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Apr 23, 2024 — Apr 24, 2024
  • Trade Show

Microgrid Conference 2024

Meet microgrid experts and discover how to optimize the efficiency, reliability and cost of microgrids from pre-feasibility through design with robust modeling software.

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Date & Time


Apr 23, 2024 7:30am EST


Apr 24, 2024 2:00pm EST


Baltimore, Maryland



Explore the markets, technologies, policies, and benefits emerging as microgrids and distributed generation are increasingly critical in the transition to clean energy and electrified buildings and transportation.

Join us at booth #507 to discover how HOMER software from UL Solutions helps you accelerate microgrid design, optimization, and decision-making, enabling you to maximize project revenue and performance more rapidly and reliably.  

Take advantage of insightful panel discussions and knowledgeable insights

Peter Lilienthal, UL Solutions global microgrid lead and creator of HOMER software, and a panel of experts will share project development challenges and learnings at 1 p.m. ET in a presentation and discussion entitled “The Dynamic Path to Reliable Energy: A Living Roadmap.”

Panelists will discuss leading food service distributor US Foods' progressive decarbonization plan, including distributed energy and microgrid installations. 

Session chair

Dennis Garrett, Blue Lake Clean Energy Group LLC 


Peter Lilienthal, UL Solutions
Chase Weir, Distributed Sun
Tad Piper, AutoGrid


Peter Lilienthal serves as UL Solutions global lead for microgrids and is the creator of HOMER® software. Active in renewable and distributed energy and energy efficiency since 1978, Peter Lilienthal joined the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in 1990 and was one of the creators of NREL’s International and Village Power Programs. He originally developed HOMER software at NREL and then founded HOMER Energy, where he commercialized the software in 2009. In December 2019, HOMER Energy became part of UL Solutions. Peter holds a doctorate in management science and engineering from Stanford University.

HOMER Microgrid and Hybrid Power Modeling Software

Optimize the value of your hybrid power system—from utility-scale and distributed generation to standalone microgrids.

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