Tech Tip: SMA Energy System Part I – How to Install the SMA Sunny Boy Storage-US

From on 10/22/2019 in Category SMA Solar Academy, Tech tips with 2 Comments

You asked for it and here it is! In this new Tech Tip video, our Solar Academy Senior Technical Trainer Mike Mahon provides us with an overview of the installation process of the SMA Sunny Boy Storage-US battery inverter, the cornerstone of the SMA Energy System.

SMA engineered the Sunny Boy Storage battery inverter to serve as the intelligent interface between PV, the electrical grid and industry-leading high-voltage batteries. Its AC coupled architecture enables installation at any point in time, providing greater flexibility and giving installers the opportunity to generate new business with existing customers.

For more information on the SMA Energy System, check out our recent two-part series:

Part 1: The Secret to Maximizing Your Energy Consumption at Home

Part 2: Keep the Lights On with the SMA Energy System

Watch this video for a step-by-step tutorial on how to install the SMA Sunny Boy Storage.

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    Will Statum

    10/27/2019 at 10:15 am

    I need installers password for Si 6048. Can’t get it with the instructions with the unit. It says to add run hours for password and it doesn’t work or I’m doing it wrong. Any help will be appreciated. Will

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      10/30/2019 at 1:28 pm

      : Will – Did you remember to press Enter after the correct number is displayed at the PW: prompt? If so and the Level does not go from [0] to [1], you should contact the Service Line at 1-977-697-6283.

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