SMA tapped for 100 MW Canadian project


SMA Canada, a division of Germany's SMA Solar Technology AG, has been chosen to supply solar inverters and operations and maintenance (O&M) services for the Grand Renewable Solar project, a utility-scale, ground-mounted PV system located in Haldimand County, Ontario.

SMA Service will handle operational management of the 100 MW PV system when it goes online for a ten-year period. The company will begin delivery of the 130 Sunny Central 800CP-US inverters that will power the system early next year.

"Because of its size and scope, the Haldimand solar project requires investment-grade O&M services," said Daniel Soper, one of the development partners with Grand Renewable Solar LP. "With its 30-year history, top-ranked service and technical expertise, we are proud to select SMA as the operations and maintenance operator for this important project."

SMA recently introduced plant-wide O&M services in North America. In addition to comprehensive services that help increase performance ratios, protect power production and simplify long-term planning, SMA offers individual services that can be integrated in a flexible fashion, resulting in customized O&M solutions.

"The North American market is one of the most important PV markets worldwide," said SMA CEO Pierre-Pascal Urbon. "The Grand Renewable Solar LP contract to deliver 130 central inverters and take over the operational management of the 100 MW plant in Ontario proves again that SMA has an excellent international position as a major project development partner in the industrial plant segment."

The Sunny Central CP-US line of inverters offers 98.7% efficiencies and SMA's intelligent temperature management system, OptiCool, which enables outdoor operation in a variety of adverse weather conditions. The Sunny Central CP-US line also provides grid management functions to address utility requirements.

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