Competent, interdisciplinary, independent

The energy issue is of fundamental importance to the German economy. Factors such as global warming and energy transition will drive the conversion to sustainable energy supply in the next decade. In the focus area
Energy, we undertake research into the overall use of wind, solar, gas, coal and oil energy from production through storage and consumption to disposal.

Our activities within this focus area include renewable energy, energy storage, thermal power stations and radioactive waste disposal.

The following sites feature a few selected stories about our activities in energy.