Where can I go to find more information about a sonnenBatterie and get a quote? 

If you’d like to get a quote for sonnenBatterie installation you can complete their enquiry form to receive a call back.

What do I do if I have a question about my smart export guarantee (SEG) / feed in tariff (FITs) payment?

If you’re already registered for the feed in tariff (FIT) / smart export guarantee (SEG) scheme with another supplier, you’re not required to transfer either of them to Shell Energy. If you want to discuss switching with us you speak to our dedicated Fits team on 03300 945 806 Monday to Friday or email feedintariffs@shellenergy.co.uk 

How will the solar credit appear on my account?

If you’ve qualified for the solar credit you’ll see it appear on your bill as a credit. It’ll be labelled as solar credit in the ‘Other charges and credits’ section which is found on page 3 of your bill.

How do I sign up to the tariff?

Signing up is easy. Just call our dedicated sales team on 03300 949 182

What information do I need before I can sign up to the tariff?

If you’re an existing customer, and already have your sonnenBatterie installed, you’ll need to provide your Shell Energy account number and your sonnenBatterie number.

We’ll also ask you to confirm your Solar PV system ownership (MCS certificate) or sonnenBatterie commissioning certificate. We reserve the right not to apply Solar credits if you’re unable to confirm ownership of Solar PV and sonnenBatterie at your address.

What is the eligibility criteria for this tariff?

  • Own a solar PV system and a sonnenBatterie
  • Use a credit meter (not a prepayment meter)
  • Pay your energy bills by monthly Direct Debit

How are solar credits earned?

Solar credits are earned during the summer months (June 2021, July 2021 and August 2021). Sonnen will export the excess energy from your battery into the grid to provide cleaner electricity for other households to use.

How are the solar credits calculated?

With this tariff you are entitled to an electricity account credit (solar credits) of up to £150. This is based on deemed export of 1,000 kWh over the summer months of 2021 (June, July and August).

When will I receive my solar credits?

Solar Credits earned in June 2021, July 2021 and August 2021 will be awarded in December 2021, January 2022 and February 2022.

Do I need to have solar panels installed as well as a battery to take this tariff?

Yes, you must have solar panels installed and you must be the owner.

Will taking this tariff impact my current feed in tariff (FITs) payments?

Moving onto this tariff and receiving the solar credit will not have any impact on your current feed in tariff arrangements.

What other products are available through Sonnen?

Sonnen has a number of innovative energy saving products which can be seen on their website here.

What are Sonnen’s call centre opening hours?

9am - 5pm Monday to Friday. 

What should I do if I have a problem with my sonnenBatterie? 

If you have any problems with your battery, you’ll need to contact sonnen’s technical support on +44 203 854 4081 or email international-service@sonnen.de