SMA Solar Technology

We look at developments in the inverters for battery storage market from companies such as Eguana Technologies, ABB, Outback Power and SMA, who have a whole battery inverter family for integration with solar energy.

Is battery storage a new growth area for inverters?

Inverter makers are increasingly catering for battery storage even though the scale of the opportunity is still dwarfed by solar. Last week, for example, Eguana Technologies trumpeted Chinese patents for its Bi-Direx line of inverter platforms. Eguana…

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SMA plans new South Africa factory

SMA Solar Technology is expanding its presence in South Africa with the creation of an inverter factory. “Here photovoltaics is already a financially attractive alternative to other forms of power generation,” said SMA chief executive Pierre-Pascal Urbon….