Your Benefits

Do you want to implement PV projects successfully worldwide?

Plan and implement reliably and professionally:

  • No implementation risks from planning to commissioning
  • Quick and easy project implementation
  • Optimized project costs – worldwide
  • Flexible system solutions – optimally coordinated
  • Protection against warranty obligations

Do you want long-term security – for the project and your investment?

You can count on the global market leader:

  • Maximum performance and availability
  • Total profitability of ownership across the entire service life of your system
  • Future-proofing through exceptional planning and implementation
  • Ideal service- and maintenance offers

Solution

System design


  • Module array


  • In the transfer station, the Power Plant Controller monitors and controls the PV power plant flexibly and intelligently, guaranteeing stable transmission lines.


  • Medium- or high-voltage grid


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


  • With the perfectly synchronized components such as the new Sunny Central inverter, medium-voltage block, DC technology, corresponding park control and services, the SMA Utility Power System, ANSI version, expands the features of PV power plants in northern America.


  • With the perfectly synchronized components such as the new Sunny Central inverter, medium-voltage block, DC technology, corresponding park control and services, the SMA Utility Power System, IEC version, expands the features of PV power plants worldwide.


  • Sunny Central CP inverters are the outdoor-compatible core components of centralized PV power plants for all system sizes.


  • The Transformer Compact Station is the link between inverters and the transmission line.


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


  • In the transfer station, the Power Plant Controller monitors and controls the PV power plant flexibly and intelligently. This guarantees stable transmission lines.


  • Medium- or high-voltage grid


  • Module array


  • The Transformer Compact Station is the link between inverters and the transmission line.


  • The Medium Voltage Power Station with inverters, medium-voltage transformers and switchgears as well as additional services and communication devices. It is suitable for all IEC markets without a specific Transformer Compact Station.


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


  • In the transfer station, the Power Plant Controller monitors and controls the PV power plant flexibly and intelligently, guaranteeing stable transmission lines.


  • Medium- or high-voltage grid


  • Module array

Alternative solutions

SMA Utility Power System

for worldwide utility-scale PV power plants

With the perfectly synchronized components such as the new Sunny Central inverter, medium-voltage block, DC technology, corresponding park control and services, the SMA Utility Power System expands the features of PV power plants. It is designed for outdoor use globally and enables grid stability and ancillary services also for weak grids in all regions of the world. At the same time the SMA Utility Power System enables highest yields and low operational costs for the whole long lifecycle of the PV power plant.

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SMA Utility Power System

Sunny Central CP XT inverters for maximum yields worldwide

When combined with SMA Transformer Compact Stations, Sunny Central CP XT inverters demonstrate that their optimized performance is also lasting and reliable in harsh ambient conditions and at extreme temperatures. The inverter’s 10 percent higher maximum output in continuous operation at 25°C and the 10 percent overload capacity of the transformer deliver peak performances – all over the world. Includes Q at Night and the intelligent cooling system OptiCool. You can find Sunny Central CP XT service offers here:

More on the Sunny Central CP XT

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Park control with the SMA Power Plant Controller

Designed with the unique market requirements of Japan and the U.S. in mind, the locally adapted variants Sunny Central CP XT-JP and Sunny Central CPXT-US are the perfect partners for PV projects on a power plant scale.

Go to Service for Sunny Central inverters


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The Medium-Voltage Power Station for direct medium-voltage connection

The turnkey Medium-Voltage Power Station enables simple and direct connection to local medium-voltage grids. The optimally coordinated combinations of SMA inverters, transformer, communication and farm monitoring are the perfect turnkey DC-to-AC solution. SMA global Service includes attractive service and maintenance offers.

Comprehensive grid management

SMA medium-voltage solutions are ideally equipped for worldwide use. They are heat- and cold-resistant and can be installed either at high altitudes or near the coast. PV system operators benefit from the comprehensive, future-proof grid management functions of SMA medium-voltage solutions.

More on the Medium-Voltage Power Station
Park control with the SMA Power Plant Controller
Go to Service for the MVPS


 

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 of the world – made possible with system solutions from SMA

 

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Kalkbult,

South Africa

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Groß Dölln,

Germany

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Kagoshima,

Japan

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System design

  • SUNNY TRIPOWER 60
    The SUNNY TRIPOWER 60 has an output of 60 kVA, weighs only 75 kg and offers the highest power density in its class. With its IP65 enclosure, it is ideally suited to outdoor installations worldwide. DC and AC overvoltage protection is integrated as standard, offering additional safety. AC output is three-phase with 400/480 V, 50/60 Hz. 

  • Transformer Compact Station
    The Transformer Compact Station is the link between inverters and the transmission line.

  • SMA Inverter Manager
    The SMA Inverter Manager is the system’s central control, regulation and communication component and can control up to 42 SUNNY TRIPOWER 60 systems with an output of 2.5 MW. External communication takes place via Modbus SunSpec. It also offers an interface for external weather stations. 

  • SMA DC-Combiner
    The SMA DC Combiner is an external PV array junction box that allows for flexible system layout and reduced cable costs. It groups the PV strings together and offers enhanced safety thanks to integrated PV fuses.

  • Transfer Station
    The transfer station is the interface between the PV system and the utility grid. It features the energy meter and appropriate measuring units. 

Alternative solutions

SUNNY TRIPOWER 60

The SUNNY TRIPOWER 60 is the best of two worlds. This innovative system with the SUNNY TRIPOWER 60 as a central inverter component combines the advantages of a decentralized system layout with the benefits of centralized inverter designs. Users benefit from a high degree of efficiency and flexible system design. Systems can be easily built and maintained in the most cost-efficient way. The result: Reduced system costs for the entire system.

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Recommended Products

Sunny Tripower 20000TL / 25000TL

The versatile specialist for large-scale commercial and industrial plants: The Sunny Tripower 20000TL/25000TL not only delivers extraordinarily high yields with an efficiency of 98.5%, but also offers enormous design flexibility and compatibility with many PV modules, thanks to its multi-string capabilities and wide input voltage range. Also new are its cutting-edge grid management functions, such as Integrated Plant Control*.

*In preparation

More about the Sunny Tripower
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Go to Service for Sunny Tripower

 

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.

Contact

PV power plants of the world – made possible with SMA solutions.

 

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Vicuna, Chile



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