User ManualSUNNY DESIGNENGLISHSD3-SDW-BA-en-25 Version 2.5
Legal ProvisionsSMA Solar Technology AGLegal ProvisionsThe information contained in these documents is the property of SMA Solar Technology AG. No part of this documentmay be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, be it electronic,mechanical, photographic, magnetic or otherwise, without the prior written permission of SMA Solar Technology AG.Internal reproduction used solely for the purpose of product evaluation or other proper use is allowed and does notrequire prior approval.SMA Solar Technology AG makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to thisdocumentation or any of the equipment and/or software it may describe, including (with no limitation) any impliedwarranties of utility, merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose. All such representations or warranties areexpressly disclaimed. Neither SMA Solar Technology AG nor its distributors or dealers shall be liable for any indirect,incidental, or consequential damages under any circumstances.The exclusion of implied warranties may not apply in all cases under some statutes, and thus the above exclusion maynot apply.Specifications are subject to change without notice. Every attempt has been made to make this document complete,accurate and up-to-date. Readers are cautioned, however, that product improvements and field usage experience maycause SMA Solar Technology AG to make changes to these specifications without advance notice or per contractprovisions. SMA Solar Technology AG shall not be responsible for any damages, including indirect, incidental orconsequential damages, caused by reliance on the material presented, including, but not limited to, omissions,typographical errors, arithmetical errors or listing errors in the content material.Software licensesThe licenses for the installed software modules (open source) can be found in the user interface of the product.TrademarksAll trademarks are recognized, even if not explicitly identified as such. Missing designations do not mean that aproduct or brand is not a registered trademark.CopyrightThe "Sunny Design" software was developed by SMA Solar Technology AG and is copyright protected. It is providedto the user free of charge and for an unlimited period.Inverter dataThe employed technical data of the SMA inverters is continuously checked and, if necessary, adapted. However,discrepancies and mistakes may still arise. We accept no responsibility for the completeness and/or correctness of thedata (The values do not represent guaranteed characteristics).PV Module DataThe employed technical data of the PV modules is based on the publicly accessible information of the respectivemanufacturers. SMA has integrated the available data into the software with the greatest care possible. The content ofthis software is monitored in an ongoing manner and updated when necessary. However, deviations cannot beexcluded. We cannot accept responsibility that the data is up-to-date, correct and complete as it is subject to frequentmodifications.Solar Irradiation DataThis data has been given to SMA from several institutions and is allowed to be used in this program. Therefore, SMAdoes not take any liability for completeness and/or correctness of this data.2SD3-SDW-BA-en-25User Manual
SMA Solar Technology AGLegal ProvisionsWarranty and LiabilitySince the software is provided to the user free of charge, SMA can accept no responsibility for its proper operation, forits suitability for certain purposes, or for the non-violation of any rights of third parties. The software is used at the user'srisk and responsibility. SMA is only liable in case of wrongful intent and gross negligence. In particular, SMA does notaccept any liability for defects and consequential damage, for incorrect profit calculations, for loss of profits, for loss ofuse, for damage to used hardware, for loss of data, for interruption of operation or other damage.As of: 4/20/2021Copyright 2021 SMA Solar Technology AG. All rights reserved.User ManualSD3-SDW-BA-en-253
Table of ContentsSMA Solar Technology AGTable of Contents12Information on this Document.126.96.36.199.41.51.6Validity .Target Group .Symbols in the Document.Typographical Elements in the Document .Designations in the Document .Additional Information.777788Product Overview .188.8.131.52Setup and Start. 123.13.24Signing Up for Sunny Design. 12Starting Sunny Design . 12User Interface . 184.108.40.206Product Description. 9Project Overview . 10System Requirements. 11Personal Home Page After Login. 13Project Pages. 14Project Tree . 15General Operation . 175.1My Sunny Design . 220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.6Settings.Creating and Managing Own PV Modules.Entering Prices for PV Modules .Entering Prices for Inverters .Creating and Managing Your Own Locations .Own Load mporting Own Consumption Data.Importing Consumption Data from Sunny Portal .Creating Consumption Data Manually .Deleting Own Load Profile .22242424Creating and Managing Your Own Charging Stations .Creating and Managing Your Own Electric Vehicles .Deleting User-Defined E-Mobility Templates .Managing Own Customer Data .Creating and Managing Own Cost Items and Templates .Creating and Managing User-Defined Tariffs.252525252626Changing the Sunny Design and Sunny Portal Password.Requesting Password.Importing Data from Sunny Design Desktop Version from Software Version 2 .Upload SMA 360 Documents .Transferring Missing PV module data .Exporting Time Series .Reporting Errors and Problems .Entering Activation Code .Downloading the User Manual .Editing Customer Data -25User Manual
SMA Solar Technology AGTable of Contents5.12 Exiting Sunny Design. 306Projects . 316.16.2Quick Planning and Detailed Planning . 31Project Management . Creating New Projects.Managing Existing Projects .Opening an Existing Project .Duplicating Projects.Working with Templates .Renaming Projects .Comparing Projects.Exporting Projects.Deleting Projects.Procedure for Designing Projects. 3126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.6Designing a PV System with Total Power Feed-in to Grid .Designing PV Systems with Self-Consumption Option .Design an Off-Grid System.Designing PV Hybrid Systems .Designing Energy Systems.Special Battery Applications 31323232333334343535363637Optimizing Self-Consumption through Storage of PV Energy. 37Activating Peak Load Shaving. 37Defining Battery Charge Time Window . 37Defining E-Mobility for Projects with Self-Consumption Option .Defining E-Mobility for Known Vehicles.Defining E-Mobility for Unknown Consumption Behavior .220.127.116.11.3.10.6394040404141Defining Driving Profile .Defining Time Windows .Defining Absences .Adding and Managing Charging Stations .Adding and Managing Electric Vehicles.Defining Statistical Charging Station Usage .Project Design . 418.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.8Entering Project Data .Configuring the System.Visual Roof Planning .Defining Load Profiles .Configuring Gensets (PV Hybrid System).Defining Scenarios .Energy System 5PV System . 184.108.40.206.4.13User ManualStructure of Energy System Page .Configuring Grid Components.Configuring Energy System Components.Configuring Loads.Configuring the PV System .Configuring Off-Grid Systems with System Assistant .Configuring PV Hybrid Systems with System Assistant .Viewing Design Suggestions .Setting Criterion for Sorting the Design Suggestions .5658595960Configuring Battery Systems.Configuring Gensets (Off-Grid System).Cable Sizing.Determining Self-Consumption .Planning the Energy Management.