SMA’s New and Improved Power+ Solution: The New Speed of Solar

From on 02/21/2018 in Category Technology with 6 Comments

Fewer components, advanced communication interface and simple commissioning make the new and improved Power+ Solution the fastest, simplest and most cost effective residential PV system to install.  Join us at a stop on The New Speed of Solar Tour for hands-on training.


An already great residential system just got better.

SMA’s next-generation Power+ Solution is everything you were asking for!

It now features fewer components and will help you do your job faster and easier.

A highly integrated inverter drives a significant reduction in the number of components helping speeding the installation and commissioning, as well as the order, stock and logistics processes.

Its advanced grid functions make it simple and fast to comply with CA Electric Rule 21 through SMA’s web user interface. It also features a MLPE component and it is storage-ready.

The cherry on top of the ice cream? It is cost-effective too!

With a simple software update and no changes in the inverter hardware, this solution is compatible with existing Sunny Boy inventory. In addition, the Cloud Connect Advance functionality integrated into the inverter firmware will help you reduce labor and balance costs.

The new and improved Power+ Solution is redefining optimization bringing simplicity, faster installation and superior service.

The New Speed of Solar Tour 2018

Are you looking to get a closer look and connect with SMA in person?

We are getting ready to hit the road on The New Speed of Solar Tour! The SMA Solar Academy will by providing hands-on training so see the schedule and look for a stop near you!

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The Author


Alexandra is a marketing program manager for SMA America. She manages the company’s social media channels, contributes to digital marketing strategies, manages video production efforts and helps develop Spanish-language content.


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    Cathy Campo

    02/21/2018 at 11:59 am

    How does an existing residential PV user “upgrade” their current Sunny Boy inverter with this technology? I live in the San Francisco Bay Area of California.

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      02/22/2018 at 10:11 am

      Hi Cathy! If your inverter is the SB US-40 Series all you need to do is to get the Rooftop Communications Kit and install the components inside the inverter.
      For other types of inverters there is an Outdoor Rooftop Communications Kit that includes the necessary components to be able to communicate with the TS4-R devices on the roof (PN 348-00000-00).
      I recommend you check inverter compatibility on this document:
      Best Regards.

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        02/28/2018 at 6:23 pm

        I also have a unit already installed and need to potentially ‘upgrade’ it with this new technology. I’ve looked throughout your website and don’t see even a ‘ballpark’ price on how much this upgrade would cost. Can you provide some pricing or tell me where on your website I can find it?

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        03/01/2018 at 9:13 am

        Hi Susan! For a price list you would need to contact one of our authorized distributors. You can see a list with their contact information here:
        Best regards.

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    02/27/2018 at 9:44 am

    Alexandra, thanks a lot for the article post.Much thanks again. Fantastic.

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      03/01/2018 at 9:10 am

      You’re welcome! 🙂

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