SMA Sunny Tripower CORE1

Up to 60% faster installation of commercial PV systems

The Sunny Tripower CORE1 is the world’s first free-standing string inverter for decentralized rooftop and ground-based PV systems as well as covered parking spaces. The groundbreaking new design allows reductions in installation time of up to 60% and, at the same time, lowers the total cost of ownership (OPEX).

Top performance and maximum efficiency thanks to innovative design

Its unique, free-standing design allows the Sunny Tripower CORE1 to be installed 60% faster than other string inverters. The innovative, fully integrated design of the CORE1 ensures low BoS costs, simpler project processes and lower material expenses. It sets new standards for decentralized rooftop and ground-based PV systems and covered parking lots.

Proven in practice

The CORE1 has proven its value. Thanks to its versatility, it has become the first choice for commercial PV projects, enjoys great popularity and has unlimited delivery capacity.

Scalability for maximum energy yields

Scalability for maximum energy yields

  • With a capacity of 50 kW, it is scalable up to the megawatt range
  • Up to 150% overdimensioning of PV array
  • Six independent MPP trackers guarantee optimal energy production for every use, even in shade
Consistently integrated concept

Consistently integrated concept

  • Low balance of system (BoS) costs, simple project processes and low material expenses
  • Twelve direct string inputs, DC disconnector and optional AC and DC surge protection
Saving costs: GP protection included

Saving costs: GP protection included

  • Standards-compliant grid and PV system protection (GP protection) in accordance with VDE-AR-N-4105
  • No external tie switch needed
  • Significantly lower capital expenditure
OptiCool™ Active Cooling System

OptiCool™ active cooling system

  • SMA’s intelligent OptiCool™ cooling system is reliable and ensures maximum energy production, even in challenging conditions
  • Has proved its worth in over 75 GW of installed power worldwide
  • Safe investment in solar
  • Lower service cost
Smart Inverter Screen provides fast commissioning and saves time and money

Smart Inverter Screen provides fast commissioning and saves time and money

  • One-click commissioning: scan the QR code and access the Smart Inverter Screen via WLAN
  • No need to waste time entering login details
  • “Captive Portal” enables direct access to the home page of the Commissioning Wizard
Ease and comfort with SMA SMART CONNECTED

Ease and comfort with SMA SMART CONNECTED

  • Free automatic inverter monitoring
  • Proactive communication in the event of malfunction
  • Simplified logistics thanks to automatic replacement service
  • Shorter and plannable servicing

The Future of Commercial PV Systems

From delivery and installation to operation, the Sunny Tripower CORE1 generates widespread savings in logistics, labor, materials and services. With integrated Wi-Fi access for fast commissioning, up-to-date plug-and-play communication and smart grid support functions, PV installations are quicker and easier to complete than ever before.

SMA Sunny Tripower CORE1

Achieve Cost Savings...
SUNNY TRIPOWER CORE1 for distributors

  • Flexible use with just one product
  • Worldwide platform for universal use
  • Fewer components and BoS components
  • Extensive support and service

Reduce Installation and Purchase Price...
SUNNY TRIPOWER CORE1 for EPCs and Developers

  • Plug-and-play concept
  • Faster installation and lower labor costs
  • Reduced material costs
  • Free tool for system planning

Ensure Top Performance...
SUNNY TRIPOWER CORE1 for energy providers

  • The lowest LCOE
  • Optional 24/7 remote monitoring thanks to SMA’s number one rated service team, worldwide
  • An effective interface for customer monitoring
  • Intelligent grid management service

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Fast Installation and Grid Integration

Cutting-edge configuration and communication with the SMA online assistant and SMA Web browser access via WLAN with any mobile device. Two Ethernet ports with ModBus® TCP (including SunSpec) ensure smooth communication even in large-scale PV plants.

"Sunny Tripower CORE1 is the first free-standing string inverter. Its unique design makes installation much faster and easier, without additional mounting racks."

Nick Morbach
Executive Vice President SMA, Business Unit Home & Business Solutions


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