The latest release of HOMER Pro (3.14) has an important new feature designed to enhance client communication. The new proposal writer allows users to generate attractive, comprehensive reports documenting HOMER Pro modeling results in a few clicks.
HOMER Grid, software for designing distributed renewable energy systems, now includes a tool for modeling EV charging stations. Have a look and find useful links to the HOMER Grid manual that will explain how to integrate EV charging in your designs of grid-tied systems, how to cut your demand charges and calculate payback periods:
This month the HOMER Tip provides everything you need to know to create a custom microgrid controller in HOMER Grid. A new feature in HOMER Grid allows you to create your own dispatch algorithm using MATLABⓇ. Learn how:
In this month’s HOMER tip, we explain how to import data into the HOMER software, specifically for projects that include a wind resource. We also explain how to purchase and download high resolution wind data files from UL’s Windnavigator product site and import them into HOMER software:
HOMER Grid has a new proposal creation feature that will help project developers create professional reports in a few clicks. Learn how to use this new feature to boost client confidence and sell distributed energy projects to partners and financiers. Learn how to create powerful, data rich presentations of your HOMER Grid modeling results with this tip:
More than 15 states have deregulated their energy markets – some allow consumers to purchase electricity from 3rd party providers, others have deregulated gas and still others are have partially deregulated their energy markets. This HOMER Tip explains how to use HOMER Grid in states with deregulated electricity markets:
After you calculate a model in HOMER Grid or HOMER Pro, you have access to detailed results that present multiple views of the ways in which your distributed energy system is impacting energy costs. This month’s tip explains how to get the most out of HOMER results, and how to understand and navigate the various tables and graphs: