HOMER Energy Support

HOMER Model - Generator

  • Diesel O&M costs

    The diesel O&M cost is a critical factor in HOMER Pro analyses, and we know frustratingly little about it....

    Sep 26, 2019 04:25PM MDT
  • Generator minimum load ratio

    Is there a tool for preventing the generator from running too often? You can use the minimum load ratio to...

    Sep 26, 2019 04:27PM MDT
  • Marginal diesel generation cost

    I am a little perplexed at HOMER’s output calculation of the “Marginal generation cost” under the tab “generat...

    Sep 26, 2019 04:27PM MDT
  • O&M Costs

    Can I change the value of the O & M cost for certain components? If you are looking at a file where so...

    Sep 26, 2019 04:29PM MDT
  • Diesel operational life

    When calculating the expected life of the generator, HOMER Pro divides the generator life in operating hours b...

    Sep 26, 2019 04:30PM MDT
  • Multiple Generators

    I am trying to determine the optimum size for an additional diesel generator. I have aggregated the hydros, an...

    Jul 20, 2016 04:17PM MDT
  • Modelling CHP

    Part of the system I am modelling uses micro-CHP. I have looked at the cogeneration sample given within the pr...

    Jul 20, 2016 04:18PM MDT
  • HOMER simulation - excess diesel starts

    Actually I am working on a wind/diesel project and I have rebuilt the system with the HOMER simulation tool. ...

    Jul 20, 2016 04:18PM MDT
  • Fixed generation cost

    By "no-load fuel cost" I assume you mean "Fixed generation cost". Is this value set by the Fuel consumption da...

    Jul 20, 2016 04:18PM MDT
  • Minimum generator run time

    Is there a minimum run time for diesel in HOMER? and is it possible to specify it? No, but if the system c...

    Jul 20, 2016 04:22PM MDT
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