11/7 - Irvine, CA - sonnen + Savant + RacePoint Energy Workshop* (link soon)
11/12 - Euless, TX -  intro to sonnen, storage & EA*
11/13 - New York, NY- sonnen + Savant + RacePoint Energy Workshop* (link soon)
11/14 - New York, NY- sonnen + Savant + RacePoint Energy Workshop* (link soon)
12/4 - Fishers, IN - sonnen + Savant + RacePoint Energy Workshop* (link soon)
 

Webinars
10/8 - CEDIA recap, sonnen & EA overview*
10/10 - CEDIA recap, sonnen & EA overview*
10/11 - Energy Management with sonnen + Savant + RacePoint Energy* (link soon)
11/19 - Intro. to Energy Automation* 
11/21 - Intro. to Energy Automation* 



 

Conferences

Solar Power International (SPI)
September 23 - 26
Salt Lake City, UT
Booth #2909
Click here to register for SPI 2019


 

  • The Future of Energy is Here - A Case Study on sonnen's Virtual Power Plant
    September 23 @ 10:20am MST
    Location: Salt Palace Convention Center

    Come hear sonnen, Inc. CEO Blake Richetta give a short business and technical overview of our Soleil Lofts Virtual Power Plant project, including key technology considerations for energy storage as a grid asset — safety, longevity, daily cycling, and more.

     

  • sonnen Soleil Lofts Gala
    Celebrate Soleil Lofts with sonnen at SPI!
    September 24
    7:00 - 10:30 PM MT
    Zions Bank Stadium
    Herriman, UT
    Click here to register



Azione Unlimited Conference
October 14 - 16
Seattle, WA


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Logos Awards sonnen - CEPro Best and Residential Systems BEST OF SHOW

Awards

Prestigious Awards for Energy Automation with ecoLinx

CEPro - BEST Award

Residential Systems - Best of Show Award

Other Distinguished Awards for Global Leadership

Zayed Future Energy Award

TecHome Brilliance Award

MIT - Top 50 Smartest Companies Award

Global Cleantech 100 Award

Hive 50 Award

And many more!

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sonnen is a proud member of the following industry organizations.

What is needed for the most basic Energy Automation System?
A sonnen ecoLinx battery and the ADAPT EA Package with controllable breakers.
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What does a basic Energy Automation system do?
Smart Weather Forecasting & Smart Configurable Backup along with the standard ecoLinx features.
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How many ADAPT EA Packages are needed per project?   
You will need (1) ADAPT EA Package for each ecoLinx unit. 
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Does an Energy Automation System require solar?
No, the ecoLinx system can charge from the grid when energy is more abundant and "clean" during off-peak times and re-deploy it during peak periods. All energy automation functionality and applications are possible (smart weather forecasting, smart configurable backup, smart demand control and load management).
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Where do I get the ADAPT Energy Automation Package?
You will purchase the ADAPT EA Package from PanTech Design.
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Which controllable breakers do I need?
The breakers we’ve tested and require are manufactured by Schneider Electric. They are SquareD breakers in the QOPLILC line. NOTE: PLILC is a very important part of the product description, as it designates the breaker as part of the Power Link series and can be controlled with a relay.  Example Part Number: (single pole 15 amp controllable breaker)  QO115PLILC.  Click here for QO115PLILC
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Where do I buy the controllable breakers?
The controllable breakers can be purchased from PanTech Design or a stocking distributor.  PanTech Design will sell the single-pole breakers for $60.00 USD and the double-pole breakers for $80.00 USD.  This price does not include shipping or tax.  
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Which breaker panel do I need for the QOPL Series Breakers?
Any QO Series load center from Schneider Electric can support the QOPL Series breakers.  Please note that QOPL Series breakers are not compatible with Schneider Electric HomeLine series load centers. Click here for QO Series Load Centers
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Does ecoLinx "talk" directly to home automation systems?
No, an ADAPT EA Package is required to connect the sonnen ecoLinx to other home automation systems. 
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How do I know which loads require controllable breakers?
Controllable breakers aren’t needed for every load.  In fact, they are only needed for loads that need to be dynamically turned ON or OFF during a grid outage. There are three types of loads:

Massive Loads: should always be OFF in an outage situation ie; water heater, hot tub, etc. These may not need controllable breakers at all depending on the design. Any load over 7000 watts must be treated as a massive load.

Critical Loads: should always remain ON in an outage no matter the circumstances ie; fridge, network, router, ADAPT EA Package, etc. These do not need controllable breakers but in some cases may require it.

Dynamic (optional) Loads: loads the customer may wish to “pick and choose” to stay ON de-pending on the outage situation ie; Smart Configurable Backup.  These are loads that should be focused on when specifying the load center for the “worst case scenario” to ensure the ecoLinx can support both the Critical Loads and Dynamic Loads when they are all on.
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How do I know what size breakers I need?
These will be sized just like you always have done and will be based on an electrical design done by an electrician(which could depend on your location).
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How do I eliminate the Protected Loads Panel (PLP)?
By placing controllable breakers in the main panel that will turn ON and dynamically manage loads in the event of an outage.  In this instance, any load that will need to be turned ON in an outage (including critical loads) will require a controllable breaker. 
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Does the sonnen ecoLinx directly control the breakers?  
No, an ADAPT Energy Automation Package is required in order to control the breakers.
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What are my next steps?
For more information, and to help us better assist you with next steps, please complete the Energy Automation Inquiry Form.
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