Video - “At what stage are German makers of pv home storage devices?”
Many producers showcased their storage devices at the Intersolar Europe trade fair in Munich. Jonathan Gifford, pv magazine global editor, and Götz Fischbeck, CEO of company Smart Solar Consulting, visited the exhibits and conducted a series of interviews with the companies, including Sonnen, Senec, E3/DC and Mercedes-Benz. Fischbeck says installing a storage device with a residential pv array has become a “no-brainer” in Germany. The penetration rate reached 70 percent this year for newly installed home pv arrays, compared to 40 percent last year.
Watch the ten-minute video in English here.