Archives from Months January, 2014

Technical Documentation and Updates in January

Technical Documentation and Updates in January

The purpose of this blog entry is to keep you informed about the latest updates and new publications for SMA devices released each month by the technical documentation team. This information will be made available on a monthly basis. This means that you will always be kept up to date and will never miss any changes or anything new that is published.

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Sunrise for the People of Bamyan, Afghanistan

Afghanistan PV Plant

The Bamyan province in Central Afghanistan is famous for its giant Buddha statues that were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. So far, people in this area have had no electrical system. They either relied on small diesel generators or domestic solar panels for their electricity supply or they had no access to electricity at all. This has changed recently. The Bamyan Renewable Energy Programme brought sustainable and cost-efficient solar energy to their lives.

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The Most Important Solar Statistics of 2013

Sunny Year for Solar

Add these numbers together and what do you get? Another big year for solar PV. 

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Why Choose A Central Inverter For Your Solar Project?

Sunny Central 500CP-US 600V

Central solar inverters have long been a prevalent choice among project developers, EPCs, integrators and other stakeholders engaged in large-scale solar development. They satisfy the demanding requirements of all parties from builders to financiers while providing low installed cost per watt. Central solar inverters are positioned to remain a popular technology for utility-scale and large commercial solar power conversion as their usage increases throughout the world and manufacturers continue to offer larger power classes with more innovative features.

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Saving Fuel in Asia Pacific: First PV Diesel Hybrid System in Operation

First SMA Fuel Save Solution on the island Tonga

Two colleagues from SMA Australia recently travelled to the South Pacific Island of Vava’u, Tonga to commission the SMA Fuel Save Controller for the first time in the Asia Pacific region. The country’s target is to supply 50 percent of the Kingdom’s power demand from renewable energy sources by the year 2020 and in an effort to reduce costs and offset carbon emissions, the island of Vava’u has now integrated photovoltaics into its diesel power generation system. SMA’s Tim Havron and Alexander Kaemmerer would like to share their experience with SMA’s Sunny Blog.

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