Archives from Months May, 2014

Tech Tip: An Overview of the SMA Cluster Controller


SMA’s Technical Service Engineer Gilbert Jin takes you through a quick overview of the Cluster Controller. He explains which ports are responsible for which sensors and grid management specifications, runs through the interface of the device, and then looks at the web interface of the Cluster Controller.

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External Router Replaces Integrated GSM Modem

External router replaced integrated GSM modem

From the end of May, SMA can no longer offer the Sunny WebBox integrated GSM modem as a product solution. The reason for this is the discontinuation of a component. Frank Blessing, Product Manager of Residential Solutions, explains the background and presents the alternative for the future.

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Online training on the SMA Fuel Save Solution

SMA web-based training hybrid energy

The SMA Solar Academy has recently developed a free web-based training, which provides an overview on the entire topic of Industrial Hybrid Energy Solutions. The online self-learning course takes about half an hour to complete and is open to everyone interested in learning the basics of this topic in an interactive way.

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Intersolar 2014: SMA Storage Solutions in the Spotlight

From June 4-6, 2014, the world’s largest trade show for the solar industry, Intersolar Europe, will once again open its doors. We spoke to SMA Managing Board member Marko Werner for a sneak preview on what we can expect at the SMA booth.

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What is the German Energiewende?


Germany has drawn a lot of international attention for its aim to switch to a renewable energy economy and leave nuclear and fossil energy behind. A lot of the international reporting about the German Energy Transition, or Energiewende, has, however, been misleading — for instance, when it comes to the role of coal power, energy price trends, and carbon emissions.

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Work Life Balance Redefined

work life balance redefined

While research has demonstrated that organizations that have a balance of women leaders at the senior level outperform organizations that don’t, statistics show that only one-third of U.S. women senior managers are married with children. It begs the following questions: How can you juggle a highly demanding career and family harmoniously? How do you combine professional success, development, and satisfaction with a real commitment to family?

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My Way to SMA

Jan at work.

“To provide more and more people across the globe with renewable energies.” SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has dedicated itself to this vision and I have been working right alongside them to this end. My name is Jan Gierse and I am 24 years old. I have been a part of the company and the vision for a good year now and want to tell you about how I found my way to SMA, and what I have done here.

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Why Would You Need a PV Inverter With Integrated Battery?


The  Sunny Boy Smart Energy is now available. Check out our new comic video to find out what it can do and why it is the perfect choice for you.

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