Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE)

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems develops systems, components, materials and processes in the areas of thermal use of solar energy, photovoltaics, solar architecture, electrical power supplies, chemical energy conversion and rational use of energy. The institute"s work ranges from investigation of scientific fundamentals for solar energy use, through the development of production technologies and prototypes, to the construction of demonstration systems. At Fraunhofer ISE, energy efficient buildings and their technical services represent a central area of activity.