Archives from Months December, 2016

Season’s Greetings!

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As this eventful year in the solar energy industry draws to a close, we wish you and your family a peaceful and relaxing holiday season.

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5 Reasons to choose SMAs Fuel Save Solution

Fuel Save Controller (left) and Data Acquisition Module (right)

Putting solar power into diesel based grids is easy but maximizing the share of solar is a real challenge. To save on diesel consumption, diesel has to be substituted by other energy sources. Solar energy is a cheap energy source but without intelligent system control it is hard to reach high solar shares in diesel grids. Uncontrolled solar energy feeding into a diesel grid can, even with a small share of solar, lower the diesel workload to a disadvantageous level in solar peak times causing inefficient operation of the diesel gensets, more frequent maintenance cycles and damage to the equipment. If too much solar generation capacity is installed, even reverse power into the generator is possible, which can cause a blackout in the best case scenario and equipment destruction in the worst case.

This article shows how the SMA Fuel Save Controller 2.0 (FSC-20) facilitates high solar shares in diesel based micro-grids and thereby saves diesel as well as money in a smart, flexible, safe and easy way with SMA supporting you whenever you need it.

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Fuel Save Solution – Info Package

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The SMA Fuel Save Solution is a smart, safe, flexible and easy way to save fuel and money. This page is an entry point for all of you who would like to save fuel and money in solar-diesel-hybrid-grids. Here you find information about what a Fuel Save Solution is, how to plan and use it and where in the world you can see the Fuel Save Solution in action. 

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Digitization of the Energy World: 5 Ideas on the Evolving Importance of Photovoltaics

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The energy industry is facing significant upheaval—digitization will result in completely new business models. What role will photovoltaics play in this?

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