Simple and Efficient PV System Monitoring

With Sunny Portal, PV system operators and installers can access key system data anytime, anywhere. They can also analyze measured values and visualize and compare yields, meaning that even minor deviations can be detected and resolved quickly.

Sunny Portal is the biggest PV monitoring portal,* with over 250,000 registered systems world-wide and more than 14 GW of monitored PV power in over 160 countries.

*GTM Research comparative study “Global PV Monitoring: Technologies, Markets and Leading Players, 2014–2018”


Everything at a Glance

Sunny Portal visualizes all yield data conveniently and concisely:

  • Live system status data
  • Information about current energy flow (purchased electricity, battery charging)
  • Monitors communication to the portal
  • Monitors inverter performance
  • Weather information for location

Visualized Energy Yields

Sunny Portal offers specialist views of the energy yields, taking into consideration the requirements of different system types. The Sunny Portal features optimal possibilities for analyzing measured values and visualizing yields, whether you need a data table or a diagram.

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Always Up to Date

The reporting functions provide reliable updates via e-mail and therefore help ensure yields. Users automatically receive information about their system yields and performance at regular intervals (daily or monthly). If needed, Sunny Portal users can also receive events such as inverter status information.

The Right Solution for Every Need

Whether for residential systems or commercial PV systems, centralized management and monitoring of PV systems saves time and money. With Sunny Portal and the Sunny Portal Professional Package, PV system operators and installers can always view key data. Private PV system operators can also use the SMA Community Portal Sunny Places to exchange and compare PV system data with other users.

FunctionSunny PlacesSunny PortalProfessional Package
Basic Yield Monitoringxxx
Live Data ¹xxx
Display of Energy Management Informationoxx
PV Community and System Comparisonx
Setup of a simulated PV system for interested customersx
Management of many Systems xx
Monitoring and Alerting xx
Reporting xx
Configuration and Display of Grid Management Services ¹ xx
Display of all key operating data ¹ ox
5-minutes data resolution ¹ ox
Goal-oriented Data Analysis through professional UI x
Status Overview over entire Portfolio x
x Full support
o Partial support
¹ Depending on used gateway and its configuration

Future-proof PV System Monitoring

Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS offers numerous features designed to make professional online PV system monitoring even easier, more efficient and quicker than ever before.

In combination with the new Data Manager M and base ond the new IoT platform ennexOS, the new Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS features an innovative user interface and optimized functions for ever-increasing customer requirements. As a result, system monitoring and communication are well-equipped to meet the requirements of the future digital energy and communication world.

Users of the new Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS benefit from a range of free basic functions for online PV system monitoring. In addition, modular selectable functions designed to make professional PV system monitoring even more efficient will be available in the future.

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Everything Always Available at a Glance

Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS not only makes it easier to monitor an entire portfolio, but also provides up-to-date status information for individual devices, at any time.

This saves time and money.

  • Clear displays at all levels from an entire portfolio, PV system groups, system, PV system section to an individual device
  • Central monitoring overviews for fault detection and rapid navigation
  • Display of system-specific status information

Maximum Clarity

Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS optimizes management of an entire PV system portfolio thanks to its intuitive user guide and clear display.

  • Informative dashboards at all hierarchy levels for an easy and effective overview
  • Intuitive linking of different hierarchy levels for quicker flow of information
  • Innovative navigation structure for more efficient management and configuration in a heterogeneous PV system portfolio

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Comprehensive Analyses

The new user interface for Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS allows for detailed, easy and accurate analysis of a portfolio and PV system.

  • Quick fault analysis saves time and reduces yield losses
  • Analyzing historicized PV system data helps identify unwanted PV system behavior
  • The ability to compare different PV systems is another way of detecting anomalies and fixing them quickly

Perfect Partner for Trendsetting Monitoring

Combined with the new Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS, the Data Manager M from SMA optimizes communication for state-of-the-art PV system monitoring.

The Data Manager M and the new Sunny Portal interact perfectly. Their almost identical intuitive user interfaces are every bit as important here as the capability for seamless remote parameterization.

In connection with the new Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS, the new Data Manager M makes work processes easier and thus enables viable online monitoring for an entire PV system portfolio.

More information about the Data Manager M

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Which Portal?

Sunny Portal is a highly successful, global online monitoring portal with functions for monitoring with the SMA Cluster Controller, Sunny Home Manager 2.0 for inverters with integrated Webconnect technology and its predecessors with the Sunny WebBox.

Private end users and professional PV system monitors and installers alike can use Sunny Portal’s vast range of features for monitoring anything from small residential PV systems to large PV power plants.

Sunny Places offers a dedicated interface designed explicitly for the requirements of private residential PV system owners, who can use the functions available with Sunny Places to monitor the PV system status, gain information and share data with other PV system owners.

Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS is an enhancement of Sunny Portal and focuses on the requirements of professional users and installers to offer customers the best possible service and to be ready for future demands.

Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS is initially available in combination with SMA’s Data Manager M and will be gradually rolled out for all future technologies. The existing PV systems registered in the Sunny Portal will be seamlessly transferred to the new system.

Powerful Package

With the Sunny Portal Professional Package, PV system operators benefit from optimal operation:

  • Clear status display allows for several systems to be monitored at the same time
  • Updating and archiving of PV system data in 5-minute cycles quickly detects deviations
  • Extensive analysis options ensure ideal service planning

Sunny Portal Professional Package
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Greater Overview with the Status Monitor

The STATUS MONITOR simplifies monitoring of several systems and displays key data at a glance. In this way, the entire system portfolio is monitored efficiently—saving valuable working hours every day.

  • Central monitoring platform for fault detection
  • User-friendly system filters
  • Fast search and filter functions
  • Customized system information displays

More Details with Analysis Pro

The innovative user interface ANALYSIS PRO enables comprehensive, simple and accurate system analysis.

  • Quick fault analysis
  • Analysis of historical PV system data
  • User-defined favorites for fast access

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More Energy Balance Data

PV system data is displayed at 5-minute resolution offering users even greater detail.

PV system operators can analyze their daily energy use even more accurately using the detailed energy balance data and can learn about their consumption patterns.

The Ideal Partner for Professional Monitoring

The combination of the Sunny Portal Professional Package and Sunny Home Manager 2.0 is ideally suited for the professional monitoring of systems in the 5 kWp and 50kWp power range.

Users can also read the inverter’s most relevant DC and AC measured values and pull up information about power and yield.

Using the Professional Package, the new generation SMA inverters provide detailed information about the system via Webconnect, which previously was only possible via data loggers.

Purchase the Sunny Portal Professional Package or test it for four weeks free of charge


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