Archives from Months July, 2015

Largest rooftop PV system in Latin America keeps PepsiCo plant fizzing


PepsiCo is one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, with 22 diverse and beloved brands including Pepsi, Lay’s, Tropicana, Quaker and Gatorade. At PepsiCo’s bottling plant in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, beverage company Embotelladora de Sula, S.A. (EMSULA) utilizes specially designed blowing machines to craft its own bottles, which are filled with some of the world’s most popular carbonated beverages, water, juices and energy drinks.

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Update: New Sunny Places Features


I like Sunny Places more and more with every update. Our community—the community of PV systems operators—is continually coming up with new ideas, suggestions, and sometimes even criticism. All of this is very valuable for further development of the internet platform. A good selection of these will be included in the update on July 23.

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Technical Documentation and Updates in July 2015


The purpose of this blog entry is to keep you informed about the latest updates and new publications for SMA devices released by the technical documentation team. This information will be made available regulary. 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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Success Story: 1 Million Sunny Boy TL Inverters Sold Worldwide

SMA Success: 1 Mio Sunny Boys

SMA has been making and selling PV inverters for over 30 years. But no product has been installed as often as the Sunny Boy TL: launched in 2008, the one-millionth unit from this product family was sold in June 2015. As a result, the Sunny Boy is the bestselling inverter of its class worldwide. Its total installed output – more than four gigawatts – is enough to replace four typical nuclear power plants. The Sunny Boy TL, in other words, is an SMA symbol of the global energy transition. It is mainly used in single-family homes, proving that photovoltaics has beaten all the odds to enter people’s minds and hearts. The Sunny Boy is the global standard for homeowners who want to contribute to the supply of sustainable energy.

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Intelligent Storing


Intelligent management of battery-storage systems can save money and, at the same time, be beneficial for the utility grid. Read this article and discover what is behind all this.

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Five Reasons an Extended Warranty on Inverters Pays Off

SMA Extended Warranty

Owners of an SMA inverter can enjoy peace of mind for the first five years, which is the standard warranty period for every inverter. However, to continue be benefiting from comprehensive service even after the factory warranty has expired, we recommend purchasing a Comfort extended warranty for your inverter Here are five reasons why.

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