Research Fields and Central Research Questions

Fraunhofer IEE conducts research in the fields of energy economics and energy systems engineering. It develops solutions for economic and technical problems in the transformation of energy supply systems.

Our research fields aggregate the necessary capabilities to realize the business units. They include both the competencies and experience of our scientists, their equipment with laboratories and test facilities, their networking in the scientific community as well as patents and IPRs.


Energy Informatics


Energy Meteorology and Renewable Resources


Energy Economics and System Analysis


Energy Process


Grid Planning and Grid Operation


Grid Stability and Power Converter Technology




Thermal Energy Technology