Your Benefits

Do you want to open up new and profitable business areas?

New, attractive solutions with photovoltaics:

  • Quick and easy project implementation
  • Comprehensive system solutions offer multiple application possibilities
  • Optimum support with planning, installation and commissioning from SMA experts

Do you want greater independence from rising fuel prices?

Reliable and profitable supply for businesses:

  • Independence from volatile energy supplies and rising diesel costs
  • Optimum integration of photovoltaics into the existing infrastructure
  • Ensure that you comply with CO²- and other environmental regulations
  • Reliable service excellence almost anywhere in the world

Solutions

System Setup


  • Key component of SMA’s diesel hybrid solution. Specifically designed to operate in weak grid applications under harsh environmental conditions. 


  • The SMA Transformer Compact Station are the perfect partners for SMA inverters and the SMA Sunny Central Storage for the respective voltage generation.


  • The SMA Sunny Central Storageoperates with the batteries so that energy surpluses can be stored and delivered again when needed. 


  • Sunny String-Monitors observe and analyze individual string currents for precise PV yield monitoring.

  • Storage Batteries
    Battery storage power can compensate fluctuations in load and irradiation, providing spinning reserve and facilitating optimized diesel operation.


  • The PV Main Controller Board from the SMA Fuel Save Controller controls PV power injected into the Diesel grid. It provides optimal PV power feed-in-capacity by evaluating current genset and overall load status.


  • The Data Acquisition Board from the SMA Fuel Save Controller quickly and precisely analyses the load and grid conditions. Immediately transmits the data to the PV Main Controller Module.

  • Industrial Load
    Application specific load profiles, e.g. heavy duty industrial lods for mining or processing raw materials, but also for agriculture or water desalination.

  • Photovoltaic array
    SMA inverter solutions are compatible with all current PV module types and technology available to the market.

  • Genset system
    Key component of the conventional power supply. Creates the local grid and supplies electricity to connected loads.

  • Generator system house
    Point of common coupling. Includes management and control systems for the diesel genset plant. 


  • The SMA Transformer Compact Station are the perfect partners for SMA inverters and the SMA Sunny Central Storage for the respective voltage generation.


  • The SMA Sunny Central Tripower are the perfect inverter solution for decentralized PV power plant architectures from medium to very large dimensions.


  • The SMA Sunny Central Storageoperates with the batteries so that energy surpluses can be stored and delivered again when needed. 


  • The SMA Transformer Compact Station are the perfect partners for SMA inverters and the SMA Sunny Central Storage for the respective voltage generation.

  • Storage Batteries
    Battery storage power can compensate fluctuations in load and irradiation, providing spinning reserve and facilitating optimized diesel operation.


  • The PV Main Controller Board from the SMA Fuel Save Controller controls PV power injected into the Diesel grid. It provides optimal PV power feed-in-capacity by evaluating current genset and overall load status.


  • The Interface Module from the SMA Fuel Save Controller is mandatory in decentralized PV system structures. It records and transmits data and setpoints as the interface between main controller and Sunny Tripower inverters.


  • The Data Acquisition Board from the SMA Fuel Save Controller quickly and precisely analyses the load and grid conditions. Immediately transmits the data to the PV Main Controller Module.

  • Generator system house
    Application specific load profiles, e.g. heavy duty industrial lods for mining or processing raw materials, but also for agriculture or water desalination.

  • Genset system
    Key component of the conventional power supply. Creates the local grid and supplies electricity to connected loads.

  • Photovoltaic array
    SMA inverter solutions are compatible with all current PV module types and technology available to the market.

  • Genset system
    Key component of the conventional power supply. Creates the local grid and supplies electricity to connected loads.

Recommended products

SMA Fuel Save Controller

manages the SMA Fuel Save Solution optimally

The SMA Fuel Save Solution enables to integrate a large proportion of photovoltaics into diesel grids safely and efficiently thanks to smart control engineering. It also reduces fuel consumption and maintenance costs.

In conjunction with SMA inverters, the SMA Fuel Save Controller manages the need-based photovoltaics feed-in depending on load- and generation profiles. At the same time, comprehensive grid management services are met. Remote system monitoring is possible for optimal energy management as well as higher efficiency and flexibility for PV system operators.


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Your Benefits

SMA Fuel Save Solution

save diesel costs environmentally friendly

Pure diesel power generation for industrial consumers in remote regions leads to continually increasing operating costs. Simultaneously falling PV system costs make photovoltaic diesel hybrid systems with the SMA Fuel Save Solution an economically attractive and environmentally friendly solution.

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Project support

from Planning to Operation

PV projects are already in the right hands long before the implementation phase. We look at your projects as a whole and offer advice on all relevant matters. SMA experts provide support with planning and design, engineering and project management as well as installation and commissioning.

In over 20 years in the PV project business SMA experts have mastered every challenge to date. We get all our PV projects up and running successfully. Without exception.


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PV Diesel Hybrid Systems – made possible with the SMA Fuel Save Solution

 

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Thabazimbi, South Africa

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PV Diesel Hybrid System
Palladam, India

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PV Diesel Hybrid System
Vava‘u, Kingdom of Tonga

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PV Diesel Hybrid System
Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon

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System setup


  • The Sunny Island 6.0H/8.0H is a grid and battery manager that controls the off-grid system. The devices can be installed indoors and outdoors.


  • The Sunny Boy TL converts direct current to alternating current and feeds it into the system.


  • The Sunny Boy TL converts direct current to alternating current and feeds it into the system.


  • The Sunny Boy TL converts direct current to alternating current and feeds it into the system.


  • Off-grid systems with up to 300 kW can be quickly and easily implemented with the fully pre-configured Multicluster Box.


  • A mineral- or rapeseed-oil-powered generator secures the system through long periods of drought, low winds or low solar irradiation.


  • Depending on the site, the integration of wind turbine systems can serve as an additional intelligent energy source.


  • PV modules generate energy precisely where it is needed. In many locations, solar and wind energy complement each other perfectly through the seasons.


  • PV modules generate energy precisely where it is needed. In many locations, solar and wind energy complement each other perfectly through the seasons.


  • PV modules generate energy precisely where it is needed. In many locations, solar and wind energy complement each other perfectly through the seasons.


  • New or existing hydroelectric power plants are a smart addition to the off-grid system.

Recommended products

Sunny Island

for off-grid systems

 

Sunny Island 6.0/8.0H inverters are central components in a typical off-grid system with photovoltaics. The battery inverter secures the energy supply at all times – whether in a remote home with no connection option, for a public electricity grid or even as part of a complete village electricity supply. Depending on local conditions, PV arrays, small wind turbines or even small-scale hydroelectric power plants generate electricity. The intelligent Sunny Island handles all energy management and control functions. If the PV system produces more electricity than is currently needed, the Sunny Island stores the excess energy in a temporary storage battery. Likewise, if more energy is needed than is currently being produced, energy needs are met using a battery. Diesel generators are primarily integrated in the stand-alone grid to cover energy demands in sub-optimal weather conditions. A Multicluster Box can also be integrated to facilitate modular expansion of the stand-alone grid if energy demands increase.

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Project support

from Planning to Operation

PV projects are already in the right hands long before the implementation phase. We look at your projects as a whole and offer advice on all relevant matters. SMA experts provide support with planning and design, engineering and project management as well as installation and commissioning.

In over 20 years in the PV project business SMA experts have mastered every challenge to date. We get all our PV projects up and running successfully. Without exception.


Next Steps

We will be happy to advise you on your PV projects.

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PV power plants worldwide - made possible with SMA system solutions

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Reao, French Polynesia

Perfect conditions for a large-scale stand-alone grid: the Reao atoll in French Polynesia is located in the middle of the South Pacific, 1 350 kilometers away from Tahiti.

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