SMA America has unveiled new, state-of-the-art service technology with its SMA Smart Connected solution. Now available with the Sunny Boy-US residential line of inverters, SMA Smart Connected is a proactive service package integrated into Sunny Portal, the world’s largest PV monitoring database, that automatically detects and evaluates system events and initiates remediation or repair activities.
This groundbreaking solution will decrease truck rolls, lengthy service calls and system downtime, saving installers time and money and maximizing a homeowner’s power production.
“We know that long service calls and undiagnosed errors lead to frustration for both [...]
Renewable Energy Systems (RES) will utilize SMA technology for a 1 MW battery pilot project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), the nation’s premier wind energy technology research facility.
Using the proven RESolve® energy storage system, the project will test various components of energy storage and educate the public on how energy storage can create a more stable, secure U.S. electric grid and accommodate increasing amounts of clean, renewable energy.
“We truly value the opportunity to work with RES on this project,” said Volker Wachenfeld, executive vice president of SMA’s Storage [...]
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, one of the most destructive hurricanes in recent history, SMA America has reached out to utility customers in the affected areas to offer support and provide free inspections of SMA Sunny Central utility family inverters.
In October, Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc across the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean with flooding, record-breaking wind speeds and torrential rain. It severely damaged homes, businesses and utilities, resulting in widespread power outages.
Some of those affected by the hurricane are SMA customers in the region who rely on solar as a source of power, and many experienced severe damage to their [...]
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SMA has increased its installed inverter capacity in North America by 33 percent in less than a year to reach a staggering 10 GW. Combined, they produce enough energy to provide roughly 2 million average American homes with clean, renewable energy. SMA’s success is based on its innovative product portfolio, which spans from large turnkey solutions for utility power plants and three-phase inverter technology with energy management function to fully optimized string-inverters for residential applications. All products have a German engineering standard and are fully supported by the local SMA sales and [...]