SMA Solar Technology AG, will renew its investment in the U.S. with the addition of two new executives, and plans to add new employees with a major hiring push.
SMA sold more than 8GW inverter output in 2016, the company generated sales of more than €940 million ($1.009 million) in continuing operations in 2016 (2015: €981.8 million).
SMA shipped devices with an overall capacity of more than 1 GW to India last year. This corresponds to a market share of 26%. SMA estimates the total newly installed capacity in India 2016 at 3.9 GW.
SMA introduces the new Medium Voltage Power Station 4400SC/5000SC-EV (MVPS). The MVPS for DC voltages of 1,000 V or 1,500 V is a container solution with two Sunny Central 2200 or 2500-EV central inverters.
SMA Solar Technology AG increased from January to September 2016 sales by 3.2% year-on-year to €708.8 million ($783 million) compared to €686.9 million ($759 million) in Q1-Q3 2015.
SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has increased its installed inverter capacity in North America by 33% in less than a year to reach a staggering 10 GW.
SMA inverters use state of the art technology and install easily. They have a maximal yield of 97% and use bluetooth technology with a clear graphic display. SMA provides great service and phone assistance. Each inverter has a 5-year warranty with a possible extension to 20 years.
-- magid Bouatrous, Weolis Photovoltaique Sarl
The whole European market wants high quality inverters such as SMAs. That is why we are mostly using SMA inverters in our production. Therefore we recommend this brand.
-- Sean Sim, S-Energy Co., Ltd.
An inverter manufacturer on the PV market for a long time, SMA Solar has mastered inverter production with an engineering department tuned to the customer. This creates great responsiveness which optimizes your installations.
The Sunny Beam monitoring system of SMA provides an aesthetic wireless monitoring of the installation. It is cheap, effective and works with SMAs inverters. For instantaneous power or daily, monthly or total yield, you can count on a clear data display and easy use of the system. The data can be saved on your computer and analyzed by a specific SMA software.
Very big scope of effective inverters, among the best yield of the industry. Ease of wiring and setting. The inverter 3000 tl 20 is the best seller on the market.
-- Alizon, Alizon E.N.R SARL
SMA produces reliable inverters of high quality. Their scope is big enough to adapt to all types of power ranges and installations, both for individuals and for businesses. The manufacturers warranty is 5 years but companies like 3jSystem offer an extended warranty of 20 years.
World leader for inverters in PV systems. High quality products, easy to install and reliable. SMAs inverters offer the most utility from the power of the Sunny Beam.
The Sunny Beam is a small device which can forward the date from the inverter into the customers living room. It is easy to install and has a reasonable price.
SMA Solar is an inverter supplier offering high quality products and very satisfying customer service. It is a leader on the inverter market.
-- Sys e.n.r.
This brand offers really good inverters. They are resistant with a high productivity. SMA has a wide range of products to fit the majority of the generators present on the market. Moreover, they are constantly improving their products. The only downside is that there is a high demand for this brand; this creates a scarcity among those who most value this product.
Really interesting materials with a good quality/price ratio. Supplying problems are solved rapidly. Unfortunately, the products are a little bit complicated.
Maximum efficiency European inverters. Good value for the money. They have a wide distribution network that allows you to find stock easily. Even though the number of failures is very small, the customer service is great.
The quality of the technical service, training and their equipment makes me recommend the use of SMA inverters in small installations of less than 20 kW and above 100 kW.
Very good value for the money, optimum performance and good after sales service. Compact equipment and good implementation.
Wide range of solutions with high performance. Technical documentation and manuals of good quality. High functionality in the monitorization of the facilities
Products of very high quality, short communication lines, the customer service is very good, broad range in configuration possibilities, proven endurance (15 years)
In our opinion they are very reliable inverters. They have a very good value for the money. Its after sales service has solved any problem that we have had efficiently.
I recommend the use of these inverters. We are very pleased with these products. They are the best ones and they have no rival.
We strongly recommend this brand of inverters. It is one of the most reputed in the industry. They have really good customer service.
It is one of the strongest brands in the market. It has quality and reliability above the rest. So this is the one that we always choose.
-- Nicolas , SEA S.L.L. Soluciones Energéticas Alternativas
Its our favorite brand, inverters of good quality and with excellent after sales service. We appreciate the fact that we can see online all the installations without any extra cost
-- Antonio Lopez, Solpranos
We specially like these products for their quality and the service that they offer. Furthermore, the power that they have fits very well.
From our experience this brand offers the best performance and a high productivity. Beside, there are other important things like the warranty, the quality and the price that make SMAs inverters more reliable than other brands.
This brand gives us a good performance. We globally dont have any issue with the materiel.
This brand is dependable and resistant.
-- Nathan Auslender, Ekinoks SAS
A well-known inverter in the market, used in many photovoltaic system in the PV industry. This inverter is often integrated in COFAM ENERGY Solutions.
-- Cofam Energy
We used this inverter in many installations. We never had any issue with them.
We are satisfied with the performance of this brand.
We specially like that German manufacturer because of the high quality and performance that its products show in our installations.
We like this brand because of the high quality of their products. We have been using it for 15 years and we didnt have any problem so far. The technical service is really good, if you have any problem with one of their inverters they will change it for a new one.
-- Carlos Ogues, Macfarlane Generators
We use that brand of inverters in our installations because it is well known among our clients and it is a high quality product. The technical service has been good so far.
-- Silvio Borraccino, E-Solar Pty Ltd
SMA inverters have many outstanding points. They are significantly durable. Their relatively compact body makes it easy for us to install. Their high efficiency satisfies many of our customers.
-- Dave Tolmay, Dave Tolmay Electrical & Solar PV Installations
We, Solar Electrical Services, have been using SMA for many years. Their products are considerably durable. Without maintenance, they can work for several decades. We recommend that SMA inverters are extremely reliable brand.
-- Reg Dwyer, Solar Electrical Services Pty Ltd.
We use SMA inverters because they have a large range of products that always match with the different system requirements. This flexibility is critical to matching system performance expectations. On a day-to-day basis, these inverters help to deliver maximum on-going value to our customers. It is also easy to monitor the performance of your solar system with these inverters.
-- Paul , Renewable Power Systems
We usually use SMA inverters in our installations because they are produced in very high quality. They are so durable and tolerant that they can work under tough environments in Australia.
-- Craig Watt, City Solar
We use SMA inverters in our installations because we like the quality of their production and easy control. They have a wide variety of products that can fit with the different installations we do. We also like how they market their products.
-- Kim Atkinson, Natural Technology Systems (NTS)
We have been installing SMA inverters for our projects for many years. SMA is manufactured based on high technology and very reliable.
-- Sam , Sun City Solar
We like SMA because it is a reliable brand with a high quality product. An important characteristic of the Sunny Boys is that they feature the international SMA grid guard interface. This ensures maximum reliability when operating the solar power system, and enables electricity to be fed into public grids anywhere in the world. Their inverters can be used for inside and outside installations due to its extended temperature range.
We like SMA brand inverters, especially "Sunny Boy" series because they manufacture very high quality products. We dont want to use cheap and poor quality Chinese brands.
-- Nick , Solar Power Australia Pty Ltd.
Excellent quality and very high value for money balance products. I recommend SMA for every small or big PV project.
-- Gregory Monachos, Aenaos HVAC contractors