The new SMA 1.5 and 2.5kW Sunny Boy inverters have arrived in Perth. The specification sheet lists them as SMA SB 1.5-1 VL-40 and SMA SB 2.5-1 VL-40.
SMA Australia has just updated its Australian solar inverter range for 2015. Let’s take a closer look at the models available.
The world’s best-selling three-phase inverter has won a contract to supply solar inverters for 44 large-scale commercial solar projects in the US.
Solar inverter manufacturer SMA has taken out the top spot, as voted by readers of Solar Power World magazine, winning the 2014 Leadership in Solar Power Award. SMA was recognised as the inverter manufacturer that best exemplifies innovation, ingenuity and hard work for the success of the entire solar industry.
SMA has over 400,000 inverters operating in Australia, with over 32GW (that’s 32 million kW’s!) of installed power globally. The oldest system in Australia has been operating in the Northern Territory for over 20 years. Prominent SMA installations include Sydney Olympic Stadium, Parliament House, Sydney Theatre Company and the Crowne Plaza in Alice Springs.
The world’s largest PV-diesel hybrid power plant with battery storage system is currently being built in the Bolivian province of Pando. SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) is not only supplying photovoltaic inverters for this project, but is also providing an SMA Fuel Save Controller for demand-driven control of solar power feed-in, as well as four newly developed inverters for large-scale battery storage systems that use lithium-ion technology.