HOMER Energy Events

A Bright Future for Microgrids and Distributed Generation in Australia: Microgrid 2015 Wrap

More than 150 highly engaged people from 10 countries attended HOMER Energy’s 3rd and largest annual microgrid conference in Canberra, Australia on October 14 and 15 2015. The meeting kicked off with an inspiring and motivating opening keynote by Simon Corbell, Deputy Minister of the ACT Government and Minister of Environment and Planning. ACT has chosen to be a leader in Australia, with a goal of 100% renewable energy by 2025. Minister Corbell […]

Australia Slashes Renewable Energy Target; HOMER Energy Heads There Anyway!

The Australian Government has just announced a precipitous drop in the 2020 renewable energy target, from 41 to 33 terawatt hours, according to an article published today in ars technica. Although the government desire to make the cuts has been for some time, the actual amount has been uncertain, as it required parliamentary negotiation. At the heart of the cuts is a prime minister who is openly hostile to climate science, but one […]

Microgrid 2015: Call for Microgrid Conference Speakers

HOMER Energy announces our major microgrid conference and HOMER training for 2015 in Canberra, Australia, October 14 and 15, 2015. Opportunities to speak and to sponsor are now available. EC2Designlab, an Australian energy and water advisory firm, is serving as co-organizer and local event partner. Speaker proposals are due no later than June 30th, 2015. Speakers will be announced by August 15, 2015. Please send speaking proposals to workshops@homerenergy.com, with the subject line […]

Final Call for Speakers: HOMER Deep Dive Workshop, Manila, June 15

There are a few speaking spots available for the HOMER Deep Dive Workshop on the afternoon of June 15, 2015, as part of the Asia Clean Energy Forum. 10-20 minute talks should focus on case studies and examples of using HOMER to model distributed power systems or microgrids. To apply to speak, send an abstract of your talk to workshops@homerenergy.com as soon as possible. Please include your full name and affiliation in your […]

Webinar: Batteries and the Grid, What’s all the fuss? Costing and modeling approaches with HOMER

This free webinar featured HOMER Energy CEO Dr. Peter Lilienthal joined by Rocky Mountain Institute Senior Associates Bodhi Rader and Devi Glick. The webinar reviewed the implications of the recent RMI/HOMER Energy report: The Economics of Load Defection:How grid-connected solar-plus-battery systems will compete with traditional electric service, why it matters, and possible paths forward. (CLICK HERE to download the Executive Summary or complete report) The participants discussed the analyses that were done to […]

HOMER Pro Training in Manila on June 20

On June 20, 2015, HOMER Energy CEO Dr. Peter Lilienthal will present an all-day training in the HOMER software in Manila. The training will focus on the most common HOMER issues for Asia and the Pacific: energy access and small remote utilities. The morning session will be an introduction to the new HOMER Pro.  The afternoon will consist of advanced training in small energy access systems and larger island grid systems with multiple […]

Deep Dive Workshop: Modeling Hybrid Renewable Microgrids with the HOMER Software

HOMER Energy invites you to join us for a workshop in Manila, Philippines on June 15, 2015 as part of the 2015 Asian Clean Energy Forum. The workshop is free for attendees of the ACEF.  There are opportunities to both sponsor and speak at this event. Topic: Modeling Hybrid Renewable Microgrids with the HOMER Software Date: June 15, 2015 Location: Manila, Philippines Cost: Free for Asian Clean Energy Forum attendees Objectives Participants will […]

Watch our Webinar Recording Now: Tour of HOMER Pro

Have you wondered what HOMER® Pro is all about? Now, for the first time ever since its release in October, 2014, HOMER software and mechanical engineers join HOMER Energy executives to demonstrate the major features of this complete rebuild of a global standard microgrid and distributed generation model. Learn what HOMER Pro is all about, and what the plans are for its future. The HOMER (Hybrid Optimization of Multiple Energy Resources) Model is […]

Webinar: Modeling the CellCube Energy Storage System in Connected and Remote Microgrids

Join HOMER Energy CEO Dr. Peter Lilienthal and American Vanadium experts Bill Radvak, Tim Yip, and Scott Debenham for a discussion on modeling the CellCube flow battery using HOMER in both grid-connected and remote microgrids. Date:   February 18, 2015 Time:   12:00 pm EDT (1700 GMT) Cost:   Free The CellCube energy storage system is regarded as a milestone in the history of regenerative energy management. Whether in combination with photovoltaic, wind […]