US solar energy systems provider Vivint Solar will expand its service and product portfolio with the battery technology of German storage solutions developer Mercedes-Benz Energy.
Vivint Solar will use its solar energy products expertise and its position in the US energy market to introduce the German home storage technology to American households. Mercedes-Benz Energy will contribute its high quality battery technology also used in the Mercedes-Benz electric and hybrid cars. Boris von Bormann, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas, LLC., describes the partnership goals: “With batteries featuring the best in automotive engineering from Mercedes-Benz, and high-quality solar energy systems from Vivint Solar, our solution allows customers to take the next step toward a sustainable energy future. The launch of our home battery system in Europe has been successful and we are thrilled to be working with Vivint Solar to bring a reliable and compelling solar plus storage offering to American homes.”
The home storage systems of the two companies are planned to be adaptable to the customers’ individual needs and to generate up to 20kWh of energy. Vivint Solar will start the project and the offering of their new home storage system in California.
Source: Vivint Solar
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