UL Acquires Microgrid Software Company Homer Energy

Homer Energy

Homer Energy, a software company specializing in microgrid optimization, has been acquired by global safety science company UL. The deal brings together UL’s experience and thought leadership in solar, wind and battery technology with Homer’s system design capabilities and distributed energy project database. “The distributed energy … [Read more...]

HIMC 2018 Approaching this October in San Diego

HIMC 2018

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

micropower

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...]