HOMER Energy Support

HOMER Model - Energy Storage

  • Battery throughput

    Say you have a battery with a round-trip efficiency of 80%. HOMER assumes the charge efficiency is equal to t...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:11PM MDT
  • Battery Control (discharge, charge, & operate as desired)

    Control of the batteries is one of the more nuanced corners of HOMER. Just like everything else in HOMER, batt...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:11PM MDT
  • Maximum charge rate

    The maximum charge rate variable imposes a limit on the rate at which the system can charge the battery bank. ...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:11PM MDT
  • Kinetic battery model constants

    I notice that minimum state of charge parameter affects to parameters of battery kinetic model, but I can not ...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:12PM MDT
  • Creating a Battery

    I want to add my own battery Let's start with the capacity curve. HOMER uses the capacity curve to calcul...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:12PM MDT
  • Battery outputs

    When I model a PV system that includes different quantities of batteries HOMER gives me the optimum quantity, ...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:12PM MDT
  • Battery modeling issues

    I can think of at least four aspects of battery modeling that can be difficult. First is the issue of the bat...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:13PM MDT
  • Comparing multiple batteries

    What is meant by a 'battery competition'? How do I set one up? You can add up to ten battery components to...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:13PM MDT
  • Modeling batteries

    How is the power (kW) represented in this model? The finite capacity of the battery and the fixed length o...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:13PM MDT
  • Battery storage depletion

    How is battery depletion calculated? The battery depletion is the difference between the battery's state o...

    Jul 25, 2016 03:14PM MDT
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