Press Releases

HOMER Energy Launches HOMER Pro – Next Generation Microgrid Optimization Software

HOMER Pro, a complete rebuild of the HOMER software for economic optimization of microgrids, was released recently by HOMER Energy LLC. The HOMER (Hybrid Optimization of Multiple Energy Resources) software is the global standard for early stage microgrid design and analysis. Originally developed at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, HOMER was licensed to HOMER Energy LLC in 2009, setting the stage for the development of HOMER Pro. Microgrids are […]

HOMER Energy Presents 2nd Microgrid Deployment Workshop in Barcelona

Event explores deployment strategies and case studies for microgrids in off-grid and grid-connected environments Download this release Boulder, Colorado, September 11, 2014 — HOMER Energy, developer of the industry-leading HOMER software for modeling hybrid renewable energy systems, will be conducting the Microgrid Deployment Workshop – Fall 2014 on September 22-23 in Barcelona, Spain. The two-day program carefully examines the business models, optimal technology mix, and critical steps for successfully deploying microgrid systems in […]

HOMER Energy Partners with Global Firms to Enhance Microgrid Market Opportunities

Download this release Boulder, CO, July 25, 2014 — HOMER Energy has recently partnered with 10 global firms to connect diverse stakeholders who are developing microgrids and distributed renewable energy projects. The first group of partners includes ABB (ABB), Schneider Electric, Trojan Battery, American Vanadium, Discover Energy, GoSol Power, Shipstone Energy Storage Systems, Leonics, Cadmus, and Sustainable Power Systems. This diverse group of companies is indicative of the range of expertise and services […]

HOMER Energy Convenes Microgrid Deployment Forum to Focus on Critical Steps for Successful Microgrid Energy Projects

Download this release Boulder, CO, July 15, 2013 — HOMER Energy will convene Microgrid Deployment Forum 2013 in Cancun, Mexico, November 8 and 9, 2013, for the purpose of examining the business models, optimal technology mix, and critical steps necessary for deploying microgrids that are both technically and economically successful. This international forum will be the first microgrid conference to focus on the hands-on reality of creating microgrid projects – from identifying needs […]

HOMER Software Training Institute Held

The first HOMER Software Training Institute was held at HOMER Energy headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, on June 13 and 14, 2013. The first day focused on the basic principles of hybrid renewable microgrids using HOMER Explorer, and the second day explored advanced topics with HOMER 2. HOMER, or Hybrid Optimization of Multiple Energy Resources, is an internationally-acclaimed model for creating economically optimized microgrids. HOMER is available for download from HOMER Energy, who holds […]

Waking a Sleeping Giant: Boulder Software Firm Helps Meet Soaring Energy Demand in the Developing World

As demand for energy in the developing world grows more quickly than the ability to deliver it via a conventional grid, HOMER Energy of Boulder uses software its principals developed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to design cost-effective “hybrid” power systems — hybrid renewable microgrids. Download this release Boulder, CO, June 14, 2012 — In some of the most remote corners of the world — Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, […]

HOMER Energy: Only Identified Provider of Design Software for Microgrids

Pike Research featured only HOMER Energy as a provider of design software for the remote microgrid market, slated to reach $10.2 billion by 2017. Download this release Boulder, CO, January 11, 2012 —HOMER Energy is featured among “key industry players” in a new Pike Research report examining the potential for the international remote microgrid market. HOMER Energy provides microgrid design modeling software that simplifies complex choices for energy planners by simulating systems that […]