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SMA Smart Connected now available in Canada (here is what it does)

SMA Smart Connected now available in Canada (here is what it does)

October 14, 2020 at 11:58 am 0 comments

Hey Canada, you can now detect and evaluate events in solar systems automatically and initiate remediation or repair activities via SMA Smart Connected, the proactive service package from SMA Solar Technology AG. Originally launched in 2017, customers in Canada can now access all the benefits of Smart Connected, which isRead More

Solar + Whatever: How to provide home energy resilience (and keep a customer’s damn lights on)

Solar + Whatever: How to provide home energy resilience (and keep a customer’s damn lights on)

August 24, 2020 at 10:46 am 0 comments

It only takes one hurricane, tornado or wildfire for the value of a resilient home energy system to sink in. Add to such increasing natural disasters the unpopular new utility practice in California of Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) — a preemptive shut down of swaths of the grid toRead More

The Pitch: Unlocking added value with AC-coupled PV + storage via SMA, Dynapower

The Pitch: Unlocking added value with AC-coupled PV + storage via SMA, Dynapower

August 11, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

The annual ESA conference is coming up August 24 to 27, hosted as virtual event this year by the Energy Storage Association, and prominent among the exhibits / panels this year is the partnered DC- and AC-coupled solutions being offered by SMA America and Dynapower. On this episode of TheRead More

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Managing Risk for Maximum Value in Residential PV with SMA and the SunSpec Alliance

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Managing Risk for Maximum Value in Residential PV with SMA and the SunSpec Alliance

July 6, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Please join us for this educational session where we will illuminate the path to effectively decrease business risks while maximizing the benefits for you and your residential PV customers. Among the considerations we will highlight are energy production, reliability, standardization and service. Tom Tansy from the SunSpec Alliance will joinRead More

SMA America explains ShadeFix, its new smart PV optimization strategy

SMA America explains ShadeFix, its new smart PV optimization strategy

June 29, 2020 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Today on The Pitch we discuss some new developments in the standardization of solar inverter communication and the impact it will have. SMA America’s Director of Marketing Brad Dore gives a brief overview of the work of the SunSpec Alliance in creating new standards for solar inverters to comply withRead More

SMA America launches new online service center with streamlined approach for installers, customers

SMA America launches new online service center with streamlined approach for installers, customers

June 22, 2020 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA America launched a new Online Service Center to elevate its service quality and expedite response times. Solar installers can now access resources that previously required calling a service technician. In the new online service center, customers can track the progress of a service case, inverter exchange or request aRead More

University of Southern Denmark Study Highlights the Reliability Benefits of SMA’s PV String-Level Optimization Technology

University of Southern Denmark Study Highlights the Reliability Benefits of SMA’s PV String-Level Optimization Technology

June 7, 2020 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

In 2020, the University of Southern Denmark published the results of a study that compared SMA’s advanced PV optimization technology against other forms of optimization. Researchers ran tests under a variety of shaded and unshaded conditions. The key findings provide conclusions on power outputs, lifetime energy harvests, reliability, maintenance andRead More

The role of inverters in the rise of virtual power plants

The role of inverters in the rise of virtual power plants

April 15, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A virtual power plant (VPP) is a network of distributed energy sources aggregated into a single cloud-based point of control at the utility. When distributed energy generation sources are coupled with storage (like a group of solar homes), greater possibilities for cost reduction and revenue generation emerge. As part ofRead More

SMA is promoting a large-scale medium voltage power station in the Americas

SMA is promoting a large-scale medium voltage power station in the Americas

February 6, 2020 at 7:20 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA America has launched the Medium Voltage Power Station (MVPS) to the Americas market. This solution is the first time a fully containerized, turnkey system has been offered stateside. SMA believes this is also represents the industry’s only large-scale medium voltage PV power conversion station UL 1741 listed as aRead More

SMA inverters are first to be listed as compliant with new California Rule 21 requirements

SMA inverters are first to be listed as compliant with new California Rule 21 requirements

January 21, 2020 at 8:23 am Comments are Disabled

As of this week, the California Energy Commission (CEC) has listed multiple SMA solar inverters under the updated Grid Support Solar Inverter compliance list for the California Rule 21 requirements. The approved inverters listed as compliant with Rule 21 phase two and phase three functions are the Sunny Boy-US, SunnyRead More