If you already have a existing solar system with a premium inverter, the German made SMA Sunny Boy Storage 5.0 system may be the best choice for you. The inverter comes from the German heritage of all Sunny Boy inverter products. The units are basically a battery charger/ controller/ manager that is integrated to the Sunny Portal. If you own a SMA inverter there will be seamless transition to batteries using the SBS range of controllers. We can also add these to any brand of inverters, for those seeking a Premium option. These chargers best integrate with the LG Chem RESU HV range of batteries.
There are 2 models. TheSMA Sunny Boy Storage 2.5, with maximum of 2.5kw of discharge, or the larger SMA Sunny Boy Storage 5.0 with 5kw of output. Which model you chose depends on your homes energy loads. If you are running air conditioning, charging a electric car or are high energy users then the 5.0 will be the best option. If you have a simpler energy usage profile the 2.5 will be all you need.
SMA Sunny Boy Storage 5.0 has built in multi-string technology up to three high-voltage batteries can be connected to the Sunny Boy 5.0 Storage anytime. This allows the storage system to be expanded gradually and adapted to individual needs. Using LG Chem 10kw HV RESU batteries its possible to power up to 30kw of batteries. The most powerful charger in the residential market and German made quality.
Reliable power supply–even in the event of grid failure
- Integrated Secure Power Supply provides electricity to individual loads manually from the battery even in the event of a grid failure
- Optionally with an automatic transfer switch for full power supply to the home from the battery and PV system on all three line conductors in the event of a grid failure
- Power in the battery-backup operation of up to 8 kW is sufficient for all standard loads
- 10-year warranty
With the high protection class IP65, it can withstand even harsh ambient conditions and is therefore also ideally suited for outdoor installation.
With SMA Smart Connected, SMA is the first manufacturer to offer free and automatic inverter monitoring that helps installers provide customers with a quick, targeted service. If a device fails, SMA proactively informs the PV system owner and the installer. In this way, PV system owners and installers benefit from minimized diagnosis and downtime. If it is necessary to replace the battery inverter, SMA sends a replacement device fast and free of charge.