SUNNY TRIPOWER 15000TL-10 Economic Excellence

SUNNY TRIPOWER 15000TL / 20000TL ECONOMIC EXCELLENCE

The expert cost saver for high-yield, commercial plants

Peak performance and technological perfection at a significantly reduced specific price: the new Sunny Tripower TL Economic Excellence is the next logical step in the development of the Sunny Tripower series in terms of achieving an optimum price-performance ratio. On the one hand, it brings with it a considerable reduction in investment costs, while on the other hand guaranteeing exceptionally high yields with an efficiency of 98.5 %. Hence, the Sunny Tripower TL Economic Excellence is the ideal solution for uniformly structured PV plants on the medium to very large scale. The focus is on the essentials and meets all requirements, including reactive power provision, grid support, and grid management integration.

Economical

  • Maximum efficiency 98.5 %
  • SMA OptiTrac MPP tracking for best MPP tracking efficiency
  • Active temperature management with OptiCool
  • Bluetooth communication

Simple

  • Three-phase grid feed-in
  • Cable connection without tools
  • SUNCLIX DC plug-in system

Flexible and future-proof

  • DC input voltage up to 1 000 V
  • Integrated grid management functions
  • Reactive-power capable
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Input (DC)
Max. DC power (@ cos φ = 1) 15 260 W 20 450 W
Max. input voltage 1 000 V 1 000 V
MPP voltage range with a line voltage of 230 V / rated input voltage 580 V – 800 V / 580 V 580 V – 800 V / 580 V
Min. input voltage / start input voltage 570 V / 620 V 570 V / 620 V
Max. input current 36 A 36 A
Max. input current per string 36 A 36 A
Number of independent MPP inputs / strings per MPP input 1 / 6 1 / 6
Output (AC)
Rated power (@ 230 V, 50 Hz) 15 000 W 20 000 W
Max. apparent AC power 15 000 VA 20 000 VA
Nominal AC voltage 3 / N / PE, 230 V / 400 V 3 / N / PE, 230 V / 400 V
Nominal AC voltage range 160 V – 280 V 160 V – 280 V
AC power frequency / range 50 Hz, 60 Hz / -6 Hz, +5 Hz 50 Hz, 60 Hz / -6 Hz, +5 Hz
Rated power frequency / rated grid voltage 50 Hz / 230 V 50 Hz / 230 V
Max. output current 24 A 29 A
Power factor at rated power 1 1
Displacement power factor, adjustable 0 overexcited ... 0 underexcited 0 overexcited ... 0 underexcited
Feed-in phases / connection phases 3 / 3 3 / 3
Efficiency
Max. efficiency / European weighted efficiency 98.5 % / 98.3 % 98.5 % / 98.2 %
Protective devices
DC-side disconnection device opt. opt.
Ground fault monitoring / grid monitoring yes / yes yes / yes
DC surge arrester (type II), can be integrated
DC reverse polarity protection / AC short-circuit current capability / galvanically isolated yes / yes / — yes / yes / —
All-pole-sensitive residual-current monitoring unit yes yes
Protection class (as per IEC 62103) / overvoltage category (as per IEC 60664-1) I / III I / III
General data
Dimensions (W / H / D) 665 / 680 / 265 mm
(26.2 / 26.8 / 10.4 inch)
665 / 680 / 265 mm
(26.2 / 26.8 / 10.4 inch)
Weight 45 kg (99.2 lb) 45 kg (99.2 lb)
Operating temperature range -25 °C ... +60 °C
(-13 °F ... +140 °F)
-25 °C ... +60 °C
(-13 °F ... +140 °F)
Noise emission (typical) 51 dB(A) 51 dB(A)
Self-consumption (at night) 1 W 1 W
Topology / cooling concept Transformerless / OptiCool Transformerless / OptiCool
Degree of protection (per IEC 60529) IP65 IP65
Climatic category (as per IEC 60721-3-4) 4K4H 4K4H
Maximum permissible value for relative humidity (non-condensing) 100 % 100 %
Features
DC terminal SUNCLIX SUNCLIX
AC connection Spring clamp terminal Spring clamp terminal
Display Chart Chart
Interfaces: RS485, Bluetooth®, Speedwire/Webconnect opt. / yes / opt. opt. / yes / opt.
Multi-function relay / Power Control Module opt. / opt. opt. / opt.
Warranty: 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 years yes / opt. / opt. / opt. / opt. yes / opt. / opt. / opt. / opt.
Certificates and approvals (more available on request) AS 4777, BDEW 2008, C10/11:2012, CE, CEI 0-21, CEI 0-16 EN 50438*, G59/3, IEC 61727 (MEA/PEA), IEC 62109-1/-2, NEN EN 50438, PPC, PPDS, RD 1699, RD 661/2007, SI4777, UTE C15-712-1, VDE 0126-1-1, VDE-AR-N 4105 AS 4777, BDEW 2008, C10/11:2012, CE, CEI 0-21, CEI 0-16 EN 50438*, G59/3, IEC 61727 (MEA/PEA), IEC 62109-1/-2, NEN EN 50438, PPC, PPDS, RD 1699, RD 661/2007, SI4777, UTE C15-712-1, VDE 0126-1-1, VDE-AR-N 4105
Footnotes
Type designation STP 15000TLEE-10 STP 20000TLEE-10
* Does not apply to all national appendices of EN 50438
Provisional data, as of June 2014

WEBCONNECT

Ideally suited for online monitoring of small PV plants with a maximum number of up to four inverters: Webconnect provides free access to Sunny Portal without additional data logger – easily via an existing Internet access and a DSL router.

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Speedwire/Webconnect data module

The Speedwire/Webconnect data module is a Speedwire communication interface with Webconnect function for inverters.

Data module with RS485 interface

Language

Installation Guide

Installation Manual - MULTIFUNCTION RELAY MFR-NR-IA-en-21W.pdf
  • Type: Installation Guide
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: MFR-NR-IA-en-21
  • Version: 2.1
Installation Manual - SMA POWER CONTROL MODULE PCONTROLMOD-IA-en-14.pdf
  • Type: Installation Guide
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: PCONTROLMOD-IA-en-14
  • Version: 1.4
SUNNY TRIPOWER 15000TL Economic Excellence / 20000TL Economic Excellence - Installation Manual STP15-20TLEE-IA-en-23.pdf
  • Type: Installation Guide
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: STP15-20TLEE-IA-en-23
  • Version: 2.3

Service instructions

For Israel Only: Parameter Settings - SUNNY BOY / SUNNY MINI CENTRAL / SUNNY TRIPOWER according to document HS_131_2013 (SMA code: ILS220 & ILS233) Israel-HS_131_2013-ILS220_ILS233-SG-en-13.pdf
  • Type: Service instructions
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: Israel-HS_131_2013-ILS220_ILS233-SG-en-13
  • Version: 1.3
Only for Romania: Compliance with the Requirements of ANRE 30 - STP 10000TL-10 / STP 12000TL-10 / STP 15000TL-10 / STP 17000TL-10 / STP 15000TLEE-10 / 20000TLEE-10 Romania_ANRE-30_ROS250-SG-en-14.pdf
  • Type: Service instructions
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: Romania_ANRE-30_ROS250-SG-en-14
  • Version: 1.4

Technical Description

Multi-Function Relay and OptiTrac Global Peak - SUNNY BOY / SUNNY TRIPOWER / WINDY BOY - Technical Description ZusFunktNG-TB-en-25.pdf
  • Type: Technical Description
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: ZusFunktNG-TB-en-25
  • Version: 2.5
SUNNY BOY/WINDY BOY/SUNNY TRIPOWER - Firmware Update with SD Card - Technical Description NG_UpdSD-TB-en-32.pdf
  • Type: Technical Description
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: NG_UpdSD-TB-en-32
  • Version: 3.2

User Manual

SUNNY TRIPOWER 15000TL Economic Excellence / 15000TL High Efficiency / 20000TL Economic Excellence / 20000TL High Efficiency - User Manual STP20TLHE-BA-BEN122221.pdf
  • Type: User Manual
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: STP20TLHE-BA-BEN122221
  • Version: 2.1

Catalog

INSIGHTS Edition 03 - EMERGING PV MARKETS INSIGHTS03-AEN132411W.PDF
  • Type: Catalog
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: INSIGHTS03-AEN132411W
  • Version: 1.1
INSIGHTS Edition 04 - QUALITY IS THE FUTURE INSIGHTS04-AEN130710W.PDF
  • Type: Catalog
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: INSIGHTS04-AEN130710
  • Version: 1.0
SMA WARRANTY CONCEPT - MEDIUM POWER SOLUTIONS GARANTIE-KEN121811_W.pdf
  • Type: Catalog
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: GARANTIE-KEN121811
  • Version: 1.1
Next Innovations 2013 - NEW PRODUCT RELEASES NEXTINNO-KEN132211W.pdf
  • Type: Catalog
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: NEXTINNO-KEN132211
  • Version: 1.1
SMA SERVICE - Medium Power Solutions - Information for Installers SERVICEMPS-KEN132411.pdf
  • Type: Catalog
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: SERVICEMPS-KEN132411
  • Version: 1.1

Data sheet

SMA POWER CONTROL MODULE - The multi-function interface for PV inverters PWCMOD-DEN130211W.pdf
  • Type: Data sheet
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: PWCMOD-DEN130211
  • Version: 1.1
SUNNY TRIPOWER 15000TL / 20000TL ECONOMIC EXCELLENCE - The expert cost saver for high-yield, commercial plants STP20000TLEE-DEN1428W.pdf
  • Type: Data sheet
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: STP20000TLEE-DEN1428
  • Version:
SUNNY TRIPOWER 15000/20000TL - ECONOMIC EXCELLENCE PROJECT - COMPLETES YOUR PROJECT STP20000TLEE_PROJECT-DEN133113w.pdf
  • Type: Data sheet
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: STP20000TLEE_PROJECT-DEN133113
  • Version: 1.3
SMA Remote Service - Always on the safe side REMOTESERVICE-DEN134114_W.PDF
  • Type: Data sheet
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: REMOTESERVICE-DEN134114
  • Version: 1.4

Promotion Material

SMA SYSTEM SOLUTIONS for the VDEcode of practice and the German Renewable Energy Act (EEG 2012) · As of December 2012 SYSTEMPOSTER-AEN125018.pdf
  • Type: Promotion Material
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: SYSTEMPOSTER-AEN125018
  • Version: 1.8
PV INVERTER COMMERCIAL POSTER_COMMERCIAL-AEN132910w.pdf
  • Type: Promotion Material
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: POSTER_COMMERCIAL--AEN132910
  • Version: 1.0

Technical information

SMA POWER CONTROL MODULE - Multi-function Interface for PV Inverters SUNNY BOY / SUNNY TRIPOWER PControlMod-TI-en-12.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: PControlMod-TI-en-12
  • Version: 1.2
Mounting on wooden grounding - Installation restrictions for mounting Sunny Boy, Sunny Mini Central and Sunny Tripower to wood HolzUnt-TI-en-12.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: HolzUnt-TI-en-12
  • Version: 1.2
Efficiency and Derating - SUNNY BOY/SUNNY TRIPOWER/SUNNY MINI CENTRAL WirkungDerat-TI-en-36.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: WirkungDerat-TI-en-36
  • Version: 3.6
Grid Configurations - Overview of the compatibility between common grid configurations and SMA Inverters Netzformen-TI-en-27.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: Netzformen-TI-en-27
  • Version: 2.7
Circuit Breaker - Sizing of Suitable Circuit Breakers for inverters under PV-specific conditions LSS-TI-en-43.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: LSS-TI-en-43
  • Version: 4.3
Technical Information - Impedance at 175 Hz of Sunny Boy, Sunny Mini Central and Sunny Tripower for PV Plants in France Impedanz_175-TI-en-25W.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: Impedanz_175-TI-en-25
  • Version: 2.5
Overview of the Rotary Switch Settings for PV Inverters, Version 09/2013 - Technical Information Drehschalter-LD-TI-en-10.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: Drehschalter-LD-TI-en-10
  • Version: 1.0
PV Inverters - Use and Settings of PV Inverters in Off-Grid Systems SB-OffGrid-TI-en-41W.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: SB-OffGrid-TI-en-41
  • Version: 4.1
Criteria for Selecting a Residual-Current Device - Use of Residual-Current Devices for SUNNY BOY, SUNNY MINI CENTRAL and SUNNY TRIPOWER RCD-TI-en-42.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: RCD-TI-en-42
  • Version: 4.2
Designing PV Plants Optimised for Economic Efficiency - Technical Information PV-Ausl-TI-en-10.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: PV-Ausl-TI-en-10
  • Version: 1.0
Medium-Voltage Transformer - Important requirements for medium-voltage transformers for SUNNY BOY, SUNNY MINI CENTRAL und SUNNY TRIPOWER MV-Trafo-SB_SMC_STP-TI-en-10.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: MV-Trafo-SB_SMC_STP-TI-en-10
  • Version: 1.0
Technical Information - Plant Communication in Large-Scale PV Power Plants - Basic Principle of Plant Communication SC-PO-TI-en-32.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: SC-PO-TI-en-32
  • Version: 3.2
Solar Power: 100% Self-Consumption Solution with the SMA Power Control Module SUNNY BOY / SUNNY TRIPOWER ZE-PCM-TI-en-20.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: ZE-PCM-TI-en-20
  • Version: 2.0
Communit - Communication Distributor for PV Plants for SUNNY CENTRAL, SUNNY MINI CENTRAL or SUNNY TRIPOWER Communit-TI-en-20.pdf
  • Type: Technical information
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: Communit-TI-en-20
  • Version: 2.0

Firmware

Certificate

ORDER FORM - SMA REMOTE SERVICE BRemote-ZE-en-15.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: BRemote-ZE-en-15
  • Version: 1.5
Unit Certificate of Photovoltaic Inverter Power Genaration - FGH (SUNNY TRIPOWER 20000TLHE-10 / SUNNY TRIPOWER 20000TLEE-10) EZE_FGH_STP20TLHE_EE-ZEEN121710.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: EZE_FGH_STP20TLHE_EE-ZEEN121710
  • Version: 1.0
Certificate EN 50438/2007 - European Standard for SUNNY TRIPOWER (STP 15000TLEE-10, STP 20000TLEE-10) ZE_EN50438_2007_STPxx000TLEE-10_en_10.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: ZE_EN50438_2007_STPxx000TLEE-10_en_10
  • Version: 1.0
Manufacturer's Declaration - Limitation of feed-in power to 0 watts MPS-ZE-0Watt-en-10.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: MPS-ZE-0Watt-en-10
  • Version: 1.0
Manufacturer’s Declaration - Ammonia Resistance SB-SMC-STP-ZE-HK-Amon-en-10.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: SB-SMC-STP-ZE-HK-Amon-en-10
  • Version: 1.0
Made in EU certificate Qinto Conto Energia §4.4.1 & 4.6.1 - SUNNY BOY/SUNNY MINI CENTRAL/SUNNY TRIPOWER/SUNNY CENTRAL SB-STP-SC-ZE-FIC-IT-en-12.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: SB-STP-SC-ZE-FIC-IT-en-12
  • Version: 1.2
Manufacturer's Declaration - Minimum Clearances to Neighbouring Devices/Inverters SB-SMC-STP-ZE-HK-Derating-en-10.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: SB-SMC-STP-ZE-HK-Derating-en-10
  • Version: 1.0
APPLICATION FOR SMA GRID GUARD-CODE GRIDGUARD-ZEN142317_web.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: GRIDGUARD-ZEN142317
  • Version: 1.7
Manufacturer’s Declaration - Usage of residual-current devices (RCD) of type A with Sunny Boy, Sunny Mini Central or Sunny Tripower SB-SMC-STP-ZE-HK-VDE-RCD-en-11.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: SB-SMC-STP-ZE-HK-VDE-RCD-en-11
  • Version: 1.1
Document of compliance for the operation of SMA inverters in combination with Module Power Maximizers MPS-ZE-HK-PMMax-en-11.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: MPS-ZE-HK-PMMax-en-11
  • Version: 1.1
Certificate of compliance - SUNNY TRIPOWER 15000TLEE-10/20000TLEE-10/15000TLHE-10/20000TLHE-10 STPHEEE-ZE-CoC-en-10.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: STPHEEE-ZE-CoC-en-10
  • Version: 1.0
Manufacturer’s Declaration - Coastal installation of Sunny Boy, Sunny Mini Central and Sunny Tripower inverters HK_MeeresnaheAufstellung_en_11.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: HK_MeeresnaheAufstellung_en_11
  • Version: 1.1
EC Declaration of Conformity - SUNNY TRIPOWER (STP 10000TL-10/STP 12000TL-10/STP 15000TL-10/STP 17000TL-10/STP 15000TLEE-10/STP 20000TLEE-10) ZE_CE_STPxx000TL-10_TLEE-10_en_10.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: ZE_CE_STPxx000TL-10_TLEE-10_en_10
  • Version: 1.0
Manufacturer’s Declaration - Response of PV inverters to a grid handicap in the form of high proportions of harmonic voltage distortion (THDV) HK_Beeinflussung-durch-THD_en_10.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: HK_Beeinflussung-durch-THD_en_10
  • Version: 1.0
Factory inspection Certificate - For Italian Market Fic-ZE-en-11.pdf
  • Type: Certificate
  • Language: English (Worldwide)
  • Number: Fic-ZE-en-11
  • Version: 1.1

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