About Us - Sunna-Design

About Us

Sunna Design is the leader of solar energy management for autonomous and connected applications, with solar street lighting being our core business.

Our Vision : the mass deployment of smart solar solutions, fully connected and powered by renewable energy, to build tomorrow’s cities, territories and rural environments sustainably.

Our unique know-how revolves around the complete mastery of technologies for solar energy generation, storage and management; of digital, and most importantly of their effective integration within high quality ‘Plug and Play’ industrial applications.

To date, we have filed 14 patents for breakthrough innovations, and have thus taken a compelling leading position in this sector.

Our solutions stand out for their remarkable robustness, durability, recyclability and unequalled performance in hot, temperate or cold climates. This is the case thanks to our differentiating battery technology combined with our smart in-built electronics.

« We are an extremely passionate and dedicated team and we offer full service from R&D up until execution. »

All our offers are fully connected and digital, allowing innovative services to be developed and IoT (Internet of Things) applications to be designed on demand and integrated into custom devices.

Our solar lighting solutions have successfully been implemented on all continents, where tens of thousands of solar lighting devices have already been deployed.

Our business model is based on the servicing of global clients as well as on the development of key regional partnerships to strengthen our presence locally.

Since our company was founded in 2011, our industrial innovations and our notable achievements have been rewarded by 10 international prizes.

 

We have recently been awarded the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Award in 2017 and the Zayed Future Energy Award in 2018.

 

Sunna Design Milestones & Achievements

2011 : Creation of Sunna Design

2012 : R&D partnership deal with the CEA-INES

2013 : Sunna Design raised 1.3 million Euros in funding

2014 : Thomas Samuel, Founder and President of Sunna Design, received the MIT Young Innovator Award

2015 : Second capital raising of 5.3 million Euros

2016 : Sunna Design acquired the label « Factory of the Future »

2017 : Sunna Design won the Bloomberg New Energy Finance prize

2017 : Third capital raising of 7 million Euros

2018 : Sunna Design won the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2018, SME category

2018 : Ignace de Prest joins Sunna Design as CEO

Our Quality Policy

Our objective is to offer the most efficient products on the market, adapted to your expectations in terms of quality and usage. We rigorously test all our products before shipping to ensure flawless quality and reliability.

 

Our quality management system is integrated at all levels of the company and guarantees the satisfaction of our customers’ requirements, in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.

 

In order to always provide the best solution to our customers, we initiated a quality process since 2015 to obtain the ISO 9001:2008 certification, and we are planning to upgrade with the acquisition of the ISO 9001:2015 certification by the end of the year.

 

Our solutions are entirely designed and manufactured in France, in our factory near Bordeaux, and integrate our 14 technological patents.

Factory 4.0

In 2016, Sunna Design inaugurated its ‘Factory of the Future’.

This innovative production unit, located in our premises near Bordeaux, simplifies the assembly process and increases the quality of our products.

Being a leader in our industry pushes us to market products of immaculate quality and our production capacity now reaches 100 000 products per year.

Thanks to the modularity of our assembly lines, their connectivity and their low electricity consumption, we are also able to replicate our assembly line process everywhere in the world.

OUR INVESTMENTS IN INDUSTRIAL R&D ENABLED US TO WIN THE "FACTORY OF THE FUTURE" LABEL IN NOVEMBER 2016.

Sunna Design in the World Tens of thousands of devices deployed