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Virtual Power Plant


A unique Virtual Power Plant (VPP) program that maximizes the benefits of a sonnen battery for customers who want to have it all.

  • Lower electricity bills
  • Rewards for supporting the grid
  • Access to clean energy VPP
  • Backup Power and more
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Earn rewards for being part of a clean energy network.

Now sonnen customers can join sonnenConnect, a virtual power plant program that offers an alternative to solar net metering and backup power alone. By becoming part of the sonnenConnect network, sonnen battery customers gain greater control over their daily energy usage and participate in a clean energy network that earns money by providing services to stabilize the local grid.


Download the new sonnen App!

Take control and manage your clean energy to power your life at home.

1. Get more insights into your energy usage with Data Mode

2. Learn how you are contributing to the sonnenCommunity and a clean energy future

3. Manage how your home stays powered and protected during outages


Go Beyond Backup Power and Beyond Net Metering with sonnenConnect.

sonnenConnect is an innovative VPP program that allows you to maximize the benefits of your sonnen battery plus solar system without having to change the way you live your life. Currently, the program is only available in California with goals to expand this program to other states in the near future.

Earn rewards for using your battery.

By joining sonnenConnect, your energy usage will be professionally managed to reduce your daily use of high-cost peak energy giving you a lower electricity bill and earn you money when your battery is used to help stabilize the local grid when it’s needed most.

Stay powered and protected.

Gain access to safe and reliable backup power that keeps your home powered and protected when the grid goes down. As part of the VPP your ability to provide your own emergency backup also support resiliency for the local grid.

Support a clean energy future.

Reduce your own CO2 emissions and become part of the growing global sonnenCommunity that is building a clean, reliable and affordable energy future for everyone.

sonnenConnect give you benefits and rewards for clean energy.

Go Beyond Net Metering and Beyond Backup Power with sonnenConnect.

Our smart battery program rewards customers for allowing sonnen to remotely manage their solar plus battery system to benefit our customers and enable the clean energy transition.

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sonnenConnect California
sonnenConnect Program

Join sonnenConnect to Earn Rewards for Your Battery.

By enrolling your sonnen battery in the sonnenConnect California program, your benefits can total up to $2,100* per year in electricity bill savings and cash rewards for helping stabilize the local grid. Learn how you can Go Beyond Net-metering™ with sonnen to help build a clean and reliable energy future for California and get paid for it.

*Actual value is dependent upon your sonnen system size and enrollment requires that you own your battery and are approved for the program by sonnen.

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