Key Topics

Current Key Topics of Fraunhofer ISE

Stationary Battery Storage – Stability and Flexibility in the Energy System

For a secure and reliable power supply based on 100 % renewable energy sources, decentralized and centralized stationary battery storage systems are needed on a large scale.

Tandem Photovoltaics – The Road to Higher Conversion Efficiencies

Our research aim is to increase the energy conversion efficiency of photovoltaics and bring down the costs.

Heat Pumps – A Key Technology for the Energy Transition

Heat pumps will be the dominant heating technology in the future energy system.

Integrated Photovoltaics – Areas for the Energy Transformation

Integrating PV technology into building envelopes, vehicles and roads, as well as over agricultural fields and floating on water surfaces, capitalizes on surface areas with a tremendous potential for generating solar power.