News Digest Item
18 Oct 2017

"A small firm in Germany has big ambitions in green energy"

New York Times

German company Sonnen seeks to disrupt the energy market by decentralising energy supply and connecting energy-producing households with one another, Stanley Reed writes in the New York Times. The company from Bavaria, which is active in Europe, the US and Australia, was “a kind of energy Facebook”, says investor Paul-Josef Patt. He added that Sonnen might make utilities redundant as new electricity sources and progressing digitalisation are changing the energy market’s structure.

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