Solar Inverters News

  • SMA Blazes Trail for Residential Solar with New UL Listing for Sunny Boy Inverters

    Today SMA America announced the Sunny Boy-US series as the first residential inverter to achieve UL 1741 SA ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • SMA Inverters Selected for Massive Copper Mountain Solar Project

    SMA inverters were recently selected by Amec Foster Wheeler for Sempra Renewables’ 94 MW Copper Mountain Solar 4 project in Boulder City, Nev. This is the fourth phase of the Copper Mountain Solar Complex, one of the largest PV solar facilities in the U.S. When Copper Mountain Solar 4 is complete, it will power approximately 41,000 California homes. This is one of the first major solar ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Gamesa reinforces its industrial presence in India with a new factory

    The factory will produce blades for the G114-2.0 MW class S turbine, tailor-designed for the Indian market Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa's CEO in India, and José Antonio Cortajarena, Gamesa's Chief Corporate and General Secretary, presided the inauguration ceremony Gamesa today inaugurated its ...


    By Gamesa

  • Connecting renewable generation to the grid faces technological and regulatory challenges

    A wave of renewable energy generation construction has swept the nation, accounting for the majority of new capacity over the last two years, and that has led to a new challenge—getting it all on the grid in the most efficient way. “The competitiveness of wind and solar has made them a go-to option,” said Aaron Bloom, project manager for the National Renewable Energy ...

  • Turkey set to tender 1 GW solar plant; Inverter supplier SMA cuts profit outlook

    Turkey to tender for 1 GW plant in December Turkey is to hold a tender in December for a 1 GW PV plant near the city of Konya in central Turkey, Berat Albayrak, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced October 20. The 1 GW project would be the largest solar plant in the world and is set to attract $1.3 billion of investment, according to local media ...

  • SMA Introduces Sunny Central 2500-EV-US for 1,500 VDC Utility-Scale Applications

    SMA is now taking orders for its newest central inverter, which not only is ideal for 1,500 VDC applications but also is UL certified to the new UL 62109 standard. The Sunny Central 2500-EV-US provides 2,500 kVA at 1,500 VDC, allowing developers, owners and EPCs to benefit from cost reductions due to balance-of-system savings. With the Sunny Central 2500-EV-US, SMA is the first manufacturer to ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • SMA is First Manufacturer to Achieve UL 1741 SA Certification for Smart Solar Inverters

    SMA is the first inverter manufacturer to complete functional and safety testing with UL according to the UL 1741 SA (Supplement A) draft standard, which identifies inverter functions required for optimal grid stability. To achieve that, SMA enhanced the smart-inverter capabilities of its popular ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • A new micro wind turbine designed for remote regions

    A new micro wind turbine has been designed by Nils Ferber, a student at École cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL) in Switzerland, and has recently won the 2016 BG Sustainable Development Prize. The wind turbine was created as part of Ferber’s Master’s thesis project entitled “Micro Wind Turbine”. He was looking to create something small, compact and lightweight ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • A Solar Battery Storage Revolution

    SolaX are pleased to announce the imminent launch of the new X-Hybrid 3-phase solar battery storage inverter, it is the latest incarnation of the market leading range of hybrid inverters, offering a flexible and scalable for both domestic and commercial properties. The three phase series includes inverters ranging in size from 5-10KW, also with the ability to install multiple inverters in ...


    By SolaX Power Europe

  • Gamesa commissions 58 MW solar projects in Q12016 in India

    Gamesa, a leading player in the renewable energy space, today announced the commissioning of 58 MW of solar power projects in the first quarter of 2016, located in the states of Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Uttarakhand. Specifically, Gamesa has been responsible for engineering & design, supply of inverters, erection and commissioning of the orders comprising of 58MW of solar power. Gamesa's rich ...


    By Gamesa

  • SMA Releases Rapid Shutdown System for Residential PV Applications

    SMA’s much-anticipated Rapid Shutdown System is now available for immediate shipping to the North American residential PV market. Engineered for use with SMA’s Sunny Boy inverter line with Secure Power Supply—including the new ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes TMEIC for its Global Leadership in the Solar Inverters Market

    Based on its recent analysis of the solar inverter market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes TMEIC with the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award for revolutionizing photovoltaic (PV) utility-scale solar inverter solutions in terms of market reliability, efficiency and productivity. The company's visionary innovation, performance and customer impact have made it the market ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Gamesa bags its maiden solar order in Sri Lanka for 20 MW

    Gamesa, a global leader in renewable energy, has won a new solar order from the industrial conglomerate Laugfs Power Limited in Sri Lanka. This order entails delivering 20 MW of solar power in Hambantota province, in southern Srilanka. Under this contract, Gamesa will provide complete turnkey EPC solutions that include engineering and design, supply of Gamesa Electric ...


    By Gamesa

  • Gamesa secures 12MW solar orders in India

    Gamesa, a leading player in the renewable energy space, today announced its latest solar order wins for 12 MW in the state of Tamil Nadu thereby totalling its solar portfolio in the country to 60MW. Under this contract, Gamesa will be responsible for engineering & design, supply of inverters, erection and commissioning of the 12MW photovoltaic solar plants which will start its operation by ...


    By Gamesa

  • SMA Launches the World’s First Medium Voltage Station for String Inverters

    SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has launched the world’s first medium-voltage station in a 10-foot container for Sunny Tripower inverters, the MVS-STP, thereby expanding its portfolio serving decentralized photovoltaic power plants. The turnkey MVS-STP solution, specifically designed for string inverters, considerably simplifies setup of photovoltaic power plants with a decentralized system ...


    By SMA Solar

  • Belgium`s Red Electrical Devils Win $1 Million for Innovative Inverter Design

    Google and IEEE announced today that Belgium's Red Electrical Devils, a team from CE+T Power, has won the Little Box Challenge, a competition to invent a much smaller inverter for interconnecting solar power systems to the power grid. The success earned the team a $1 million prize while proving that inverters can be the size of a tablet or smaller rather than the size of a picnic cooler, more ...

  • SMA Redesigns Commercial Inverter Racking Solution for North American Market

    SMA has released the second generation of its ReadyRack™ all-in-one inverter, rack and disconnect solution for commercial rooftop PV. Specifically designed for the world’s top-selling three-phase inverter, the ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • SMA Solar Technology AG Establishes New PV Subsidiary in Brazil

    SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) is furthering its support of the Latin American solar market with a new PV subsidiary in Brazil. SMA Brazil conducts all sales, project planning, service and technical training for the entire country, with the support of regional subsidiary SMA South America, located in Chile. It offers SMA’s entire product portfolio of residential, commercial and utility-scale ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Gamesa secures 15 MW solar project in Tamil Nadu

    The solar project will be commissioned in the first quarter of 2016 Gamesa, a leading player in the renewable energy space, today announced its latest solar project totalling 15 MW in the state of Tamil Nadu. This is the second project that Gamesa has secured in this State of Infia, bringing its overall solar portfolio to over 48 MW in the country. ...


    By Gamesa

  • SMA Launches Cost-effective and Flexible Inverter for High-voltage Batteries

    SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) is launching a new high-voltage battery compatible inverter for private households. With the new SMA Sunny Boy Storage SMA is the only provider that can currently offer an AC-coupled system for high-voltage batteries. The Sunny Boy Storage ensures the cost-effective, easy and flexible integration of storage solutions into new or existing photovoltaic systems. SMA is ...


    By SMA Solar

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