SMA is opening its doors to third-party suppliers and will equip inverters with the Modbus protocol interface, starting immediately. SMA Product Manager Falko Schmidt oversaw the introduction of Modbus at SMA.
Using the solar industry’s most advanced residential inverter is now even easier, thanks to the new Quick Design Reference Tool for the Sunny Boy TL-US with Secure Power Supply. Now available for free download, it provides string design and inverter sizing recommendations in a simple, easy-to-use format. Just input basic module criteria found on data sheets a details like design temperature, loading ratio preferences and the AC output voltage.
It’s a fact: The continued growth of solar in Hawaii depends on inverters with advanced grid stability functionalities. Grid support through these functions, based on real-time grid conditions, will ensure responsible growth as the rate of PV penetration increases across the islands.