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 19 member institutes, the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance offers comprehensive services from one source.

In order to be successful with innovative products and to acquire new markets, small and medium-sized enterprises as well as industry and the energy sector, are given access to a wide spectrum of research and development possibilities. 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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decarbXpo 2022

Nine institutes of the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance showcased their range of services and product developments at decarbXpo 2022.

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Fraunhofer Innovation Platform at Stellenbosch University

The Fraunhofer Energy Alliance is associated partner at FIP-WEF@SU in South Africa.

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Energy Turnaround Needs Acceptance

Fraunhofer IEE, IEG, ISE and ISI are partner institutions in the Kopernikus-Project Ariadne

Press Releases


Read Press Release I 13th of December 2022

Advancing Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Solar Cell and Module Technology to Industrial Maturity

Between 2020 and 2022, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, together with industry partners, developed technologies for the production of perovskite-silicon full-format PV modules in the joint project "SWiTch"...


Press Release I 7th of December 2022

Battery Update: Fraunhofer ISI launches special blog

The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI launches its Battery Update: a new blog format in which scientists present core results from their current battery research. In addition, the blog serves as a platform where current topics around the battery supply chain are accompanied and discussed.


Press Release I 3rd of November, 2022

Project »YESvGaN«

Can we contribute to the worldwide energy challenge by maximizing the efficiency in power conversion at a low cost? The answer is: YESvGaN! So, the goal of the YESvGaN consortium is to create a new class of vertical power transistors based on gallium nitride (GaN), so-called vertical GaN membrane transistors.



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


Fraunhofer ENIQ

In keeping with the motto "Energy Intelligence powered by Fraunhofer", the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft offers its stakeholders a platform at the EUREF Campus in Berlin - the ENIQ showroom. Here, the energy transition can be experienced...

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