Optimize the value of your hybrid power system—from utility-scale and distributed generation to standalone microgrids
HOMER software – the trusted global standard in hybrid power system modeling
- Trusted global standard
- Simulate hundreds of systems
- Optimize for most cost-effective, reliable solution
Reduce energy costs and increase resilience for grid-connected facilities and electric vehicle charging stations
- Maximize energy savings
- Minimize demand charges
- Increase resilience
- Integrate EV charging
- Leverage value of energy storage
- Maximize revenue and IRR
- Project screening, site selection and in-depth project validation
Discover how HOMER software helps more than 250,000 energy professionals worldwide
All HOMER software products are built on the trusted, market-leading HOMER platform, used by more than 250,000 system designers and developers in over 190 countries. With decades of experience, we provide the most robust, accurate solutions to help make hybrid power systems technically optimal and maximally cost-effective.
Explore which product is most suited for your project, or further understand our approach to techno-economic analysis. Watch the video, download the white paper, or talk to an expert to learn how UL Solutions advisory professionals can help.
Whether designing hybrid microgrids or distributed generation systems, our software solutions:
- Combine engineering and economics in one powerful model
- Allow users to quickly and efficiently determine least-cost options
- Simulate real-world performance and deliver a choice of optimized design
- Consider geographic-specific criteria and risks, such as fuel price changes, load growth, accelerated battery degradation and changing weather patterns
Need help optimizing your hybrid power system?
proven power of HOMER and UL Solutions to work for you
Used by more than 250,000 energy professionals in over 190 countries
If you need help with your modeling and analysis, or need training in HOMER software, we are here to help. We offer a full range of support services to ensure your success.
Advisory ServicesUL Solutions advisory services enable you to leverage our long-standing expertise in renewable energy and qualifications as independent engineers. We offer full project support from feasibility studies, to design and certification.
Talk to an expert to learn how we can help with your project.
HOMER Engineer HoursPut a UL Solutions expert on your team by hiring a HOMER specialist by the hour and get the help you need, when you need it. We can work alongside your team until they are comfortable on their own, do all of the analyses for you, or anywhere in between.
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Training in HOMER Software and AnalysisEmpower your team with the skills and understanding needed to get the full benefit of HOMER software and analysis. Sessions are available for individuals or organizations.
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Now available on-demand: 9th Annual HOMER Microgrid and Hybrid Power International
Powering the new energy world
Microgrid experts and people from more than 120 countries joined us three energy-charged days at the ninth
annual HOMER Microgrid and Hybrid Power International Conference in October 2021. Complimentary recordings of
the conference presentations are available to watch on-demand.
Join the hybrid power revolution!
HOMER Energy is now UL Solutions
Together, UL and HOMER Energy provide a strong foundation to empower people around the world with tools, services and information to accelerate the adoption of renewable and distributed energy sources. Read the press release on www.ul.com for more information.
See what our global community of customers say
“When we talk to prospective customers about microgrids, they have always already used HOMER.”
“We recommend HOMER to everyone. There is nothing else out there that does what it does.”
“We use HOMER for all of the tender packages we distribute and require that project proposals include their HOMER model.”
Horizon Power, Australia
“We spent a lot of money developing our own model, but threw it away because everyone kept asking for our HOMER results.”
Bruce Levy, CEO
TDX Power, USA
“HOMER has become a staple in our program's integrated energy planning course.”
Energy Planning Program, COPPE-UFRJ, Brazil
“The best hourly assessment tool for hybrid renewable electric generation systems in the world – bar none.”
Dr. Jan F. Kreider
Building Systems Program, University of Colorado, USA
“I have been using HOMER, Legacy version and now Pro, for the better part of two years. Its GUI is powerful, sleek, and has a great balance between flexibility and simplicity. I’ve been trying to spread the word, as I do think it’s the best software that I know of.”
NJ TransitGrid, USA
“Everbody I know who is working with HOMER is amazed.”
Tittmann Solar GmbH, Germany
“We are amazed at both the thoroughness of the software and the design complexity that it allows us to relatively quickly evaluate. To our knowledge, there is no other software on the market that matches HOMER for the purpose of designing renewable energy systems.”
Renewable Energy Systems, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
“Your program is amazing and I love it.”
Southwest Windpower, USA