Archives from Months April, 2015

Hawaiian grid requirements explained: overvoltage

Hawaii solar installations with SMA

Hawaii’s outdated and over-taxed grid infrastructure has gained national attention among solar professionals, bringing one of the fastest-growing solar markets to a grinding halt. Though the grid technology has not gotten better, the rise of smart inverter technology approved with HECO’s latest requirements is bringing solar back to the Aloha State.

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The More Power, More Profit Tour hits the road

The Solar Academy and ever-popular Solar Sprinter are hitting the road for a summer of fun; training solar professionals across the country on the ways the Sunny Boy TL-US make each install more powerful and more profitable than any other inverter solution.

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Sunny Centrals energize the largest municipally-hosted PV system in Maryland

Pocomoke PV plant powered by Sunny Central inverters

Standard Solar, Inc. recently commissioned the largest municipally-hosted PV system in Maryland, powered by two SMA Sunny Central 720CP-US inverters. Located at the wastewater treatment facility in Pocomoke City, the 2.1 MW, ground-mount power plant will provide 2.9 million kWh of energy to reduce the electrical costs faced by the city.

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Think you know the Sunny Boy TL-US? Think again

The Sunny Boy TL-US with Secure Power Supply forever changed how the residential solar market looks at string inverters. This agile, flexible and increasingly powerful device does more than any other residential inverter.

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Distributed system design aids energy production during snowmelt

Sunny Tripower TL-US installed by Solar Service Inc

Distributed inverter layouts have proven valuable for many reasons as the skyrocketing popularity of the three-phase string inverter continues its climb. This time, distributed design has found further reasoning for inverters like the Sunny Tripower: energy production with uneven snowmelt across module strings.

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