HIMC 2018 Approaching this October in San Diego

Mark your calendars for the 6th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference and Exhibition (HIMC), scheduled for this fall, October 8-10, at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego. The focus of HIMC 2018, designed for all distributed energy professionals?  To advance the growing market of microgrid systems.  The 6th annual HOMER International … [Read more...]

Micropower System Modeling

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The HOMER Micropower Optimization Model is a computer model developed by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to assist in the design of micropower systems and to facilitate the comparison of power generation technologies across a wide range of applications. HOMER models a power system’s physical behavior and its life-cycle cost, … [Read more...]

Revenue Up for Northern Power Systems as it Pushes into Microgrid Market

Northern Power Systems, a 40-year old wind turbine company, is finding a new market for its wares in the emerging microgrid and distributed energy industry. The Vermont-based company recently signed on as an industry partner with microgrid software company Homer Energy, which offers the program to help key clients and collaborators connect with … [Read more...]