Four Reasons to Register Your System in Sunny Portal

Sunny Portal offers PV system operators and installers the ability to monitor their systems online and is an essential component in intelligent energy management. Over 200,000 PV systems and over 400,000 users are already registered in Sunny Portal. Read about the advantages of Sunny Portal here.

1. The international number one

In the global comparative study “Global PV Monitoring: Technologies, Markets and Leading Players, 2014-2018” published in 2014 by GTM Research, Sunny Portal took first place out of 70 providers as the portal with which the most PV power is monitored throughout the world. Nearly 220,000 systems with more than 13.3 GW of monitored PV power from over 160 countries are now registered in Sunny Portal. As an installer or PV system operator, you can therefore rely on more than 10 years of experience, security and innovation in the field of online monitoring of PV systems.

2. Fitting solution for monitoring small residential to large commercial systems

Whether for residential or commercial PV systems, centralized management and monitoring of several PV systems saves time and money. In Sunny Portal, PV system operators and installers have access to key data at any time. As a user, you can choose between various views and define these yourself in accordance with your system type or target group. Sunny Portal features almost infinite options for analyzing measured values and visualizing yields, whether you need a data table or a diagram. Yields for every inverter in a system are compared automatically, and even the smallest deviations are detected. These powerful reporting functions also provide regular updates via e-mail to help ensure yields.

3. Close connection to SMA Service

If you have problems with your PV system, SMA Service can use Sunny Portal to access the inverters’ relevant measurements and events and thus provide expert troubleshooting support. As a result, you receive fast assistance and avoid complicated on-site diagnoses, saving time and money.

4. Sunny Portal has given rise to a simpler community platform for private PV system operators too: Sunny Places

Sunny Places is the community portal for private PV system operators and everyone interested in solar power. You can use it to view your PV system’s key data easily and clearly on one page, find other PV systems or compare your system with others, and communicate with other PV system operators and experts. On one page you can see how your system is currently performing; how much energy you have produced in total; what the weather will be like at the system’s location; and how much CO2 you have already prevented with your system. Data from Sunny Portal can be transferred to Sunny Places with just a few clicks. Learn more about how this works by registering here.

Find more information about Sunny Portal and Sunny Places on our website.

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This article was published in 2016. As we are constantly developing our solutions, there may be newer or additional options for the tips and techniques in this article.

  1. Alex Soriano
    Alex Soriano says:

    I added 2 more SMA inverters so now, I have 5. How do I put all 5 in one Sunny Places account? Thanks.

  2. Steve
    Steve says:

    Hi, I have the SMA 6.0 US inverter and trying to connect it to sunnyportal. do I have to be at home next to the inverter to register it? i keep trying from my work computer but says device needs internet connection. can this be done wireless or do i have to plug into the inverter with a laptop? i am now assuming i have to log into it like i do the user interface at home. thanks

  3. Skip Caster
    Skip Caster says:

    I have 3 2000HFUS-30 inverters I’m trying to get connected to my computer, and have already got the Portal APP.
    It’s asking for the PIC & RID information and I can’t find it anywhere.
    Now What?


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