The Sunny Boy 240-US micro inverters have been approved for installation without a copper grounding wire or grounding washers, per Underwriters Laboratory (UL). Eliminating the need for additional grounding removes labor and equipment expenses, making the Sunny Boy 240-US an even better solution for micro inverter systems.
Module-level monitoring offers users the most granular reporting possible – and now SMA is offering it at no cost for the life of new Sunny Boy 240-US systems purchased throughout the remainder of 2014. The monitoring package is exclusive to micro inverter and Multigate packages and the system must be purchased by December 31, 2014.
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The Bakersfield Hampton Inn & Suites celebrated the commissioning of its 102 kW (DC) carport solar system with a ceremony in the shade, the hotel’s newest must-see attraction. Not to be overshadowed by the sun-blocking array, the 94-room hotel is looking forward to the cost savings recognized by the carport system, with monthly returns of nearly $9,000.
Mike Holmes is the foremost-authority on quality construction. When his son, Mike Jr., built a custom garage for his father, it had to be the best. Mike Jr. looked no further than SMA to make the garage thrive as a fully off-grid facility in their Ontario, Canada home.
Two Sunny Boy 5000TL-US and two Sunny Island 6048 inverters provide 10kW of clean energy for Mike Holmes’ garage; a building any handyman would be envious of!