SMA Test Center: The World in a Lab [Video]

More is expected of them than of others: SMA solar inverters must work perfectly for many years. No matter in which country, in which climate, or to which power network they are connected.

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Two in One: New Generation of the Sunny Home Manager

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The new Sunny Home Manager 2.0 will be available in April 2017. Just like the term Web 2.0, the extension 2.0 does not describe a radically new type of technology or application. Instead, it describes the modified and extended use of the product. Here, you can learn why the Sunny Home Manager now looks like the SMA Energy Meter and what this means for the PV system.

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Fuel Save Controller Wins Prestigious Middle East Electricity Award 2017

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It was great to win the Middle East Electricity Award in 2015 for the “Smart Solar Project of the Year” (we reported it here). Now, two years later, the SMA Fuel Save Controller 2.0 is once again winner of the Middle East Electricity award. This time we won “Smart Product of the Year” – a great reward for our continuous efforts to find smart solutions to meet our customers’ needs.
Read more about what convinced the jury in this article…

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Trainings for Design and Commissioning of a SMA Fuel Save Solution in 2017

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As diesel prices increase and costs for solar energy decrease, the advantage of a Fuel Save Solution to any diesel grid continuously grows. With 1.2 billion people without electricity and even more suffering from weak grids, the market for solar diesel hybrid systems is tremendous. But solar hybrid systems are often complex and unique with each having its own challenges. With SMA Solar Academy training courses, you gather essential knowledge to actively take part in this new business. Learn more about the courses that enable you to plan and commission solar diesel hybrid systems by yourself in this article.

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Everything You Need to Know About the New Sunny Boy 3.0–5.0 Solar Inverter

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What makes the successor of the world’s best-selling string inverter, the Sunny Boy TL, so special? The new Sunny Boy is more than just a PV inverter. Thanks to the first integrated SMA Smart Connected service, it’s a package that offers true ease and comfort. Find out here how this can benefit you as a PV system operator.

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Hybrid Energy Supply of East Africas Largest Salt Factory

Krystalline Salt’s factory is supplied by 25% of solar energy in grid parallel and in diesel mode. Following their ambitious energy management, the company took solar to a professional scale and safes expenditures for electricity supply.
SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH as EPC in cooperation with its local construction partner Harmonic Systems build and commissioned the project within 5,5 months.

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More Sun From the Roof. Maximum Energy Yield Despite Shade or Different Module Arrangements

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In this post, we explain to you how to always produce the highest yields from a PV system using the SMA Power+ Solution. It does not matter whether there are different module arrangements because of roof structure or whether power generation is affected by shade from trees, dormer windows or chimneys.

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SMA Smart Connected – What are the Advantages for Installers & Solar Businesses?

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As Solar PV becomes more mainstream, one of the few ways which installers and businesses can create a point of difference in the market is through the service they offer their customers. SMA’s new service offering in Smart Connected provides a way for you (as an Installer or Solar Business) to enhance your connection with your clients, and begin to offer additional services without adding significant costs, effort or expertise by relying on SMA’s intelligent monitoring and diagnosis systems. And best of all, it’s free to both you and your clients. Read below to understand more of the benefits.

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How to Find and View your PV System on Sunny Places?

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Some of our customers who want to benefit from the free services we offer on Sunny Places might wonder why they can’t see their systems on Sunny Places the same way they do on Sunny Portal. In this short article, we will guide you through a few steps on how to view your system on Sunny Places so you can make use of all the monitoring, comparing and sharing features that are only offered there.

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How to Install the New Sunny Boy

Voilà! It is finally happening: The worthy successor of the world’s most successful inverter — the Sunny Boy 3000-5000TL — is now available. The new PV inverter of the Sunny Boy 3.0–5.0 type is suitable for private rooftop installations, 10 kg lighter than its predecessor and is easy to operate via a smartphone. It also comes up with the new service concept, SMA Smart Connected, including the all-inclusive service package.

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SMA Smart Connected – What are the Benefits for System Owners?

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An inverter is the brains at the heart of every solar system. SMA Smart Connected is the new Service Offering from SMA being launched with the new Sunny Boy inverter that means the brains of your solar system just got smarter.

 

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Tech Tip: How to Install the Sunny Boy Storage 2.5

Sunny Boy Storage is the battery inverter designed for high-voltage batteries from leading manufacturers. It is perfectly suited to handle the electricity demand of a private household that wants to reduce energy costs by integrating a battery storage system. This Tech Tip video shows how to install the device in just a few steps.

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