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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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ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE not running in 2021

Covid-19: ENERGY STORAGE scheduled for March 2021 in Düsseldorf had to be called off due to the continued high infection rates all over Europe.

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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


Press Release l 7th of December, 2020

What are the opportunities and challenges of importing green hydrogen?

Green hydrogen and its synthesis products are regarded as an important element of the energy transition and combating climate change in the hydrogen strategies of both Germany and the EU. Imports play a major role...  


Press Release l 25th of November, 2020

Catenary trucks: Electric highways in Germany require broad social acceptance

Road freight transport in Germany is largely based on diesel engines. This is a problem for achieving climate goals. Electrical systems like catenary trucks that are powered by electricity via an overhead line similar to trains would be more efficient and more environmentally-friendly.  


Press Release l 19th of November, 2020

EU project BIG-MAP accelerates the development of the next generation of super batteries

If the goal of reducing CO2 emissions in Germany by 55 percent by 2030 is to be achieved, future batteries must above all become more sustainable and also cheaper. That is a big challenge.



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

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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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