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The Fraunhofer Energy Alliance is the portal to the research program and service offer of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in the fields of energy technology and energy industry.

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The Fraunhofer Energy Alliance is the portal to the research program and service offer of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in the fields of energy technology and energy industry.

In order to develop products for its customers which have particularly high investment security, future-orientation and competitive strength, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has pooled its competencies in the field of energy. More than 2,000 employees combine their expert knowledge at the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance, one of the largest energy research organizations in Europe.

Fields of research include digitization of the energy world, renewable energy sources, energy systems analyses and energy storage technologies as well as energy efficiency technologies and components for buildings, districts and cities.

With the specialized knowledge and expertise of the 18 member institutes, the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance offers comprehensive services from one source.

Small and medium-sized companies as well as general industry and the energy industry are given access to a wide spectrum of research and development possibilities in order to be successful with innovative products and to acquire new markets. The Fraunhofer Energy Alliance also provides this expertise in its function as a consultant to political and societal players and institutions.

All our activities focus on the objective of achieving sustainable, secure, economical and socially responsible energy supplies.

 

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Review: ENERGY STORAGE 2019

Also this year the leading international trade fair for energy storage offered a unique forum to the leading research institutes and companies of the storage...

Press Releases

 

Press Release l 1st of October, 2019

Prof. Dr. Matthias Petzold becomes head of the Fraunhofer IMWS

As of today, the Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructures of Materials and Systems IMWS in Halle (Saale) will be headed by Prof. Dr. Matthias Petzold, previously deputy Head of the Institute...

 

 

Press Release l 25th of September, 2019

Worldwide First Validation of Aerodynamics of Large Wind Turbines

Fraunhofer IWES is measuring the aerodynamics of wind turbines with a rated power of more than five megawatts. This way it shall be assessed whether the model calculations used to date are also valid for large wind turbines, which will primarily be built offshore in the future.

 

Press Release l 12th of September, 2019

Fraunhofer ISE’s PV-TEC Pioneers New Technologies and Improves Solar Cell Efficiency

From industry-driven solar cells with efficiency values of more than 22 percent to effective new metallization processes for contacting solar cells — the Photovoltaic Technology Evaluation Center (PV-TEC)...

 

Events

Our members regularly present their research results at trade fairs, conferences, symposia and in workshops. Learn more about our activities...

Jobs

Are you interested in a position at one of the Fraunhofer institutes? At this point we inform about current job vacancies at the 18 member institutes.

 

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