Press Releases - 2012

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems Selected to Lead US Department of Energy Sunshot Project

Press Release   12.12.12

 

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) today announced that it had been selected to receive project funding from the US Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, a collaborative national effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of energy by the end of the decade. 

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Over $85,000 in U-Launch Funded Services Awarded to 2012 Cleantech Open Northeast Region Semifinalists

Press Release   10.12.12

 

At the Cleantech Open Northeast Regional Finals, two additional U-Launch awards were delivered to NBD Nanotechnologies and Coincident. NBD and Coincident join 18 other 2012 Cleantech Open semifinalists who have already received support from U-Launch, bringing the total amount of funded services awarded by U-Launch this year to more than $85,000. 

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Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems Announces New Fellowship Program

Press Release   09.19.12

 

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) today announced that it is expanding its industry-facing research training program to offer structured fellowships for those seeking to further their careers in the field of sustainable energy field. The initial national deadline for application is November 20th, 2012.

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Fraunhofer Confirms STR HLT™ Encapsulant Delivers 1% Relative Increase in Module Output

Press Release    09.11.12

 

STR Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: STRI) and the Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (Fraunhofer CSE) will present a jointly authored technical paper at the 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition in Frankfurt Germany during the week of September 24, 2012. The paper will highlight a 1% relative power gain when using STR PHOTOCAP® 15505P HLT™, as confirmed by independent module testing conducted by Fraunhofer CSE.

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Cimetrics Infometrics Building Analytics and Energy Information System Dashboard to be deployed at Fraunhofer CSE'S Building Technology Showcase

Press Release    09.06.12

 

Cimetrics Inc. announced today its participation and contribution of its Infometrics Building Efficiency Services and Energy Information System Dashboard technology to the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) Building Technology Showcase. The Showcase is a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies in the City of Boston's Innovation District. 

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2012 Utility Technology Challenge Winners Announced

Press Release    07.02.12

 

From 14 finalists presenting technology solutions at the CTSI Utility Technology Challenge in Santa Clara at TechConnect World, a top solution winner and three fund awardees were selected from a top tier pool of promising utility-focused clean tech solutions. The program committee, comprised of Fraunhofer TechBridge, Kauffman Foundation, Arsenal Venture Partners, TechConnect, AC-NET, Austin Energy, Constellation Energy, National Grid, Northeast Utilities, and Shell Gamechanger selected the winners on June 20, following 8-minute presentations to a crowded audience.

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Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems Announces Opening of Albuquerque Outdoor Solar Test Field

Press Release    07.02.12

 

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) today announced the official opening of OTF-1, its new photovoltaics outdoor test field, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The facility is an extension of CSE’s existing Albuquerque solar research annex, which began operation in 2011. 

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ACTION Offers Subsidized Incubation Services for 2012 New England Region Cleantech Open Semi-Finalists 

Press Release    06.20.12

 

The Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION) is offering subsidized incubation with primary support from New England’s DOE Innovation Ecosystem U-Launch funding. This offer includes work space at more than 12 locations around New England, and access to resources for cleantech entrepreneurs – to all interested Northeast regional semi-finalists in the 2012 Cleantech Open. 

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PV Expert Geoffrey S. Kinsey Joins Fraunhofer CSE as Director of Photovoltaic Technologies 

Press Release    06.05.12

 

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE), an applied contract R&D center located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, today announced that it had hired concentration photovoltaics (CPV) expert Geoffrey S. Kinsey, Ph.D. to serve as the new Director of its Photovoltaic Technologies Group.

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Dow Corning Announces Dow Corning® Vacuum Insulation Panel Contribution to Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Technology Showcase

Press Release    05.14.12

 

Dow Corning Corporation today announced its participation and contribution of Dow Corning® Vacuum Insulation Panel technology to the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) Building Technology Showcase, a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies in the City of Boston’s Innovation District. Dow Corning is one of 35+ partners contributing a combined total of $2.7 million in advanced building energy technologies and services for the new “living laboratory.”

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DORMA Announces Access Tech Contributions to Fraunhofer CSE's Building Technology Showcase

Press Release    04.04.12

 

DORMA today announced its participation and contribution of a variety of access technologies to the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) Building Technology Showcase, a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies in the City of Boston's Innovation District. DORMA is one of 35+ partners contributing a combined total of $2.7 million in advanced building energy technologies and services for the new "living laboratory."

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Guardian Industries Announces Exterior Glass Contribution to Fraunhofer CSE’S Building Technology Showcase

Press Release    03.12.12

 

Guardian today announced its participation and the contribution of Guardian SunGuard advanced architectural glass to the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) Building Technology Showcase, a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies in Boston’s Innovation District. Guardian is one of 35+ partners contributing a combined total of $2.7 million in advanced building energy technologies and services for the new “living laboratory.”

 

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Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems Announces Partners for Cleantech Research and Demonstration Building in Boston’s Innovation District

Press Release    03.05.12

 

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) today announced 37 industry partners who are participating in the Center’s Building Technology Showcase, a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies in the City of Boston’s Innovation District. 

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The Sextant Group Announces Audiovisual and Intelligent Buiding Design for Fraunhofer CSE's Building Technology Showcase

Press Release    03.04.12

 

The Sextant Group today announced its participation in the audiovisual and intelligent building design of the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) Building Technology Showcase, a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies in the City of Boston's Innovation District. The Sextant Group is one of 35+ partners contributing a combined total of $2.7 million in advanced building energy technologies and services for the new "living laboratory."

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Kauffman Foundation Announces Grant for Utility Technology Challenge

Press Release    01.12.12

 

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced a grant to support the Utility Technology Challenge, the national competition matching clean technology solutions with utility and industry partners. Kauffman's support contributes $50,000 to the funding pool of up to $100,000 in awards for demonstration projects and services for Challenge winners.

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