[Translate to English:] Mehr Solarstrom für das Bundeskanzleramt mit Wechselrichtern von SMA

More Solar Power for the Federal Chancellery With Inverters From SMA

The PV system on the roof of the Chancellery in Berlin now generates around a third more solar power after its comprehensive renovation, with PV inverters from SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) making a key contribution. In the future, with its 15 Sunny Tripower devices, the PV system will produce around 180,000 kWh of electricity for direct use in the Chancellery and reduce electricity costs significantly.

“Projects such as this one, in which long-standing PV systems are being renovated or replaced, are on the rise,” said Michael Plöchl, head of the Installed Base department at SMA. “For these projects, we offer future-proof system solutions. This applies for repowering, system modernization for profitable continued operation and complete renovations to increase performance. By using more efficient PV inverters with modern communication features, it’s possible to achieve higher yields. The new installation at the Federal Chancellery has improved power from 150 to 200 kW. All the solar power generated is used by the Chancellery, therefore reducing electricity costs.”

“The new installation of the PV system on the roof of the Federal Chancellery used Sunny Tripower inverters from SMA, which are ideally suited to ensuring the long service life of the PV system thanks to a high degree of design flexibility and reliable quality,” said Stephan Riedel, general manager of the photovoltaics company MR SunStrom from Dresden, which carried out the extensive renovation of the PV system over the past few months.

About SMA
The SMA Group with sales of around €1 billion in 2016 is the global market leader for solar inverters, a key component of all PV plants. SMA offers a wide range of products and solutions that allow for high energy yields for residential and commercial PV systems and large-scale PV power plants. To increase PV self-consumption efficiently, SMA system technology can easily be combined with different battery technologies. Intelligent energy management solutions, comprehensive services and operational management of PV power plants round off SMA’s range. The company is headquartered in Niestetal, near Kassel, Germany, is represented in 20 countries and has more than 3,000 employees worldwide, including 500 working in Development. SMA’s multi-award-winning technology is protected by more than 900 patents and utility models. Since 2008, the Group’s parent company, SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is currently the only company in the solar industry that is listed in the TecDAX index.

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