Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE is a research and development organization established in 2009. The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE is committed to promoting sustainable, economic, safe and socially just energy supply systems based on renewable energies. Its research provides the technological foundations for supplying energy efficiently and on an environmentally sound basis in industrialized, threshold and developing countries throughout the world. Focusing on energy efficiency, energy conversion, energy distribution and energy storage, the Institute develops materials, components, systems and processes in twelve business areas. With activities extending well beyond fundamental scientific research, the Institute is engaged in the development of production technology and prototypes, the construction of demonstration systems and the operation of testing centers. The Institute plans, advises, tests and provides know-how and technical facilities as services. 

Country of registration
Network member number
Fraunhofer ISE
Heidenhofstrass 2, D79110 Freiburg, GERMANY
Relation to CTCN
Network Member
Governance and planning
Communication and awareness
Capacity building and training
Type of organisation
Research and academic institution
Type of climate technology services
Collaboration in innovation
Capacity building
Knowledge management
Policy and planning
CTCN Keyword Matches
Appliance standards
Appliances and equipment
Energy distribution
Energy efficiency
Energy storage
Grid integration for renewables
Renewable energy
Renewable energy infrastructure
Seawater desalination
Solar PV
Use of alternative water sources
Early Warning and Environmental Assesment
Hazard mapping
Disaster risk assessment tools
Early warning systems
Climate scenario development
Integrated planning
Hydrological modelling
Coastal Zones
Coastal zoning
Integrated coastal zone management
Restoration and protection of coral reefs
Coastal monitoring
Sector(s) of expertise
Renewable energy
Energy efficiency