Customized competence

The member institutes of the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance conduct applied research and development for key technologies and services relevant to future. By using a cross-system approach maximum synergistic effects can be achieved between the six business sectors.

Areas of business and competences


Renewable Energy

For the successful change of our supply system, research and development in the area of renewable energy sources like sun, wind, biomass and hydropower are essential. Learn more about our broad range of solutions. 


Energy Storage

Fluctuating renewable energy source are a challenge for the future energy supply. The Fraunhofer Energy Alliance is researching storage solutions which enable the reliable provision of energy.   


Energy Digital

Digitization will fundamentally change the entire energy system. The Fraunhofer Energy Alliance supports its customers with solutions for the optimal collection, exchange, analysis and usage of energy data.


Energy Urban

With energy-efficient new buildings, the refurbishment of existing buildings and their intelligent integration in the energy supply of districts, the energy demand can significantly be reduced and enormous cost savings can be realized.


Energy System

With its 18 member institutes, the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance has a widely diversified portfolio to find optimal solutions also at system level.


Energy Efficient

With its customers, the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance develops energy-efficient technologies in the fields of conversion, storage, distribution and usage of energy and continuously improves existing technologies.