SMA Resource Center

Product and industry insight from the world leader in solar inverter technology.

November 2013

The electricity grid has a fundamental need for reactive power and, in some cases, the requirement to avoid instabilities via reactive power feed-in. Sunny Central CP XT inverters by SMA Solar Technology AG satisfy this requirement and make reactive... Open

June 2013

Five hundred gigawatts (GW) of power from diesel gensets provide industrial companies with electricity worldwide. Diesel gensets are essential to power supplies both in regions with and without adequate grid infrastructure. Furthermore, in... Open

March 2013

A photovoltaic system rarely operates under constant ambient conditions because the sun’s radiation values change based on the weather and the time of day. Since the solar inverter manages the output of the entire PV system, it must react... Open

March 2013

Each PV array has an individual operating point where it can provide the highest electrical power: the Maximum Power Point (MPP). The amount of power depends mainly on the irradiation. If individual PV modules of a string within the PV generator... Open

February 2013

The U.S. commercial PV market is primed for significant growth. According to GTM Research, the official research arm of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the segment is expected to see a 25 percent annual compound growth rate from 2011... Open

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