Fraunhofer CSE

Fraunhofer CSE is a one of seven centers of Fraunhofer USA, who works closely with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's largest contract R&D organization.

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Re-imagine Hydrogen

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Plug and Play PV systems

A pathway to install PV faster, more easily, and safely
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SHINES and SunDial

Grid Integration at the Utility Distribution Level

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CleanTech Notes

A Fraunhofer CSE blog
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Building Technology Showcase

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TechBridge Program

Fraunhofer TechBridge performs customized technical validation work for startups, paving the way for groundbreaking energy companies to attract funding, partnerships, and customers.
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Building tomorrow’s energy future today

The Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE accelerates the adoption of sustainable energy technologies through scientific research and engineering innovation. Our staff’s expertise in solar photovoltaics, smart energy-efficient buildings, and grid technologies provides a platform for deeply integrating distributed energy resources through collaborative R&D with private companies, government entities, and academic institutions. Fraunhofer CSE is one of seven centers of Fraunhofer USA Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit contract R&D organization. Fraunhofer USA Inc. works closely with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's largest contract R&D organization.

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SHINES and SunDial

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected a Fraunhofer CSE-led team to carry out a $3.5M, three-year research project to design, develop, and demonstrate an integrated system of solar photovoltaic ...
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Recent News

Panel - The Future of the Hydrogen Economy.

Blieske, M., Kast, J., Ruder, A., Peters, M., Rancis, N. - June 13, 2019, 5:30 PM. H2 REFUEL COHORT LAUNCH PARTY (free registration). Fraunhofer TechBridge. Canadian Consulate, 466 Lexington Ave, 20th Floor, New York, NY.
Join us for the cohort launch party of the first H2 Refuel Accelerator program with a showcase of the next generation...

Gas Demand Response: The Next Frontier.

Roth, K. - March 21, 2019. AEE East Energy Conference. AEE. Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA.

Driving the Future of Mobility.

MacDonald, K., Rancis, N., Silver, J. - March 9, 2019. SXSW. Shell at SXSW. Walmart Tech Lab, Austin, TX.
The way all of us get from Point A to Point B is changing rapidly – and hydrogen could be an important low-carbon...

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Latest Presentations & Publications

Residential retrofits at scale: opportunity identification, saving estimation, and personalized messaging based on communicating thermostat data

Zeifman, M., Lazrak, A., Roth, K. (2019). In: Energy Efficiency. : Springer, pp. 1-13.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12053-019-09797-9

Recent Advances in Vacuum Thermal Insulations Used in Building Thermal Envelopes

Kosny, J., Yarbrough, D. (2019). In: Annual Review of Heat Transfer. Boston: Begell House.
In today's economy with increasing costs of energy, forced by new energy regulations, newly introduced national and...

Gas Demand Response: The Next Frontier.

Roth, K. - March 21, 2019. AEE East Energy Conference. AEE. Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA.

Driving the Future of Mobility.

MacDonald, K., Rancis, N., Silver, J. - March 9, 2019. SXSW. Shell at SXSW. Walmart Tech Lab, Austin, TX.
The way all of us get from Point A to Point B is changing rapidly – and hydrogen could be an important low-carbon...