HOMER Energy’s Dr. Peter Lilienthal Interviewed by World Bank in Myanmar

Earlier this year, HOMER Energy Founder and CEO Dr. Peter Lilienthal held HOMER training hosted by the World Bank in Myanmar and was interviewed at ESMAP (Energy Sector Management Assistance Program), a learning event on the topic of upscaling microgrids for least cost and timely access to electricity services.  Click on the image to watch Peter speak about the ESMAP event and HOMER training in a 1-minute video clip:


The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) is a global knowledge and technical assistance program administered by the World Bank. It provides analytical and advisory services to low- and middle-income countries to increase their know-how and institutional capacity to achieve environmentally sustainable energy solutions for poverty reduction and economic growth.

ESMAP is funded by Australia, Austria, the European Commission, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the World Bank. Peter was interviewed by The World Bank’s Marjorie K. Araya.

Peter recently shared some thoughts on Microgrid News & Insight about Lessons from the Off-grid World: Resilient Distributed Energy Win-Win for Consumers, Utilities.

Peter is the original developer of the HOMER software and founded HOMER Energy in 2009 to enhance and commercialize HOMER® Pro. He has a Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.  Peter has been active in the field of renewable and distributed energy and energy efficiency since 1978. Before founding HOMER Energy, he was president of Green Island Power, which provided analytical services for renewable and distributed power projects. From 1990-2007 he was Senior Economist with the International Programs Office at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. His experience has included project development of distributed power projects, designing and teaching courses at the university level, and consulting to industry and regulators. His technical expertise is in utility modeling and the economic and financial analysis of renewable and distributed power projects. He was the lead analyst and one of the creators of NREL’s International and Village Power Programs.


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