SMA Sunny Island - Solar battery charger - Hybrid solar system for commercial enterprises and home energy management with SMA flexible storage system. Solar power load and energy management with SMA home manager 2.0 for lithium ion batteries. For single and three phase systems in the utility grid or off-grid.
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The combination of energy from the Sun with battery storage is changing the way homeowners consume energy. It also creates new business opportunities for PV system installers. By storing the excess energy production in a battery, homeowners can monitor their energy consumption and maximize the use of renewable energy. It reduces the electricity bill and makes them less dependent on energy.
With a Solar battery charger, you can store the power of your PV panels in batteries and use them later (for example in the evening or on a cloudy day). By an inverter/battery charger, the energy from your PV panels goes directly to your batteries.
If this is not enough, the batteries are giving the demanding shortage of electricity. While there is not commanding electricity, the PV modules are charging the batteries.
This converter is made for lead battery and the type that's best suitable for renewable energy storage, the lithium ion batteries. In cooperation with the sma home manager 2.0 ensures operation in al critical situations that's demanding lower system costs and grid failures.
Especially here in Portugal where the electricity voltage levels are swinging between 190 to 250 volt. What is quickly damaging your electronic equipment. Without having a feed in measurement device, what is also a unnecessary costs in your solar energy system, the sunny island feeds you with a constant voltage level of 235 Volts.
Depending on your demand SMA has 3 types., the Sunny Island 4.4M, 6.0H and the Si 8.0H. The numbers Standing for the single phase kW that you need. The 6.0h 8.0h are somewhat different in price then the Si 4.4M.
The support of the wide range on-grid and off-grid applications for size and type lithium ion battery is recorded in this file.
The battery determines how long you can continue to use power when the sun is not shining or at night. The larger the storage capacity of the batteries, the more buffer you have.
The inverter determines the maximum power of devices that you can connect. So choose the right inverter depending on which devices you want to use (simultaneously).
You can use a sunny island in different configurations.
In all situations the combination of SMA Smart Home, the Sunny Home Manager, with the Sunny Island, takes control of intelligent management between the PV system, devices and storage systems and controls all energy flows.
There are different ways to read the yield of your solar panels. With the newer inverters you can follow everything via the internet. In somewhat older models, look at the display of the inverter (s) themselves.
Do you have an inverter with display? Then you can read how much the system yielded in total. With SMA inverters, you can tap or tap the device to light up the screen. There is a sensor in the device that 'hears' when it is tapped. As a result, the screen will light up. Note that models that go completely 'off' at night, with a small two-line display, will not light up at night. The models with larger displays do.
All SMA inverters are standard equipped with Webconnect technology. So you can connect the inverter directly to the router and register and follow up for free via the online portal, Sunny Portal. This is a personalized (and free!) Personal website for the display of solar power installations, which you can log in from anywhere in the world. Have a look at the example installations on Sunny Portal.
You can also follow the plant data via the Sunny Portal app for iPhone and Android smartphones.
If you want to use energy in your home smarter, the Sunny Home Manager is the most suitable data logger to transfer the data to Sunny Portal and to create an energy overview.
Quarantee Safety in an off-grid installation is by the high IP54 protection class. Also the wide temperature range and the very high overload capacity. Even in the most stubborn situations, optimum operation can be guaranteed thanks to energy management.
You can use Sunny Island inverters in single- and three-phase off-grid systems. Upgrading the system by adding the battery converter is possible.