Tech Tip: Installation of the Sunny Boy Smart Energy

This post was originally published in 2014. The tips and techniques explained may be outdated.

by Sascha Jacobi (guest post), , 16 Comments
Tech Tip: Installation of the Sunny Boy Smart Energy

The current SMA Tech Tip shows how quickly and easily the new Sunny Boy Smart Energy can be installed as part of the SMA Integrated Storage System.

The Sunny Boy Smart Energy combines a modern photovoltaic inverter and a storage system and is, along with the Sunny Home Manager, one of the core components of the simplest storage solution currently available for residential applications.

Our colleague Jan explains how it works in the new video.

Happy watching.

 

For more information, please visit the following links:

Sunny Boy Smart Energy: The First PV Inverter With an Integrated Battery (Article)

Why would you need a pv inverter with integrated battery? (Video)

Sunny Boy Smart Energy (Product page)

Sunny Boy Smart Energy receives Intersolar Award 2013 (Article)

 

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16 Comments
  1. Magiel says:

    Got a 5 Kw sunny boy invertor running at the moment.Do I have to replace the complete system and what wil the cost be.

    Reply
    • Leonie Blume
      Leonie Blume says:

      Hi Magiel,

      Do you wish an upgrade to SB 5000 SE? If so, please contact our Sales Team via sales@sma.de
      They need your serial number and the pv design of your plant.

      Thanks and best regards
      Leonie

      Reply
      • Chibuzor, Anthony says:

        Hi Sarah, Hopefully you are still with SMA. That is me again asking to be connected to the Technician in charge of my Region for my Request.
        Thanks.

  2. Jean de Dieu says:

    Dear Sir,
    I would like to provide electricity to a building with two apartments.
    Both apartments will be provided electricity by a single kit. I want a
    kit that is hybrid. That means with possibility of being recharged by
    solar panels or public electricity (or generator).

    Each apartment has following equipment:

    2 x Refrigerator/Freezer.
    1 x Laptop
    1 x Desktop
    1 x TV
    12 x Light
    1 x Washing machine
    1 x Iron.

    Kindly suggest a kit which can support the above load, multiply by two
    (two apartments). If possible an expandable system with growing power
    needs.
    Best Regards,

    Jean

    Reply
  3. Ryk Fischer says:

    I want to install a 5KVA system for my house based on a survey of my requirements
    Evidently I need 8ooAh of battery capacity
    Would you have an inverter/charger available that would also meet my future PV requirements
    Do you have Sunny Boy unit that will meet these requirements
    How much will it cost to supply and install?

    Reply
    • Sarah Römsch says:

      Hi,
      Thanks for your interest in our inverters. Please have a look at this website.
      The Simple Storage Solution or the Flexible Storage Solution might fit for your PV system.

      For further information and the the price, please ask an installer. It’s necessary to have more information about your house, surrounding etc.
      Best regards,
      Sarah

      Reply
  4. Anthony chibuzor says:

    I definitely want to go total solar in my house in Enugu Nigeria. My output requirement is 5Kv Inverter for my 5000Watt total usage. I am presently living in Mainz Germany and in the process of a partial relocation to Enugu Nigeria. Do you have a sales representative in that Part of Nigeria or must I have to bye the system and transport it myself to my destination ?
    Note: I will also appreciate a hookup with one of your tech. Sales person for a more in depth knowledge on how I can best actualize my project.
    Thanks.

    Reply
    • Sarah Römsch says:

      Hello Anthony,
      That sounds really good. I pass your emailaddress to my colleague who is responsible for your region. He has the expertise and will get in touch with you.
      Best regards,
      Sarah

      Reply
      • Anthony chibuzor says:

        Hi Sara R.

        I am still waiting to be contacted by the person you sent my referral to???how about you send the individual a reminder.
        Tnx.

      • Sarah Römsch says:

        Hi Anthony,
        I’m very sorry about that. I’ve sent a reminder.
        Best regards,
        Sarah

  5. Mister Diop says:

    Please is it to use only 1 sunny boy sb 3800 for running 3.5Hp air conditionner during day lidht ? (sorry for my english, i’m frenchy)

    Reply
    • Jennifer Rößler
      Jennifer Rößler says:

      Hello Giancarlo,

      Referring to your request, please be informed that the inverter typ Sunny Boy Smart Energy is not yet released for Brasil market.
      Thank you for your comprehension.

      Kind reagards, Jennifer

      Reply

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