Today SMA America has announced plans for its next U.S. roadshow, which will showcase the new Sunny Boy Storage-US residential solution. The tour will begin November 1 and will make stops in 13 cities along the East Coast, West Coast and Texas, partnering with Authorized Distributors to host the events. SMA will also be accompanied by special guest LG Chem for additional training.
The Sunny Boy Storage Tour will provide partners with a firsthand look at the new Sunny Boy Storage-US inverter, SMA’s solution for residential energy storage and management. Using an AC coupled architecture, the Sunny Boy Storage offers a simple, flexible platform for new and existing PV systems that is compatible with many leading high-voltage battery brands.
“People are eager to know more about residential storage and how to integrate it, and we are extremely pleased to showcase the Sunny Boy Storage-US to our customers,” said Charles Ellis, vice president of distributed sales for SMA America. “We always value the opportunity to connect face-to-face with those who support SMA, and we hope that they’ll be excited about Sunny Boy Storage and how it can be part of a holistic home energy storage system.”
The Sunny Boy Storage Tour will also feature training from LG Chem on its RESU solution for residential energy storage. Joint training from SMA and LG Chem will provide a valuable opportunity for installers to learn more about residential energy storage.
The Sunny Boy Storage Tour schedule includes the following stops:
- November 1: Boston, Mass., with BayWa r.e.
- November 2: Secaucus, N.J., with Allied Building Products
- November 3: Pennsauken, N.J., with Krannich
- November 7: Orlando, Fla., with GEXPRO
- November 9: Austin, Texas, with GEXPRO
- November 14: Honolulu, Hawaii, with WESCO
- November 15: Honolulu, Hawaii, with Inter-Island Solar Supply
- November16: Kahului, Hawaii, with Inter-Island Solar Supply
- November 28: Phoenix, Ariz., with IES
- November 30: San Diego, Calif., with CED Greentech
- December 1: Anaheim, Calif., with WESCO
- December 5: Fresno, Calif., with WESCO
- December 6: Petaluma, Calif., with Soligent
- December 8: Rocklin, Calif., with BayWa r.e.
Those who attend an event will be eligible for NABCEP continuing education credits.
The SMA Group with sales of around €1 billion in 2016 is the global market leader for solar inverters, a key component of all PV plants. SMA offers a wide range of products and solutions that allow for high energy yields for residential and commercial PV systems and large-scale PV power plants. To increase PV self-consumption efficiently, SMA system technology can easily be combined with different battery technologies. Intelligent energy management solutions, comprehensive services and operational management of PV power plants round off SMA’s range. The company is headquartered in Niestetal, near Kassel, Germany, is represented in 20 countries and has more than 3,000 employees worldwide, including 500 working in Development. SMA’s multi-award-winning technology is protected by approximately 900 patents and utility models. Since 2008, the Group’s parent company, SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is currently the only company in the solar industry that is listed in the TecDAX index.
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