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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 4th of July, 2019

Power Electronics for the Energy Transformation

On July 4, 2019, the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Freiburg officially inaugurates its new Center for Power Electronics and Sustainable Grids. With a propriety connection to the 110 kV high-voltage grid and 40 MVA transformer, the new center offers a worldwide unique research infrastructure which enables it to meet the growing demands...

 

Press Release l 3rd of June, 2019

Photovoltaics – Game Changer in the Global Energy System

The dramatic decline in the price of PV-generated electricity and the rapid expansion of production capacities make PV a game changer in the global energy system. In the future, solar power will not only be relevant for the electricity sector, but will also supply the transportation and heating sectors as well as industry and chemical processes...

 

Press Release l 21st of May, 2019

New Photovoltaic Production Factories in Europe Are Possible

In a panel discussion at the Intersolar Europe in Munich, experts from industry, research and associations addressed the exciting question “Would a PV factory in Germany/ Europe be realistic?” The chances and possibilities of re-establishing a photovoltaic production in Germany and Europe were discussed. The panel discussion was based on the first results of a study carried out by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE commissioned by the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA).

 

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.

 

Guiding Principles of Fraunhofer Energy Alliance