SMA solutions for PV power plants - Maximum flexibility for successful projects

Maximum Profit, Minimum Risk

More than 35 years of experience, we have a comprehensive understanding of the complex value chain of a PV project and we know how to optimize your return on investment. Our highly-integrated system solutions for centralized and decentralized PV power plants ensure project profitability and high energy yields throughtout the complete lifecycle of the PV project.

Do you want to implement your PV projects successfully worldwide?

Plan and implement reliably and professionally:
 

  • No implementation risks from planning to commissioning
  • Quick and easy project implementation
  • Optimized project costs – worldwide
  • Flexible system solutions – optimally coordinated
  • Protection against warranty obligations

Do you want long-term security – for the PV project and your investment?

You can count on the global market leader:
 

  • Maximum performance and availability
  • Total profitability of ownership across the entire service life of your system
  • Future-proofing through exceptional planning and implementation
  • Ideal service- and maintenance offers

Our solutions for PV power plants

Distributed solutions for Photovoltaic Power Plants

PV projects up to the multi-megawatt range are implemented with SMA Sunny Central inverters and medium-voltage system solutions.

  • Turnkey Container Solution

    With pre-installed matched components, the MVPS meets all requirements for worldwide use in PV power plants.

  • Flexible Farm Control

    The SMA Power Plant Controller offers flexible and intelligent solutions for farm control in all PV power plants.

  • The Medium Voltage Power Station with inverters, medium-voltage transformers and switchgears as well as additional services and communication devices. It is suitable for all IEC markets without a specific Transformer Compact Station.

  • Sunny String-Monitors observe and analyze individual string currents for precise PV yield monitoring.

  • In the transfer station, the Power Plant Controller monitors and controls the PV power plant flexibly and intelligently, guaranteeing stable transmission lines.

  • Medium- or high-voltage grid

  • Module array

Recommended Solutions


SMA Sunny Central UP

Sunny Central UP

SMA’s most powerful system with an output power of up to 4,600 kVA for large-scale PV plants offers the advantage of 17% to 54% fewer inverter units. You will benefit from cost reductions on transportation, installation, commissioning and service.

Learn more about Sunny Central UP inverters

SUNNY CENTRAL 1850-US / 2200-US / 2500-EV

SUNNY CENTRAL 1850-US / 2200-US / 2500-EV

The Sunny Central inverter, with 1,850 kVA or 2,200 kVA for 1,000 VDC and 2,475 kVA for 1,500 VDC (at 25°C), enables even more efficient PV power plant designs. The flexibility of this inverter allows for implementation with a variety of modules. The integrated power supply transformer and installation area provide an ideal environment for integration of needed customer equipment. Suitable for any outdoor climate around the globe, this new Sunny Central is equipped with OptiCool, a proven air-cooling technology that ensures smooth operation under extreme environmental conditions.


More about the SUNNY CENTRAL 1850-US / 2200-US / 2500-EV

Project Support from Planning to Operation


PV projects require the support of experienced professionals, long before construction. We look at your projects as a whole and offer advice on all relevant matters. SMA provides support with planning and design, engineering, and project management, as well as installation and commissioning.

With more than 20 years in the PV project business, SMA experts have mastered every challenge to date. We get all our PV projects up and running successfully – without exception.

We also offer world-class, plant-wide Operations and Maintenance services for commercial and utility systems.
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PV power plants of the world –
made possible with system solutions from SMA


Modular solutions for PV Power Plants

Large-scale PV power plants with distributed system architectures provide project managers and operators with adaptable structures thanks to flexible SMA solutions and coordinated service packages.

  • Data Manager M

    Centralizes plant control

  • Sunny Highpower PEAK3

    A centralized layout using modular inverters saves on balance of systems costs

  • Power is fed to the grid

Recommended Solutions


Sunny Highpower PEAK3

Sunny Highpower PEAK3

Modular solution with up to 150 kW for large-scale PV power plants

Thanks to an intelligent system structure, all inverters and the Data Manager are installed centrally. The DC Combiner Boxes are distributed in the field. The result: maximum performance, cost-optimized cabling and improved installation and maintenance.


More about the Sunny Highpower PEAK3

Project Support from Planning to Operation


PV projects require the support of experienced professionals, long before construction. We look at your projects as a whole and offer advice on all relevant matters. SMA provides support with planning and design, engineering, and project management, as well as installation and commissioning.

With more than 20 years in the PV project business, SMA experts have mastered every challenge to date. We get all our PV projects up and running successfully – without exception.

We also offer world-class, plant-wide Operations and Maintenance services for commercial and utility systems.
Learn more

PV power plants of the world –
made possible with system solutions from SMA


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Vicuna, Chile

Tambo Real PV Power Plant
1.2 MWp
54 Sunny Tripower 20000TL inverters

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Whitepaper


Centralized or decentralized. Which is the best layout for a large-scale PV power plant?

Centralized system layout – modular inverter concept

See how a centralized layout with modular inverters can benefit your next project!

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you on your PV projects.

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