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Three cheers for the Sunny Tripower

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Part 2: More Flexibility

Flexibility from a metal box of high-tech electronics is hard to accomplish. However, solar engineers are able to achieve never-before-seen flexibility when working with the Sunny Tripower TL-US, easily the most versatile three-phase string inverter on today’s market.

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Three cheers for the Sunny Tripower!

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Part 1: More Power

A lot more power. With the addition of the delta-grid compatible 30000TL-US, the Sunny Tripower TL-US line of three-phase commercial string inverters now packs even more punch than before. Since the dawn of commercial solar, no customer has ever complained about getting more power from the sun.

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California dairy is milking one megawatt from the sun

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Land allocation is something farmers take very seriously. Dedicating almost five acres of farmable land for a one-megawatt solar system came with heavy considerations by the team at the Red Top Jersey Dairy in Chowchilla, California. Thankfully for this farming operation, the four and a half acres of land are still contributing to the farm’s bottom line by harvesting power from the sun to offset more than 86 percent of all electrical needs.

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Sunny Tripower lineup growing to include 30000TL-US model

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The Sunny Tripower TL-US series is adding a 30 kilowatt model to its line of proven three-phase string inverters.  This latest cost-optimized solution continues to strengthen SMA’s commercial product portfolio. The Sunny Tripower 30000TL-US is an ideal choice for decentralized PV systems of all scales.

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Tech Tip: Multiple users in Sunny Portal

Allowing multiple users to view a common system in Sunny Portal can easily be done during initial commissioning or at a later date. Follow along with the Solar Academy as both methods are demonstrated in our latest Tech Tip.

Have a question for the Solar Academy trainers? Send it to SocialMedia@SMA-America.com and we might just answer your question in our next Tech Tip!

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SMA named 2015’s most preferred PV inverter supplier by IHS

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IHS Global Insight has once again named SMA the most preferred supplier of PV inverters. SMA has earned the top ranking in the report from the PV Inverter Customer Insight Survey by IHS every year since 2012, despite ongoing increases in competition within the PV marketplace.

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Farm from a Box™ offers rural communities local food production

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By simply unpacking a standard shipping container, the health and economic opportunity for an entire village can change forever. SMA has proudly partnered with Farm from a Box to develop a complete, off-grid toolkit for localized food production that is ideal for rural communities worldwide.

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Tech Tip: Sunny Multigate XT2S

Wiring the Sunny Multigate XT2S or other, larger, Multigate enclosures is fast and efficient for systems using SMA’s Sunny Boy 240-US micro inverters. The Solar Academy’s Mike Mahon demonstrates the steps for connection and features that make this the most reliable and easy-to-install micro inverter solution available today.

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Smarter than ever – Sunny Tripower now provides reactive power at night

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This is one inverter line that loves learning new tricks. Now all Sunny Tripower TL-US inverters are able to provide full or dynamic reactive power with the latest version of the inverter’s firmware (2.80.00.R).

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Tech Tip: Sunny Boy TL-US Firmware Update

Like today’s smart phones and computers, occasionally inverters need to perform updates. Sunny Boy TL-US systems with Webconnect technology can be set for automatic or manual updates. The Solar Academy’s Mike Mahon demonstrates the easy steps for manual updates in the Tech Tip video.

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Tech Tip: Sunny Tripower TL-US Reverse Polarity Detector

The Sunny Tripower’s Connection Unit features an easy-to-use reverse polarity detector to ensure each PV string is wired properly. In mere seconds, installers can test and confirm polarity as each string is landed within the DC combiner inputs, making for a safer installation and commissioning process for everyone involved.

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Solar is a hole-in-one for prestigious New Mexico golf club

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Santa Ana Golf Club (SAGC) in Bernalillo, New Mexico, is one of the most celebrated and scenic golf facilities in the American Southwest. Situated on 270 acres, it offers spectacular views of the Sandia Mountains, the Rio Grande and the dormant volcanoes crouched along the West Mesa. It includes a 27-hole championship links-style golf course with five sets of tees on every hole, allowing golfers to play from 5,500 to 7,400 yards. There also is a 22,000-square-foot clubhouse, full-service pro shop, four-star restaurant, casual bar and grille, practice facilities and hospitality quarters.

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