Introducing Alex: The Solar Academy’s newest technical trainer

From on 04/26/2016

The SMA Solar Academy welcomes Alex, fully Alejandro Avellaneda, to the team! As a technical trainer with the Solar Academy, …

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SMA’s Rapid Shutdown System makes for complete Sunny Boy solution

From on 04/20/2016

SMA’s highly anticipated Rapid Shutdown System is now available and ready for pairing with the latest Sunny Boy-US and TL-US …

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7 Reasons Why You Should Oversize Your PV Array

From on 04/13/2016

Oversizing a PV array, also referred to as undersizing a PV inverter, involves installing a PV array with a rated …

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O&M Takes Center Stage: Reviewing Solar Asset Management 2016

From Chuck Smith (guest post) on 04/08/2016

For the second year in a row, I’ve had the notable privilege to speak at Solar Asset Management North America—the …

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Real- world experience: college students design and build solar-powered barn

From on 03/29/2016

College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine is taking its classroom outside for serious hands-on know-how in its renewable …

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South Korea Focuses on Storage Power Plants

From on 03/23/2016

200 MW of pure storage capacity: Before the end of 2015, the world’s largest battery-storage system will go into operation …

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Tech Tip: Sunny Island firmware update

From on 03/15/2016

Performing firmware updates on systems with single or multiple Sunny Islands is a simple process as shown by the Solar …

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Understanding OptiTrac Global Peak

From Joachim Laschinski (guest post) on 03/08/2016

The technology everyone is talking about right now is power optimizers—electronic components that work directly with the PV module to ensure …

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Smaller, lighter and better than before—the redesigned ReadyRack™

From on 03/01/2016

SMA’s ReadyRack™ forever changed commercial rooftops by creating an all-in-one inverter, rack and disconnect solution for immediate rooftop placement and …

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SMA Service catapults in GTM Research report

From on 02/23/2016

In a recent report by GTM Research, Megawatt-Scale O&M and Asset Management 2015-2020, researchers confirmed the important role the inverter …

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Steven's Institute wins Solar Decathlon

Solar Decathlon-winning home integrates Secure Power Supply for standby needs

From on 02/16/2016

The long journey from Hoboken, New Jersey to Irvine, California was worth the effort for Stevens Institute of Technology’s SURE …

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The next generation of Sunny Boy – the 5.0-US/6.0-US

From on 02/11/2016

SMA’s iconic line of Sunny Boy inverters has undergone a complete redesign of its popular models with Secure Power Supply. …

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