Research topics

Contact: Dr.-Ing. Jens zum Hingst

The Department of Energy Systems Integration focuses on research and development activities in the following areas:

  • Modeling and simulation of energy systems
    • Integration of generation, grids, storage, utilization
    • Analysis of renewable systems for electricity, heat, transport, industry
  • Energy scenarios
    • for countries, municipalities, industry
    • Energy supply for basic industries
    • Energy system technology for coupled systems, storage possibilities
    • Potential studies, feasibility studies, energy balances/eco-balances
  • Practical implementation in the model system
    • Development of energy-efficient processes in generation, conversion and consumption
    • Combined heat and power with new technologies, virtual power plants