A new release of HOMER® Grid, energy modeling software for grid-connected hybrid power projects, enables users to rapidly calculate EV charging revenue. The new capability helps project developers reduce the time and uncertainty of evaluating the ROI of a proposed, site-specific, renewable energy-plus-storage powered charging station, maximize the project’s value, and demonstrate that value to customers. Additional updates include the addition of California’s new Net Energy Metering (NEM) 3.0 tariffs and the ability to import project production data from other design software. Learn more at the webinar on Sept. 28, 2023. Read more for details.
A new release of HOMER Grid, energy modeling software for grid-connected hybrid power projects, enables more detailed cost calculations. HOMER Grid 1.9 also facilitates setting utility tariffs. The new features allow energy professionals to complete more accurate cost and performance evaluations for a specific distributed energy project. Learn more at a Dec 7, 2022 HOMER Grid webinar.
Three distinct organizations mark significant moment to continue 128-year history of safety science leadership Northbrook, Illinois — June 27, 2022 — Today, the UL enterprise revealed new brands for […]
UL releases HOMER Front modeling software, a web-based software application that performs technical and economic analysis of utility-scale energy projects. HOMER Front helps developers calculate the value of storage and hybrid power projects and maximize revenues.
Boulder, Colo – April 8, 2022 – Organizers of UL’s HOMER Microgrid and Hybrid Power International conference, the premier microgrid conference produced by UL’s HOMER software and Microgrid Knowledge, host of Microgrid 2022, today announced a collaboration to bring HOMER’s long-standing thought leadership to the Microgrid Knowledge stage.
Join the hybrid power revolution. HMHI 2021 brings together a global community of microgrid and hybrid power experts to advance high-quality, affordable microgrids, distributed energy and utility-scale systems. Read on to learn more.
HOMER Energy by UL’s new front-of-the-meter modeling software combined with expert UL analysis helps energy developers evaluate the profitability of utility-scale solar, wind and storage systems
Session recordings from the eighth annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference are available for on-demand viewing. Conference organizer, HOMER Energy by UL, made these complementary sessions available to provide technical information and lessons learned from real-world microgrids.
Registration is now open for the 8th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference, taking place online October 12-16, 2020. Attendance is free for this five-day virtual event, with online sessions led by global industry experts who will explore the rapidly changing world of microgrids and distributed energy resources.
HOMER® Pro’s new proposal writer helps energy developers create information-rich proposals that communicate details of technically complex systems to facilitate the sale of their projects to clients and investors.
HOMER Grid, software for pre-feasibility analysis of grid-tied distributed energy projects, now incorporates a tool for designing EV charging stations. The new feature helps users determine how renewable energy and storage systems can reduce utility costs of EV charging:
Powering Health is a free online modeling tool that will help developing country health facilities adapt their power systems to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded by the the World Bank, USAID and We Care Solar, the new tool updates a resource designed by HOMER Energy 15 years ago:
HOMER Energy by UL recently released two powerful, customizable Controller APIs that give users the ability to create and simulate their own dispatch strategy in HOMER Grid, software for modeling the design of behind-the-meter distributed energy systems.
The new version of HOMER Grid 1.7 features a proposal generating tool that allows designers of hybrid distributed energy systems to produce presentation-ready reports that demonstrate how renewable energy improvements will help reduce the overall cost of energy. The software has the ability to quickly create streamlined, graphics-driven proposals that communicate system modeling results to both technical and non-technical audiences and effectively convey the project’s value to customers.
UL, a global safety science leader, announced the acquisition of Boulder, Colorado-based HOMER Energy, the world leader in modeling and optimization software for microgrids. The acquisition combines UL’s experience and recognized thought leadership in solar, wind and battery technology with HOMER Energy’s system design capabilities. HOMER Energy employees will join UL’s existing Energy and Power Technologies Division:
The HOMER Grid software, a tool for pre-feasibility analysis of grid-tied distributed energy systems, has three new features that will make it an even more powerful and efficient tool. Released this week, HOMER Grid 1.6 provides for close integration with financial modeling tools, easy creation of custom utility tariffs and improved ways to determine the optimal size of PV inverters:
The 7th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference will take place in Cambridge, Massachusetts from October 7-9. Acknowledging the explosion in popularity of microgrids worldwide, the conference will explore the lessons that can be learned from pioneering microgrids in remote locations, and examine what insights can be applied to new grid-connected projects. In addition to domestic applications, leading microgrid innovators will present case studies from around the world:
HOMER Energy LLC announced today that the HOMER® Grid software for modeling the economic and engineering feasibility of grid-tied hybrid renewable energy systems now includes the capability to model the economic benefits of participation in demand response contracts. This new feature allows facility managers and owners to more fully understand the economic potential of distributed energy at their facility. Project developers and demand service providers can communicate and capture how participation in demand response contracts can work in concert with peak shaving and other incentive programs to benefit their customers and investors.
HOMER Energy is announcing a set of new features for its industry-leading microgrid modeling software, HOMERⓇ Pro. Improvements should help users rapidly model distributed energy systems and immediately understand key results.
Experts and new users of the HOMER Grid software are driving enhancements that will enable more powerful and accurate modeling of grid-tied distributed energy systems. Released today, the new version of HOMER Grid for optimizing behind-the-meter distributed generation features a new Multiyear Analysis function that calculates impacts of future changes like utility price increases and load growth:
Sandbar Solar, a Northern California solar developer and contractor, has unveiled a new microgrid that will power its newly constructed corporate headquarters in the middle of the city of Santa Cruz, one of the few projects of its kind in the US. The islanded off-grid electricity system, which was modeled using HOMER Pro, is designed to serve the solar installer’s complete electricity needs:
HOMER Energy is proud to be listed among 19 “long list” finalists for an “Ashden Award,” a UK prize rewarding organizations that contribute to the global sustainable energy transformation by introducing new technologies and business models. If awarded the prize, HOMER Energy would use it to expand training in developing countries.
HOMER Grid 1.3 enhances solar-plus-storage modeling for outages, renewable energy equipment and utility tariffs. New features will help users value outage mitigation, model complex utility tariffs and create customized renewable energy components for simulations.
Boulder, CO, November 7, 2018 — Growing interest in microgrid technology is keeping HOMER Energy executives busy delivering presentations, panels, and trainings across multiple continents this autumn. Their […]
HOMER Market Insight Reports provide trends and targeted insights into early microgrid market activities for specific countries or regions. Boulder, CO, October 10, 2018 — HOMER Energy announces […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boulder, CO, September 12, 2018 — The 6th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference taking place in San Diego from October 8-10, will present thought leaders […]
Software updates to HOMER Grid provide powerful, new features to more easily and quickly model commercial-scale solar-plus-storage and other behind-the-meter distributed energy systems. Today HOMER Energy released important […]
HOMER Energy today announced its newest software product, HOMER Grid, a robust and powerful tool for optimizing the value of behind-the-meter, distributed generation systems while reducing demand charges. This important new product from HOMER Energy is a response to the rapidly growing solar-plus-storage market, and the rise in demand charges across the U.S. and other countries.