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Deliver Greater Value in Your Distributed Generation PV Projects by Adding Storage

Join SMA and Dynapower on Tuesday, June 2  for a free, informative webinar. Our companies have tailored solutions to work in harmony with one another, reducing the integration and operational risks of alternatives. 
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SMA Sunny Tripower CORE1 Inverters: Repowering Ready!

Would you like to discover a new level of PV performance? Then this blog post series on SMA Repowering is for you! In this article, our repowering expert Thorsten Hoefer shares insights on which aspects to consider when choosing an inverter for a repowering project and explains which SMA inverters are repowering ready.

Sunny Tripower CORE1 commercial inverter

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Effectively Reaching Storage Customers Amid Quarantine

Keeping your installation business moving forward despite ongoing Coronavirus circumstances is challenging, but not impossible.

Join us for a free webinar: Thursday April 30, 2020 2:00 PM ET

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Chances are you’re reading this from your home office, and you’ve been impacted by Coronavirus prevention measures. We wish you health and safety during these demanding times.

The good news is that your potential customers are home as well. The better news? You know who they are and how to reach them!

Many homeowners may be wondering about their energy security as they spend more time at home, so what better time to connect with them and share the peace of mind that whole home backup power can offer?

Join us for this informative webinar where attendees will gain insights including:

  • How to leverage past PV installation customers as a resource for new storage sales
  • How SMA and BYD products together provide homeowners with the ideal backup power solution
  • The importance of sharing benefit driven content with your audience
  • Marketing best practices and resources to keep driving your sales momentum

Featured speakers:

  • Brad Dore, Marketing Director, SMA
  • Devon Wilson, U.S. Manager, BYD

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The Show Must go on… Online!

We are pleased to participate in the Solar Asset Management North America virtual event taking place online April 6-8, 2020.

 

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In the best interest of all parties and due to the ongoing Coronavirus safety precautions, the Solar Asset Management North America event has been postponed until later in 2020. But that doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on opportunities to network, learn and share knowledge with industry leaders across the entire asset management and O&M spectrum.

Conference organizers have announced plans for a virtual event that will take place online during the originally planned dates for the in-person event, April 6-8, 2020. Join us as we take the discussion online and share insight on the service landscape including the challenges and opportunities facing PV and storage system owners and operators. Click here to register for this exciting virtual event.

And remember, SMA has the resources to support PV and storage businesses of all sizes.

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SMA Donation Empowers Local Police Department

SMA’s donation to the Rocklin Police Officers Association will contribute to the construction of the first and only K-9 training facility in Placer County.

SMA Donation K9 Rocklin program

Caden Elvik, presents the $2,500 donation on behalf of SMA to Officer Alexis Casciato, technical assets coordinator at the Rocklin Police Department.

Rocklin Police K-9 trainingThe Rocklin Police K9 Program protects the community by helping law enforcement officers with crowd control assignments, tracking projects and child and missing person search efforts. The canine unit also makes regular appearances each year at the local schools and community events to demonstrate how the dogs are trained and how they interact with their handlers.

The Rocklin Police Department would significantly benefit from a local K9 training course and is looking for the funds to make this a reality. The nearest existing facility of this kind open to Rocklin K9 Officers is in Davis, about an hour and a half away.

With help from community members including students from the Leadership Rocklin Class of 2019-2020 and the Rocklin Chamber of Commerce, the Rocklin Police Department is one step closer to its goal.

SMA Sales Support & Operations Manager Stephanie Fellenberg and Project Manager Caden Elvick are part of the leadership class and led SMA’s efforts to support the Rocklin Police Officers Association with a $2,500 donation.

We are pleased to know that this project will not only elevate law enforcement in Rocklin through readily accessible training facilities, but also the surrounding communities as the course will be open to police departments across Placer County.

Donate today to show your support for our officers and the Rocklin K-9 program

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SMA Returns as a Global Diamond Sponsor of the Solarplaza Asset Management Event Series

We are excited to showcase leading service concepts at the first of four events in 2020, Solar Asset Management North America.

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Differentiate your Business with Help from SMA

How can you better stand out amongst your competitors while maintaining a lean operation? In this SMA PowerUP Trusted Solar Energy Partner blog post series, we have talked about the perks of being a member including: special sales and pricing benefits, exclusive training and installation assistance, as well as priority service support. But there’s more! As a PowerUP member you get exclusive resources that will boost your marketing reach and help you reach customers more effectively.

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Interconnect Your Residential and Commercial Projects Faster with Less Risk

Don’t get left behind when mandatory compliance of California Rule 21 Phase 2 and 3 goes into effect on March 22, 2020.

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Get Premium Access to SMA Service Line Experts as a PowerUP Member!

In this blog post series, we have summarized some of the perks of being an SMA PowerUP Trusted Solar Energy Partner. In Part I, we talked about special sales and pricing benefits. Then in Part II we provided details on exclusive training and installation assistance.  In Part III, we elaborate on how PowerUP members benefit from SMA’s best in class, award-winning service support.

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SMA Solar Academy Global Offerings Are Now Just a Click Away!

SMA is expanding its training program and presenting all available seminars and online classes on a new website: https://solaracademy.sma.de/en.html.

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Achieve a Whole New Level as an SMA PowerUP Member!

In Part I of this blog post series, we summarized a few of the benefits in becoming an SMA PowerUP Trusted Solar Energy Partner, including special sales and pricing benefits. In this second post, we are excited to share details on our training & support benefits.

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Power Up Your Business with SMA’s Trusted Dealer Program!

SMA’s new PowerUP Trusted Solar Energy Dealer program is a select network of installers and integrators closely associated with SMA. This four part blog series will look at all the benefits you can enjoy as an SMA partner.

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Competition is fierce and keeping your business on top of mind of your customers can be difficult.

As SMA trusted partners, PowerUP members receive valuable pricing, training, service and marketing benefits that make doing business simpler. In addition, these installers generate third-party credibility with buyers, facilitating an easier sales process and a more supportive installation experience.

The program uses an exclusive set of discounts, incentives and support functions to grow sales.

Direct SMA Rebate: Recognizing Brand Loyalty

PowerUP Dealers receive preferential pricing on standard products and will receive monthly rebates on product sales. These will improve flexibility and overall profitability. More promotions and incentives may be offered to further enhance the value of your SMA system.

Best in Class Inverter Warranty: + 5 Years Warranty on Sunny Boy Inverters

As a PowerUP Dealer, you can receive a 5-year warranty extension on Sunny Boy inverter purchases. This extends your total inverter warranty to a best in class 15 years! Coupled with a 25-year warranty on TS4-R module-level devices as part of our Power+ Solution, SMA PowerUP Dealers will have a comprehensive product backstop that reduces lifetime product costs.

Tell SMA What You Want to Sell: Provide Input on Next-Gen Products

By completing product development surveys, you’ll have a chance to share valuable feedback regarding SMA products including what types of products and updates you would like to offer to your customers.

Are you interested in learning more? Visit https://www.sma-america.com/powerup/installer and stay tuned for part 2 of this blog series where we’ll outline more PowerUP member benefits!

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