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News / 19.3.2021

Change of institute management

Prof. Dr. Kurt Rohrig has been appointed as the acting executive director of Fraunhofer IEE, replacing Prof. Dr. Clemens Hoffmann, who had headed the institute since 2012.



German-Chilean knowledge transfer started with online workshop

Chilean and German experts took the opportunity to discuss and share latest developments of the energy transition in their countries during the international workshop “Towards a Sustainable Future”.



Green hydrogen or green electricity for building heating?

A study by the Fraunhofer IEE in Kassel examined the use of hydrogen in the future energy system with a special focus on building heat supply and related it to the direct use of electric power in heat pumps. An online presentation of the study and follow-up discussion will take place on: 22 July 2020 at 16:00 – 17:15.



Impact assessment of F-gas free medium voltage switchgear

Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) plays an important role as an insulating gas in electrical switchgear. The Fraunhofer IEE in Kassel and the Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) finalized a research study investigating the development of MV switchgear installations under different boundaries showing the impact on SF6 emissions, and analyzing the market acceptance of SF6-free alternatives, as well as barriers and drivers to adoption.

Media response on better forecasting models

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