Introducing a revolutionary solution from sonnen that combines home automation and clean energy to create the ultimate smart home powered by solar energy.

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Energy Automation with ecoLinx.

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 works with leading front-end home automation systems — including Crestron and Control4 — and controllable circuit breakers to fully manage a home’s energy usage.

 

How Energy Automation works:

The ecoLinx and energy automation software enhances home automation systems by integrating them with residential solar and energy storage, bringing clean tech to smart homes and enabling the ecoLinx to manage how energy is consumed and devices are powered throughout your home.  By combining the sonnen ecoLinx intelligent energy storage system with controllable circuit breakers and home automation system, you can create the ultimate smart home powered by the cleanest energy available.

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Key Applications of Energy Automation

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Smart Configurable Backup

By working with leading home automation systems and controllable circuit breakers, energy automation software allows you to dynamically select how long your backup power will last during a grid outage and automatically manages how your stored energy is used. 

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Smart Weather Forecasting

Using smart weather forecasting, the energy automation with ecoLinx system detects severe weather, alerts you of a potential power outage, and automatically increases your backup power reserve, ensuring that ample energy is stored to ensure that your family stays powered and protected during an outage.  

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Smart Demand Control & Load Management

By using advanced software and technology, the system automatically manages and maximizes the use of clean, stored energy to offset peak utility rates and power the home in the cleanest and most efficient way possible. Overall, it allows you to use cleaner, less expensive energy generated during the day and re-deploy it during peak hours (like at night) to ultimately minimize costs and reduce your carbon footprint - without sacrificing comfort. 

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Configurable User Interface

The ultra-smart, flexible, user-friendly energy automation software in the ecoLinx provides a flexible user interface that integrates with leading home automation systems, including Control4 and Crestron, to manage how your smart devices are powered within the home - including controllable lights, shades, thermostats and more.

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24 Hour Solar Self-consumption

The ecoLinx seamlessly integrates with new and existing solar systems to provide access to the benefits of solar energy production 24-hours a day! sonnen's smart electronics manage energy use throughout the day, detecting when there's excess power and storing it for use at night.

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Time-of-Use Management

The ecoLinx stores energy when it is abundant and less expensive and uses it to power your home when energy is less abundant and more expensive. By managing energy usage throughout the day, ecoLinx uses advanced features - like smart demand control and smart load management - to lower electricity bills, decrease carbon emissions and maximize clean energy usage throughout the day.

Tech Specs sonnen ecoLinx

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Power Unit

Continuous output: (AC) 8,000 W 
Usable capacity: 10 kWh - 20 kWh (in 2 kWh steps) 
Dimensions (in) W/H/D: 26/84/16 
Backup power capability



UL Listing

Certified to UL 9540, UL 1741 (inverter) and UL 1973 (batteries) standards and FCC part 15 Class B compliant.

Nominal Power Rating

Off-grid output at 25 deg C: 7kW for ecoLinx 10 and 8kW for ecoLinx 12-20 
On-grid output at 25 deg C: 7kW for ecoLinx 10-20

Applications

Smart configurable backup power
Smart demand control and load management
Smart weather forecasting
Time-of-use management
Solar self-consumption
Home automation integration

Lifespan / Warranty*

Industry leading standard lifetime of 15,000 charge cycles or 15 years. 
*Please observe our applicable warranty conditions

General

Maximum efficiency of inverter: 93 % 
Ambient temperatures: 41 – 113° F
Enclosure Rating: NEMA 12
AC Specifications: 240 VAC / split phase / 60 Hz

A Safe, All-in-One Intelligent Energy Management and Storage System

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The Battery – safe, durable and long-lasting

The ecoLinx intelligent energy storage system uses lithium-iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery technology, one of the most reliable, safest and longest-lasting storage technologies currently available. LiFePO4 is one of the most popular technologies for stationary storage systems due to its uniquely high chemical stability and resulting high reliability, durability and long lifespan.

Our ecoLinx intelligent energy management and storage systems are warrantied to last for 15,000 cycles / 15 years and are UL Listed, ensuring safety and performance for your home.

All-in-one Design - sleek, smart and customizable

The ecoLinx is a complete intelligent energy storage system - ready for connection. This means that inside of every ecoLinx you'll find not only the extremely durable battery modules but also an inverter, the intelligent CPU, <100ms Automatic Transfer Switch, balance of systems and an intelligent energy manager that controls it all - in one sleek unit.

Each ecoLinx unit is scalable in size from 10kWh up to 20kWh and multiple units can be installed in parallel with separate protected loads panels for each unit.

Note: The ecoLinx system does not include controllable circuit breakers, the Adapt Energy Automation Panel, or front-end home automation systems.

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CE Pro 2018 BEST Award Winner

sonnen's was awarded the 2018 CEPro BEST Award for our energy automation with ecoLinx product - an intelligent energy management and storage product that blends clean technology with home automation creating the ultimate way to power smart homes.  The CEPro BEST award offers an incredible glimpse into the future for the entire residential integration industry and winner truly represent the cutting edge of technology.

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