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Visualize your energy
Solar power generation and usage, grid-supplied power and battery state of charge.
Optimize and manage energy flows
Recommendations for economical energy supply.
Smart electric vehicle charging
Charging modes for sustainable and affordable or high-speed charging.
Get a better overview
Visualize your energy
View solar power production and usage
Daily and historical figures
Overview of residual current usage
Display battery state of charge (if available)
View your carbon footprint
Make your energy supply sustainable
View up-to-date forecasts for solar power production
Follow recommended actions for optimized energy use
Reduce grid-supplied power and save on electricity costs
Fill up on sunshine with the SMA EV Charger
Smart electric vehicle charging
Conveniently manage charging processes
Define a charging target and charge at minimal cost
Smart charging with self-generated solar power
Extra-fast charging via the boost function*
* This function can be enabled only using the rotary switch on the SMA EV Charger.
Monitor and manage all appliances
Greater independence and protection from rising energy prices
Conserve resources and help further the energy transition
The app allows you to keep constant track of your energy system. It clearly visualizes the data for your PV system (yield, grid-supplied power, grid feed-in). It also provides you with a forecast for the next few days and allows you to view your previous yields without any restrictions. If you have appliances, an electric vehicle or a battery in your system, you can also monitor and manage them very easily in the app
You enter the app via the Dashboard, where you can switch between the Overview, History and Forecast views. If an EV Charger is configured, the E-mobility tab will also appear next to the Dashboard, as will Loads if loads are configured. German-speaking customers also have the More energy area at their disposal. Here you can find general news about SMA and renewable energies as well as information about our current products and services. The Settings tab rounds off the structure and contains all the functions that allow you to customize the app.
You can save your login details either in the process of logging in or in the app under “Settings” à “General information” à “Save your login credentials”].
Yes. To do so, you have to open the app’s settings and ensure that “Save your login credentials” is activated. Then you can allow biometric data to be used for logging into the Energy App in the settings of your smartphone.
You may be logged out of the app for security reasons from time to time. However, this new login using your password or biometric data should take place without any problems.
We store all system data on servers in Germany and make it available to the users with rights to the respective system both via the Sunny Portal and through the Energy App. The current data protection declaration in each case is stored in the settings for the Energy App.
Each time you open the app, it prompts our backend to access the Sunny Home Manager and retrieve the data for your system. Depending on the volume involved, this may therefore result in a brief wait. We work continuously to bring about data performance improvements.
If you have a Home Manager installed, the red flashing LEDs on the device will tell you that there is an error in the system. Furthermore, you should always ensure a stable internet connection. You can find more detailed information on possible errors and their causes in the Sunny Portal.
Depending on the data concerned (e.g., forecast or historical data), the app will initiate various retrievals from different backend systems that may have different response times.
In general, the live data should continuously update automatically. If you have the feeling that the data is not current or has frozen, you can pull down the screen to bring about a manual update.
This value shows you the power currently being generated by your PV system.
The PV surplus or PV deficit is calculated by subtracting the power you consume yourself from the total power you produce with your PV system.
The consumption is the power that your household currently obtains from your PV system, the utility grid and the battery. The colors show you what percentage of the total consumption is currently made up of grid-supplied power, direct consumption (PV system) and battery discharge.
Self-consumption describes the consumption of self-generated energy.
This is the power that your household is currently drawing from the utility grid.
Grid feed-in indicates the power that your PV system is currently feeding in to the utility grid. If your PV system is producing more power than your household needs at the moment or can be stored in the battery, the surplus power is fed into the utility grid.
This shows you the power from your PV system that is currently being used to charge the battery.
This is the power that your household is currently drawing from the battery.
This provides you with information on the current state of charge of the battery as a percentage in relation to the battery capacity.
The self-sufficiency quota gives the current ratio of energy self-sufficiency to total consumption. Here, energy self-sufficiency represents the power that your household is drawing directly from your PV system (direct consumption) and the battery (battery discharge).
This quota shows the current ratio of self-consumption to PV generation. Here, the self-consumption represents the power that your household is drawing directly from your PV system (direct consumption) and the power that your PV system is storing in the battery (battery charging).
You can calculate how much you save by using self-produced photovoltaic power with the formula
((direct consumption + battery discharge) x power purchase price) + (grid feed-in x feed-in tariff).
As soon as you rotate your phone into the landscape format, you will see the relevant diagram for that page with the full scaling for the desired period of time. Ensure that your phone allows your screen to rotate (i.e., no orientation locks are activated).
At the moment you can only display your total consumption in the Energy App. For a detailed display of your individual appliances, you can log into the Sunny Portal and view it there. We are currently working on making this view available in the app too.
The view under History can be altered by tapping the small arrow next to “Generation” and “Consumption”. There you can find detailed analyses for generation and consumption. Directly below, you can also set the view to day, week, month, year or the entire period since the system was commissioned.
If you see an exclamation point next to the status, your system has an error. If the problem has not resolved itself after some time, please contact your installer. We are currently working on having the type of error indicated along with the error message in future.
The Energy App draws on location-specific weather forecast data and uses it as the basis in calculating the forecast data for you. The orientation of the modules that you have configured in the Sunny Portal is also taken into account.
For one thing, there is the “Charging with PV surplus” option.
You can also specify either a charging time (e.g., 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) or a charging target (kWh or range) using “Charging with specified target”.
Another option is the “Fast mode”, however this is not set via the app but rather using a switch on the EV Charger itself.
Up to three SMA EV Chargers can be added. These must also be configured via the Sunny Portal.
Once the loads have been configured in the Sunny Portal, they will be displayed on the “Loads” tab. Now load control can be carried out there.
Controlled loads must be configured in the Sunny Portal via a radio-controlled socket. Uncontrolled loads that are configured via SEM or EEBUS are automatically controlled by the Sunny Home Manager as if they were configured in the Sunny Portal
The inverters that have a QR code on their covers are able to display the inverter’s web interface via the Energy App
You can change all of these details in the app’s settings. You can enter your electricity rates and feed-in tariff in the format 0.0000€/kWh. Your vehicle’s energy consumption requires the format 1.0000kWh/100km.