The Limondale PV power plant is another milestone on the road to securing SMA’s outstanding position on Australia’s booming market for PV power plants. “We are delighted that BELECTRIC has chosen our system solutions,” said Boris Wolff, Executive Vice President of the Utility business unit at SMA. “The MVPS 5500 combines two powerful Sunny Central 2750-EV PV inverters, a transformer and switchgear in a single container. It’s easy to transport and can be quickly installed and commissioned. The high power density and compact container design also reduce the plant’s operating costs. In addition, the SMA Power Plant Controller ensures flexible farm control in the 1,500 V PV power plant.”
“Australia is a highly promising market for the further expansion of our world-leading position as an EPC provider,” said Martin Zembsch, general manager of BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH. “For the implementation of our largest project ever in Australia, we are relying on the high dependability and availability as well as the outstanding cost-efficiency of SMA’s system solutions.”
The SMA Group with sales of around €900 million in 2017 is a global leader for solar inverters, a key component of all PV plants. SMA offers a wide range of products and solutions that allow for high energy yields for residential and commercial PV systems and large-scale PV power plants. To increase PV self-consumption efficiently, SMA system technology can easily be combined with different battery technologies. Intelligent energy management and digital energy solutions, comprehensive services and operational management of PV power plants round off SMA’s range. The company is headquartered in Niestetal, near Kassel, Germany, is represented in 19 countries and has more than 3,000 employees worldwide, including 500 working in Development. SMA’s multi-award-winning technology is protected by more than 1,200 patents and utility models. Since 2008, the Group’s parent company, SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is listed in the SDAX index.
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