Sonnen Brings Battery Storage to Illinois Development

May 28, 2019
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Battery manufacturer Sonnen will provide an entire Illinois development of environmentally friendly homes with a battery power storage system, according to Green Tech Media.

Sonnen will outfit each house with a 20-kilowatt-hour ecoLinx battery system in an upcoming development by Evolutionary Home Builders. The 28-home “Wildwood of Marengo” project, located due west of Chicago, will meet the standards of the Passive House Institute United States, and feature a 120-acre ecological restoration of the surrounding prairie.

Evolutionary has finished the model home and will move ahead with development this summer, said founder Brandon Weiss.

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