Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and
Energy System Technology (IWES)


The research activities of the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES cover all aspects of wind energy and the integration of renewable energies into energy supply structures.

 


Main Research Activities:

  • Technology and operational management of wind turbines and wind farms
  • Dynamics of wind turbines and components
  • Component development for rotors, drive trains, and foundations
  • Test and evaluation methods for wind turbines and components
  • Environmental analysis of wind, sea, and seabed for utilization of wind energy and marine energy
  • Control and system integration of decentralized energy converters and storage systems
  • Energy management and grid operation
  • Energy supply structures and system analysis

Brochure: IWES SysTec Test Centre Smart Grids and E-Mobility [32 KB]


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Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES)