Promote Your Products to Microgrid Developers Worldwide with New HOMER Energy Component Partner Program

homer energy component partner programThe New HOMER Energy Component Partner Program helps companies gain industry recognition

HOMER Energy’s new Component Partner Program helps companies gain recognition within the software as the microgrid market becomes more co

RISØ Report Concludes Danvest System Delivers Power Quality in Microgrid Applications

Danish national research institute RISØ, a world leader in setting standards for the modern wind industry, has released a report on power quality in diesel-wind microgrid-based hybrid systems.  RISØ measured performance using a Danvest Hybrid Power Plant running with a Vestas 600kW wind turbine. The institute tested voltage and frequency fluctuations during continuous operation as well as during transitions between different states of operation. The report concludes that frequency and voltage vary very little, both […]

Microgrid Systems Laboratory

The Microgrid Systems Laboratory (MSL) is a fully-integrated innovation center for decentralized energy systems. A collaborative effort by a range of global leaders in electricity delivery, R&D, manufacturing, standards, regulation, and systems integration, MSL’s mission is to accelerate the transition to a more resilient, sustainable, and accessible system, and to alleviate “energy poverty” worldwide. The current and planned key elements of the Lab are a microgrid innovation consortium, developed and operated by the Santa […]

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch can serve as an invaluable partner to help make your microgrid project successful. From utility owned microgrids to customer-sited systems, we have the in-house expertise to integrate complex microgrid components into a cost-effective solution. We have the tools to assist organizations of all sizes with microgrid solutions including off-grid, nanogrid, microgrid, secure microgrids and island systems. Our services span the complete project lifecycle from feasibility analysis through EPC (engineering, procurement, […]

ABB Installs Microgrid Solutions at its South Africa Campus

ABB disclosed its plan of installation of an integrated solar-diesel microgrid at its facilities in Johannesburg, South Africa. This new solution, comprising a rooftop solar photovoltaic (‘PV’) field and a PowerStoreTM grid stabilizer, is aimed at boosting the usage of renewable energy and offers uninterrupted power supply at the premises, especially during grid to island operation transitions and power disruptions. To be installed at ABB’s Longmeadow premises, which is a 96,000 square meter […]

UGE International and Alpha Energy to Collaborate on Microgrid Projects

UGE International, a global leader in distributed renewable energy solutions for businesses, and Alpha Energy, an engineering procurement and construction firm, have entered into an agreement to work jointly on the development, installation, maintenance and financing of distributed generation projects. The collaboration will put forth a unique vertically integrated team, with the ability to efficiently approach the distributed generation and energy storage markets on a global basis, which is projected to grow at […]

ABB Microgrid Solution to Boost Renewable Energy Use by Remote Community in Kenya

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from Socabelec East Africa Ltd. to design, supply and install a PowerStore flywheel-based microgrid stabilization solution for the Marsabit wind farm in northern Kenya. The country plans to quadruple its energy output in the next five years bringing on board an additional 5,000 megawatts (MW) of power capacity, with the aim of providing the majority of its approximately 50 million citizens access […]

HOMER Energy Industry Partner Featured on PBS News Hour for Non-Toxic Battery

One of the exciting things about working here at HOMER Energy is watching the world begin to understand the significance and importance of the possibilities for both hybrid power systems and innovative storage, which go hand in hand. So I was not surprised but very happy to see our industry partner company Aquion Energy featured on PBS News Hour on Monday, September 7, talking about their non-toxic Aqueous Hybrid Ion battery. We look […]


Brightmerge empowers a new generation of energy entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge to build independent grids in emerging markets. Brightmerge is rolling out user-friendly web based services designed for business people, to guide entrepreneurs step by step through this complex process, including requirements, permits, plans, financials and ongoing operations. Visit website:  

Saft Li-ion Battery to Power the ExoMars Rover as it Searches for Life on the Red Planet

HOMER Energy Industry Partner Saft, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry, has signed a contract worth over one million euros from Airbus Defence and Space Ltd (UK) to develop, qualify and test a specific lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery system to power the ExoMars Rover vehicle. The Rover is the key component of the ExoMars Programme, run jointly by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Roscosmos, the Russian Federal […]