Wildpoldsried/Grafenkirchen, August 30, 2017 – The sonnen group, market leader in home storage batteries, and renewable energy specialist hm-pv have confirmed the expansion of their long-term collaboration. hm-pv will run as a “sonnenBatterie Center”, becoming the exclusive distributor of the sonnenBatterie in their region. The contract volume includes 1,000 systems for the next 24 months.

‘We are convinced of the benefit of an exclusive partnership with sonnen. We chose to collaborate with sonnen after having tested all the competing products over the years. One thing is clear: the market leader offers not only the best product quality but also the most innovative services,’ asserts Helmut Mauerer, CEO of hm-pv.

sonnen and hm-pv have been working together since 2010. hm-pv has been offering a variety of storage batteries alongside the sonnenBatterie but effective immediately, it will only be offering the sonnenBatterie as part of their program.

‘hm-pv is one of the largest and most successful solar companies in Germany. It is innovative, focused on quality and is on a strong growth trajectory – the perfect partner for sonnen. We are looking forward to sharing many thousands of customers in the years to come and pursuing the goal of making clean, affordable energy accessible,’ says Philipp Schröder, Sales and Marketing Director at sonnen.

hm-pv has 15 years’ experience in solar and electricity installations, and is additionally involved in various different projects such as the E-Wald model project. hm-pv is also working with the Deggendorf Institute of Technology in the area of virtual power plants.

About sonnen
The sonnen Group is one of the fastest growing companies in Germany. In a ranking of the “Top 50 Smartest Companies 2016” by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), sonnen was listed alongside Amazon, Facebook and Tesla. Investors in the Bavarian company include the US technology corporation General Electric. sonnen already supplies over 100,000 people globally with clean energy. The sonnenCommunity is an online network based on the blockchain idea for sharing self-generated power.