Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar to bring solar energy storage system to the US market
Post date: 18/05/2017 - 18:55
US installer Vivint Solar, Inc. and German Mercedes-Benz Energy, subsidiary of Daimler AG, announced a strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the United States. According to the companies, they will offer the batteries coupled with Vivint Solar's solar energy systems.
Each energy storage system will consist of modular 2.5 kWh batteries that can be scaled up to create a system as large as 20 kWh. Size dimensions are 47x25x29 cm per battery module, warranty is 10 years.
For Vivint Solar this is the first collaboration to integrate batteries with its offering. This will also be Mercedes-Benz Energy's first collaboration with a U.S. solar provider. Beginning in the second quarter, California is the first U.S. market where Vivint Solar will offer this solution directly to homeowners.