SMA’s integral role in BHP’s Northern Goldfields solar and battery storage system
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SMA’s integral role in BHP’s Northern Goldfields solar and battery storage system

In the heart of Australia’s Northern Goldfields, a groundbreaking collaboration between global mining giant BHP and renewable energy provider TransAlta has given rise to one of the world’s largest off-grid mining solar and battery energy storage systems.

Oversizing a PV installation with the right design

PV oversizing for increased profitability (2/3)

In the first article of this blog series, we talked about the advantages of PV oversizing or overdimensioning. However, success hinges on key factors like quality inverters, string configuration, and diligent monitoring. In this article, we explore these critical considerations empowering installers to optimize PV systems effectively.

Rooftop Solar Solution by SMA and Indo Energy for Long An Cold Storage

SMA has partnered with Indo Energy Corporation (IEC) to set up a 1.6 MWp rooftop solar plant on the Long An Cold Storage facility in the Long An province of South Vietnam. This collaboration has helped one of Asia's largest and most modern cold storage warehouses to go green & and reduce dependency on fossil fuels. The Partnership leverages SMA’s reliability, German technology in solar inverters, and IEC's expertise as a turnkey EPC contractor.

Eye Surgery Achieves Energy Independence

In the fight against climate change, businesses all over the world are adopting cleaner, more sustainable practices. In 2023, SMA Australia was honoured to work alongside one of these eco-conscious businesses, helping The Eye Surgery Hastings transition to 100% renewable energy for their New Zealand clinic.

Solarpark Bundorf

Putting the energy transition in the hands of local citizens: the Bundorf PV farm

Right in the heart of Germany there is now a beacon of hope in the form of a PV farm showcasing how cities and local communities can transition to a renewable energy supply. But what makes this project in Bundorf so unique? The PV farm is one of the largest in Germany to involve public participation. Citizens can take part in the project through an energy co-operative and thus collectively drive forward the energy transition in their region.