What is a Solar Inverter?
A solar inverter is the part of a solar system that converts power from the solar panels (DC electricity) into usable electricity (AC electricity) for your home. It’s the heart of the system and needs to be chosen wisely to maximise energy efficiency and savings.
SMA is regarded as the top inverter brand by solar experts worldwide. The company was founded in Germany, 1981 and quickly rose to the top of the industry due to their high quality ‘Sunny Boy’ inverters.
Pros of an SMA Solar Inverter:
- Well-known for quality, reliability, and easy installation
- 5-year warranty with an option to extend
- Average of 97% maximum efficiency
- Most popular inverter in Australia
Cons of an SMA Solar Inverter:
- Better suited for large homes
- Can be difficult to connect to actual customer service reps
The Importance of Choosing the Right Solar Inverter:
Installing the correct inverter for your home, budget & lifestyle is crucial to maximising energy production and reducing your electricity bills.
Brands of inverters vary greatly in quality, features and efficiency so it’s important to do research through reading reviews, speaking to CEC accredited installers and comparing quotes.
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