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.

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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News of Fraunhofer Energy Research

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ISPA 2024

The ISPA 2024 invites international experts from research and industry to Dresden to discuss the latest developments and applications in the field of piezocomposites.

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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

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Fraunhofer Match

Tell us about your challenge or project - and Fraunhofer Match will put you in touch with researchers with the right expertise to develop solutions together.

Press Releases

 

Read Press Release I 10th of June 2024

Revolutionizing of Power Electronics

Wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductor technology and artificial intelligence together are revolutionizing power electronics. A new class of intelligent power electronic systems is unlocking new performance and application areas. The high demands of system development impact the entire power electronics value chain. At PCIM Europe 2024, Fraunhofer IISB, ISIT and IMS together present the entire value chain for next-generation power electronics.

 

Press Release I 28th of May 2024

Optimized yield in offshore wind farms

Together with its project partners, the Fraunhofer IWES is investigating in the “C²-Wakes – Controlled Cluster Wakes” project how the total energy yield of offshore wind farms can be optimized. The aim of the project is to utilize an extensive offshore wind measurement campaign and modeling methods to determine if and how large-scale wake effects and the global blockage effect can be reduced in the future. 

 

Press Release I 2nd of May, 2024

Potential of sandwich construction

The use of fiber-reinforced plastics in sandwich construction enables highly efficient lightweight structures. Leading international experts presented  trends in material and technology development and new fields of application for sandwich materials at the "Composite Sandwich Conference" on 24/25 April 2024 in Halle. They showed solutions for applications in the automotive industry, aviation or photovoltaics.

 

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...

Worth Knowing about Energy Alliance

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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.

 

Guiding Principles of Fraunhofer Energy Alliance