Industry Events

Shell Foundation, World Bank Join Upcoming Microgrid Conference

microgrid-conferenceOctober 2016 Columbia University, New York, site of the upcoming 4th Annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference

Shell Foundation COO Pradeep Pursnani will present a keynote address at the 4th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference to be held at Columbia University, New York City, November 7 and 8. Pursnani joins other distinguished industry leaders participating in the conference, including Audrey Zibelman, Chair of the New York Public Service Commission, Richenda Van Leeuwen, former head of Energy Access for the United Nations Foundation, and Ke Wei, Senior Policy Advisor for Energy, […]

IRENA Microgrid Reports at IOREC: Off-Grid Renewables Can Achieve 100% Energy Access

IRENA IOREC microgrids

3rd International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference in Nairobi to drive off-grid deployment worldwide More than 500 participants gathered in Nairobi September 30 for the opening of the third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC). Organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the conference aimed to boost electricity access through the development of off-grid renewables. Today, roughly 15% of the world’s population lives without electricity, but off-grid solutions can provide an estimated 60%t […]

HOMER International Microgrid Conference & Other Event Updates

HOMER-Microgrid-Conference-New-YorkHOMER International Microgrid Conference 2016 to be held in NYC

HOMER International Microgrid Conference 2016, to take place November 7&8 in New York City, is finalizing speaker and agenda information. The conference offers two days worth of content  centered around this year’s theme, Microgrid Lessons from Global Markets.  The conference kicks off with a keynote speech, The New York Reforming Energy Vision Strategy, by Audrey Zibelman, chair of the New York Public Service Commission. After the keynote address, attendees  have  two educational morning  sessions, a networking lunch, and two […]

HOMER CEO Peter Lilienthal: Watch Interview on Asian Microgrid Market; Plan for Solar Power Int’l

HOMER CEO Peter Lilienthal gave an in-depth interview about the Asian microgrid market last month at Asian Utility Week (ASUW) 2016. In this video available on the Engerati YouTube channel, Lilienthal discusses the different Asian markets for microgrids and renewable energy, from areas having little or no energy infrastructure to those using fossil-fuel based energy sources in dealing with an unreliable grid, to developed countries looking for more resilient solutions. He explains recent […]

Remote Area Power Supply Conference, Melbourne, Australia, March 22-23 2016

The 3rd Annual Remote Area Power Supply Conference will be held on the 22-23 March 2016 in Melbourne. The event will look at reducing the cost of off-grid energy and increasing supply security. This specialised industry forum provides a meeting place for industry stakeholders to share knowledge and experiences on traditional, hybrid and innovative power solutions in remote areas. The growing demand for electricity in off-grid and regional areas in Australia provides great […]

Commercial and Government Microgrids Summit

Infocast’s Commercial & Government Microgrids Summit, the 7th iteration of its kind, will provide a platform for decision makers from the Federal, State and local levels to outline their microgrids funding opportunities and deployment plans in a number of applications for increasing energy security and grid resiliency. The event will also bring commercial end-users and utilities together with leading renewable energy and microgrid developers, system integrators, energy storage companies, microgrid enabling technology companies […]

Energy and Mines Summit: Renewables, Energy Efficiency & Carbon Reduction for Mines

Renewables, energy efficiency and carbon mitigation for mines Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 22-23, 2015 The mining sector is facing a tough business environment with low commodity pricing, rising energy costs and constraints, increasingly remote locations and heightened stakeholder opposition. In this environment, the need to reduce operational power costs and gain stakeholder buy-in is critical to mining’s success. Energy and Mines’ 3rd Annual Toronto Summit will bring together the mining leaders and renewable […]

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 *protected email*, with the subject […]

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 *protected email* as soon as possible. Please include your full name and affiliation in […]