Fraunhofer Energy Alliance

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 20 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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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 I 14th of September, 2021

First agrivoltaic system for carbon-neutral orcharding being tested

As part of the project “APV-Obstbau”, BayWa r.e. and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE have cooperated with other research partners to set up an agrivoltaic system for research purposes at the “Bio-Obsthof Nachtwey” in Gelsdorf, Rhineland-Palatinate. It is the first system of its kind in Germany. 

 

Press Release I 8th of September, 2021

Energy boost for underwater robot

With modern non-destructive test methods, scientist of Fraunhofer IKTS and the research group Smart Ocean Technologies (SOT) analyze the battery state of underwater robots, so-called Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV)...

 

Press Release I 26th of August, 2021

Current-based repair process for new solar cell technologies

The next generation of solar cells will contribute significantly to a sustainable power supply on a global scale. For state of the art technologies such as PERC (Passivated emitter and rear cell, a team from the Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics CSP has now researched an active mechanism that can be used to optimize high-performance cells.

 

Events

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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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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