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E-Mobility Plugfest: The Heating Communicates With the Car

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The first e-mobility Plugfest of the EEBUS initiative in June is now followed by the second one. Put to the test: All generators and loads in the home are interconnected to communicate via energy management platforms, such as ennexOS from SMA. PV systems, heating, home appliances and even charging stations for electric cars will thus have to be optimally connected with each other for optimized use of energy in all areas of application.

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Sunny Island: Connect to the Utility Grid in 8 Steps

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This screencast demonstrates how to make the Sunny Island ready for operation for self-consumption systems on the utility grid in only eight steps. Thanks to the integrated web interface, commissioning can be performed easily using a smartphone, tablet or PC. Jan Rössler, trainer at the SMA Solar Academy, provides handy tips and tricks on the settings required for storage systems on the utility grid.

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Due in uno: la nuova generazione di Sunny Home Manager

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Da Luglio 2017 è disponibile il nuovo Sunny Home Manager 2.0! Perché Sunny Home Manager avrà d’ora in poi lo stesso aspetto di SMA Energy Meter? Cosa comporterà il nuovo dispositivo per l’impianto fotovoltaico? Tutte le risposte nel BLOG di SMA.

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A New Direction in Inverter Development

Agile methods have become the standard in software development. SMA employees have now employed this principle for the first time for an inverter prototype.

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High Energy Yields Despite Shade

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People who have installed a PV system on the roof naturally want to collect as much sunshine as possible. However, what if a tree, chimney or even a neighboring house casts its shadow on the modules? It’s not a problem because SMA has the right solution, no matter the size of the shadow on the PV system.

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Remote Troubleshooting using Sunny Portal Professional

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In the following blog, we’ll discuss how an installer is able to use the Sunny Portal Professional Package to remotely troubleshoot a PV system experiencing problems, without necessarily needing to attend site.

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PV Investment Grade: Grid Parity begins in Italy

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More than 300 people attended the SMA Italia Conference, held in collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano’s Energy & Strategy Group.

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With Just One Click: Questions and Answers on Modbus

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If you want to use your own monitoring, Scada or data logging system to manage operation of your PV system, you can simply integrate the inverters via the Modbus interface. For more than two years, SMA has been equipping all inverters with this standard interface, offering straightforward solutions to third providers, in particular, who want to provide system operators with their own, non-SMA system.

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SMA Fuel Save Solution on Sint Eustatius – Excellent Performance Proven

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After one year of operation, THEnergy analyzed the SMA Fuel Save Solution located on Sint Eustatius and summarized its performance in one word “excellent.”

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Designing Off-grid Systems with Sunny Design Web

This is how independent energy supply can be quite successful. The screencast shows how easy it is to design a professional island system with Sunny Design Web. 

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Setting up Consumption Profiles with Sunny Design Web

In this screencast we show you how to set up consumption profiles with Sunny Design Web. You can do it with just a few clicks and continue your system design.

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A Change for the Better: From Old to New Sunny Boy

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Every time when a new generation of the product is launched, people tend to be curious looking for the similarities and differences between the generations. In this blog we’ll look into the differences and improvements of the new Sunny Boy AV-40 compared to the older model, and how it meets the needs of an ever changing market.

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