RE+ sneak peek: SMA to unveil partnership with SPAN, C&I storage solution


SMA America has a lot going on at the RE+ tradeshow in Las Vegas, September 12-14, at booth #4138 on level 2 in The Venetian Convention & Expo Center.  

Visitors to the booth will see the new Home Energy Solution, and discover new solutions that make generating and storing solar power more capable, flexible and accessible. Starting with the new Sunny Boy Smart Energy hybrid inverter which enables both immediate energy use and storage in one single device, with an optional secure backup supply that delivers greater electricity reliability for homeowners.

At RE+ SMA America will unveil its partnership with SPAN, a smart panel gaining traction in the market. Coming to market in 2024, the pairing of the new Sunny Boy Smart Energy and the SPAN Smart Panel will provide customers with an innovative, integrated system with a whole home backup option. Working in tandem, SMA and SPAN technologies offer a complete, integrated home energy solution.

The SMA booth will feature the application tech station showcasing the new SMA 360 App, SMA Energy App, the Samsung Smart Things ecosystem, the SMA Online Service Center, and a preview of the integration with SPAN. The Samsung Smart Things App allows the control of compatible home appliances and IOT products directly from a single app on a smart phone or tablet.

On the SMA Commercial Energy Solutions side, the Sunny Tripower X has integrated System Manager functionality that enables complete energy management from one platform. This design is aimed at the future energy management needs of small to medium-sized businesses.

Guests of RE+ will also have the unique opportunity for a sneak peek into the development of the SMA Commercial Storage Solution, a comprehensive system that will allow PV and energy storage from a single source.

Educational sessions

In large-scale, SMA is hosting two live, in-person events at the RE+, part of the SMA Large Scale Energy Solutions Educational Series. “Grid Stability Services” with Frank Berring and “Repowering Services” with Fred Frank will dive deep into technical expertise.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023Time
SMA Large Scale Energy Solutions Educational Series: Grid Stability Services11:00 am – 11:30 am
SMA Home Energy Solutions Launch Event4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
SMA Large Scale Energy Solutions Educational Series: Repowering11:00 am – 11:30 am
SMA Commercial Energy Solutions Premier Event1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

No profit partner, raffle and parties

  • SMA is proud to feature a non-profit partner, Solar Buddy in the booth to raise visibility about energy poverty and illuminating the future for children around the globe. For more information about the collaboration click here.
  • The team is also hosting a raffle to win a Wyld Archi Step Over E-bike.

Outside of the SMA booth and event activations taking place, there will series of Authorized Dealers and partner engagements that SMA will have active participation in. The week will begin with a pregame party on Monday with Krannich followed by a trivia session and lunch Tuesday with BayWa r.e. and ends with a special customer luncheon by Wesco on Wednesday.

There will also be a technical training session focused on UL 3741, with shared speakers from both SMA and Unirac that will take a deep dive into the requirements, process and practical application for the newest commercial rapid shutdown option. The team at SMA is excited to be involved, sharing expertise and enthusiasm to these core partners and customers. For the full schedule of events and to RSVP, please visit  

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