Power electronics and drive systems

We are your reliable partner for questions regarding

  • Development of components in the field of electric mobility (cars, railways, maritime vehicles)
  • photovoltaic inverter
  • stand-alone grid and microgrid inverters
  • Ring machines and innovative drives
  • wind converters
  • and much more

We support you in

  • Development of highly efficient and compact power converters
  • Controls for stand-alone systems and in the interconnected grid
  • Electric machines with high torque and high reliability
  • Optimized software development for DSP and FPGA
  • Measurement technology for the precise characterization of power electronic components
  • Development, conceptual design, planning, installation and commissioning

Products & Services

Power Converters

  • High efficient components from
    a few Watts to MW class
  • Numerous patented topologies
  • PV inverters
  • Bidirectional charging technologies
  • Uninterruptible power supply
  • Wireless power transfer systems
  • Battery power converters
  • Multilevel converters

Electric machines and drives

  • Construction and electromagnetic design of ring generators and ring motors
  • Large drives
  • Gearless high-power applications
  • Maritime drive technologies
  • Extended maintenance intervals due to distributed electrical design and control
  • Extended lifetime due to axial oscillation control
  • Laboratory tests, proof-of-concept

Converter control and embedded systems

  • Embedded control
  • Control of electrical machines
  • Parallel operation for grid building
    inverters in public and island grids
  • Ancillary services and power quallity
  • Patented control concepts (Selfsync)
  • Rapid prototyping

Development of testing and measurement technology

  • Semiconductor switching cells
  • Calorimeter for power electronic components
  • Power hardware-in-the-loop systems
  • Testing technology for MPP tracking of PV systems - ISET MPP meter
  • Photovoltaic irradiation sensors - ISET sensor

Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Axel Seibel

Contact Press / Media

Dipl.-Ing. Axel Seibel

Business Development Manager Power Electronics and Electrical Drive Systems

Fraunhofer IEE
Joseph-Beuys-Straße 8
34117 Kassel

Phone +49 561 7294-289

Mobile +49 170 6271823