Lili Francklyn

Sigora Microgrid Provides Affordable, 24/7 Power to Haiti’s Impoverished Communities

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How is it that the poorest country in Western Hemisphere is home to one of the world’s most sophisticated microgrid projects? Maybe fate has determined that the embattled people of Haiti deserve a break, after decades of earthquakes, hurricanes, massive flooding, corruption and gruesome political oppression. Or, maybe it’s because a group of idealistic energy geeks, together with a team of determined Haitians, decided to bring renewable energy to a rural  health clinic. […]

HOMER Energy Explores Microgrid and Renewable Energy Solutions for Puerto Rico

Close to three months after Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico, utterly destroying the island’s electrical grid – as well as countless homes and communities –  much of the island is still without power. And, where power has been restored, it is often unreliable. Puerto Rico’s aging electrical grid was already in bad shape, but a direct hit from Category 4 storm Maria dealt a catastrophic blow to the infrastructure of the Puerto […]

ABB Joins HOMER Energy Component Partner Program

ABB Components Now Available In HOMERⓇ Pro Based on its new partnership with HOMER Energy, ABB components will now be available for modeling in the HOMER Pro software. They include elements of the Microgrid Plus controller system, PowerStore and MS100 converters, and PowerStore Batteries and Flywheels. ABB has unmatched expertise in designing and building off-grid and grid-connected microgrids. Their portfolio encompasses the full range of enabling technologies including conventional and renewable power generation, […]

POWER-GEN International Workshop to feature HOMER Energy VP Business Development

HOMER Energy VP of Business Development Andy Kruse will be giving a presentation on the role and importance of diesel generators in the growth of the microgrid market at POWER-GEN. The POWER-GEN International Conference will cover multiple forms of generation broken up into multiple tracks featuring 300 expert speakers.  Other session tracks that might be of interest to HOMERⓇ Pro users include Gas Turbine Technologies, Energy Storage, Emissions Control, Power Project Financing, Utility […]

VII Annual Workshop Cubafotovoltaica

HOMER Energy Support Manager Aleph Baumbach will be making a  presentation at Cuba’s VII International Workshop Cubafotovoltaica. The workshop will be held from December 5-8, and is hosted by The Institute of Science and Technology of Materials in the Faculty of Physics at the University of Havana. Located in the Vedado district of Havana, Cubafotovoltaica will explore such topics as management of PV in the electrical grid; integration, penetration and storage; PV hybrid […]

HOMER CEO Peter Lilienthal Presenting at Africa Mini Grid Summit

The fourth annual “Action Learning Event on Upscaling Mini Grids for Low Cost and Timely Access to Electricity” in Nigeria is designed to facilitate investments in the sector and accelerate the deployment of mini grid systems to reach universal energy access by 2030. On Monday, December 4th, Peter Lilienthal will be providing an all-day training on the HOMER® Pro software for African users – both beginner and advanced. Other conference events include a […]

HOMER to Present at CO Distributed Generation Workshop, December 4, 2017

How Can Small-Scale Wind and Solar Producers Optimize Their Energy Development Decisions? The Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA) will be presenting a day-long workshop on distributed generation in Yuma CO, with a focus on northeast Colorado’s clean energy future. HOMER Energy VP of Sales, Dominick Morone, will be presenting “It’s All About the Economics.” The talk will highlight specific opportunities that HOMER Pro presents for the farmers, agricultural producers and small scale commercial energy […]