HOMER Energy Launches Report Series Focused on Current Conditions and Future Potential of Distributed Energy Around the World

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HOMER Market Insight Reports provide trends and targeted insights into early microgrid market activities for specific countries or regions.

This unique data set based on HOMER analyses will provide unrivaled value to major players in the global distributed energy ecosystem. It paves the way for a more efficient renewable energy marketplace and opens up opportunities for international trade and collaboration.

HOMER Energy announces the introduction of a new product - HOMER Market Insight Reports - a series of unique and targeted reports detailing the potential for distributed energy and microgrid development in selected countries around the world. Focusing on one country or region at a time, HOMER Market Insight Reports provide an in-depth analysis of this marketplace, complete with important context on energy infrastructure, the regulatory environment, and recent distributed energy development activity.

Information in the Market Insight Reports will enable stakeholders in the renewable energy industry to identify new international target markets, make more informed decisions about how renewable resources should be deployed, and more effectively and efficiently meet their customers’ needs. Stakeholders in all aspects of the microgrid and renewable energy industry will benefit from these reports, including project developers, engineering service providers, development agencies, engineers, equipment vendors, financial analysts, policy makers, and energy providers.

“These reports reveal a detailed and comprehensive picture of the microgrid marketplace,” said HOMER Energy Founder and CEO Peter Lilienthal. “They provide targeted insights into early market activities, including the optimal architecture of new energy systems that are in the planning phase. That means they are an important predictor of upcoming engineering and construction projects and can also be a stimulus to international cooperation on renewable energy development.”

Drawn from HOMER Energy’s unique and proprietary database of 1.7 million HOMER modeling software files optimizing the design of energy systems, the data in the HOMER Market Insight Reports provides richly detailed views of local market conditions, such as the types of equipment under consideration and the energy needs of different regions. As a reflection of the global HOMER Energy customer base, they also mirror the growth and characteristics of distributed energy worldwide.

The first HOMER Market Insight Report focuses on The Philippines, which has actively pursued microgrids and distributed generation because of its island geography and heavy dependence on expensive diesel generation.

The report provides an overview of Philippine energy infrastructure including transmission and distribution networks with maps, power characteristics, and ownership information. It describes the country’s energy and economic trends, national goals and relevant regulatory issues. Finally, using data available nowhere else, it provides details on microgrid and distributed energy projects. Finally, the report identifies key trends in microgrid development in the Philippines, mapping projects geographically, by size and equipment characteristics.

“We believe this unique data set will provide unrivaled value to major players in the global distributed energy ecosystem,” said Dr. Lilienthal. “These insights will be useful to investors, developers, and equipment manufacturers for the profiled countries,” he added. “Ultimately this kind of information paves the way for a more efficient renewable energy marketplace and opens up opportunities for international trade and collaboration.”

The initial launch is focused on the Philippines, and additional reports are currently planned for Indonesia, India, and the East African region, along with a yearly market summary report. Free executive summaries of HOMER Energy Market Insight Reports can be obtained at http://www.homerenergy.com/market-insight.

About HOMER Energy

Founded in 2009 by Peter Lilienthal, Ph.D., and Marilyn Walker, Ph.D., Boulder, Colorado-based HOMER Energy is the developer and distributor of the HOMER software, including HOMER Pro and HOMER Grid. With over 200,000 users in more than 190 countries, HOMER is the global standard for microgrid and distributed energy resource (DER) decision analysis and feasibility studies. HOMER Energy provides software, training, and consulting services that identify how to build cost-effective and reliable power systems that combine conventional and renewable power, storage, and load management. Its mission of “Clean Power Everywhere” embodies the company’s ongoing goal to remain the foremost provider of design solutions for clean, affordable energy worldwide. Learn more at http://www.homerenergy.com or call 720-565-4046. Follow us on Twitter @HOMEREnergy, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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