Founded in 1981 and based in Niestetal, Germany, with sales and service subsidiaries in 20 countries, SMA are a world leading manufacturer of grid connect inverters, off grid inverters, monitoring and communications.
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Wind & Sun were SMA's first UK customer and have been working with them since 1994.
SMA have a high commitment to sustainability. Their aspiration is to practice sustainability in all areas of the company and to take a leading role in climate protection.
SMA inverters are produced in a net zero carbon factory in Germany. Since 2020, they have been supplying their headquarters in Germany entirely with decentralized renewable power from the immediate surroundings including their own PV systems
By 2025, they have set the target of sourcing 100% of their electricity globally from renewable sources and are already very close to achieving this with a global ratio of 97.5% in 2022.
Read more: SMA Sustainability
The SMA Sunny Boy Storage 3.6-6.0 offers similar functionality to the 2.5 but is also the first battery inverter with a multistring battery connection. Up to three different high-voltage batteries can be connected to a single inverter, for larger batteries three DC inputs can be connected in parallel.