HOMER Energy Events

Head of New York Public Service Commission to Keynote HOMER International Microgrid Conference

microgrid conference speakers: Zibelman to keynoteNew York Public Service Commission Chairwoman Audrey Zibelman. Photo courtesy of the state Department of Public Service.

Audrey Zibelman, chair of the New York Dept of Public Service Commission (PSC), will give the keynote address at the 4th Annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference coming up in New York City on November 7-8, 2016. Zibelman has a background in the microgrid industry and has been responsible for designing and leading the regulatory and retail market changes of the electric industry under Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV). REV […]

4th International HOMER Microgrid Conference – Save the Date

HOMER Energy will hold its 4th International HOMER Microgrid Conference and HOMER training at Columbia University in New York City on November 7 and 8, 2016. Details of the event, including information on registration, speaking, sponsorship, and HOMER training will be available on http://microgridconference.com no later than May 10. Meanwhile, please send an email to microgridconference@homerenergy.com if you have interest in speaking and sponsorship opportunities, or if you wish to be included on […]

Watch the Introducing HOMER Optimizer Webinar

HOMER Optimizer might not the greatest thing since sliced bread, but at HOMER Energy we think it’s the most important update we’ve ever given to HOMER. Join Jonathan Awerbuch, HOMER Pro developer, John Glassmire, HOMER Pro trainer, and HOMER Energy CEO Peter Lilienthal for a free webinar introducing the optimizer and how to use it to make your HOMER modeling go even faster. Click below to watch the video (51 minutes, including a […]

Introducing HOMER Optimizer – A Free Webinar

The live webinar is over, but you can view a recording here. Introducing HOMER Optimizer – A Free Webinar April 6th, 2016 9 AM MDT Join us on April 6th, 2016 at 9 AM MDT (see time in your zone) for a free educational webinar on using the new HOMER Optimizer to make your HOMER modeling faster and more efficient. HOMER Optimizer might not the greatest thing since sliced bread, but at HOMER […]

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 […]