German Energy Storage Company Manufacturing in Adelaide

German energy storage company Sonnen will use the old Adelaide GM Holden factory to manufacture lithium-ion batteries, with the new production facility expected to be up and running within two months.


The site at Elizabeth will become Sonnen’s central shipping facility for the Asia and South Pacific Region. The announcement comes after the South Australian government unveiled details regarding its $100 million Home Battery Scheme, which is to see $100 million in low interest loans for South Australia’s looking to invest in solar energy options for their homes.


Over the next five years, 50,000 energy storage systems  are to be manufactured and assembled at the plant, creating approximately 430 manufacturing and installation jobs in the state.