Archives from Months July, 2014

SMA Authorized Distributor Rexel opens Sacramento location with a bang

A blistering hot Sacramento day didn’t keep Sacramento’s local electrical and solar contractors from coming out to support Rexel, an SMA Authorized Distributor, as they opened their newest location. Located in an industrial park north of the city’s downtown, the new Rexel store makes it even easier to get electrical supplies in the hands of Sacramento’s contractors.

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Intersolar North America and the SMA solar van’s debut

Where's your inverter made?

The solar industry’s best and brightest gathered on the West Coast earlier this month in San Francisco at Intersolar North America. Always on the leading edge, we decided to shake up our normal presence by forgoing a standard booth and opting to show folks a glimpse of what our inverters can do.

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Mexico’s largest rooftop solar system is up and running

Plamex Solar System

If learning about new record-breaking solar systems is music to your ears, then turn this up. Mexico’s largest rooftop solar system was recently commissioned and is producing power for Plamex, a subsidiary of audio-headset manufacturer Plantronics. It’s not only Mexico’s largest, it’s the second-largest system in all of Latin America. The sweet chorus of solar is singing loud and clear!

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Borrego Solar and SMA celebrate win at PV America

PV America Award

PV America 2014 in Boston gave great reason to celebrate; not only is solar growing wildly across the eastern United States but Borrego Solar and SMA were announced as one of four winners for the PV Project of Distinction Award during the show’s General Session. Celebrating major achievements within our industry, this award focuses on projects that have positively impacted the solar industry in the Northeast.

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Pay it forward: Helping K12 Solar spread their wings

K12 Solar and SMA

Velocity Venture Capital’s 2014 Entrepreneur Showcase will pit entrepreneurs against each other for the most valuable prize of all: funding. Bring in American Idol style voting and coaches for each team of entrepreneurs and this contest is one that can have a profound effect on business.

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SMA’s superior service keeps the power flowing

Ever considered how to achieve maximum profitability from your commercial or utility PV plant? Step One: Choose high-quality, reliable technology. Step Two: Reinforce your investment with a service partner that is equally committed to your success.

At SMA, our talented team of solar professionals provides a range of services from Grid-Emulation™ and Commissioning to plant-wide Operations and Maintenance, including our state-of-the-art remote monitoring capabilities, technical support from our highly-trained Service Line specialists, quick response from our expert field service engineers and many other valuable O&M services.

As the largest servicer of PV inverters with more than 90 service hubs worldwide, SMA is continually the top choice among solar professionals.

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Sunny Bear spreads joy all the way to India

Vismay and Sunny Bear, who is wearing a sweater, during their trip to London.

Excitement for solar is alive and well in New Delhi, India, fed by the life and times of Sunny Bear and his best friend, Vismay. But just a few weeks ago, things were not so sunny. During a family trip from Vismay’s home in New Delhi to London, the unthinkable and unexpected happened: Sunny Bear went missing.

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SMA helps local kids smile, donates Sunny Bears to UC Davis Children’s Hospital

It was nothing but smiles and excitement as the SMA van pulled up, loaded to the top with teddy bears in search of new friends. The small idea to bring joy to area children turned into a big donation recently, as the SMA team

Sunny Bear joins a new family at UC Davis Children's Hospital.

Sunny Bear joins a new family at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

donated nearly 2,000 teddy bears to the UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

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