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ENERGYNEWS 1|2014 International Edition
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LookKIT 2016/1: Energie
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Energy for Tomorrow
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Welcome to the KIT Energy Center

The KIT Energy Center with its 1250 employees is one of the largest energy research centers in Europe. It bundels the energy research activities of the KIT, the merger of the former Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe and Universität Karlsruhe and reknown cooperation partners. By this, it crosses the lines between disciplines and combines fundamental and applied research in all relevant energies for industry, household, service and mobility.

 

The involved institutes and research groups conduct the research work on their own authority. The joining of subjects, the interdisciplinary collaboration of scientists, and the common use of high-end devices and installations, develops a new quality of research and teaching. The KIT Energy Center develops solutions in energy technology from a single source and acts as a highly valuable consultancy institution for politics, business, and society in all questions of energy.

The working areas of the KIT Energy Center are structured in seven topics.

 

News

KIT-Schaufenster
KIT steht im Schaufenster für intelligente Energieversorgung

Demonstrationsprojekt C/sells im Rahmen des SINTEG Programmes (Schaufenster für intelligente Energieversorgung) des BMWi startet - Staatssekretär Rainer Baake überreicht Bescheid

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Lithium-Ionen-Batterien
Simulation of Lithium-ion Batteries

DFG Funds New SiMET Research Training Group at KIT – Doctoral Researchers Study Mechanical, Electrical, and Thermal Effects from the Particle to the Cell

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Energiewende
Jointly Shaping the Energy Transition

First Results of the “Karlsruhe Energy Research Partnership”/Four Partners from Karlsruhe Pool Their Complementary Expertise for the Energy Transition

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KIT Material Research Center Opened

Opening Ceremony with Minister of Science Theresia Bauer: Materials for Energy Systems Will Be in the Focus of the Center – Microtribology Center µTC of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Studies Friction and Wear Processes

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Power-to-Liquid: Pilot Operation of First Compact Plant

First Compact Plant Worldwide for Synthetic Fuels from Solar Energy and Carbon Dioxide extracted from Air to Start in Finland / KIT Spinoff INERATEC Supplies Key Component

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Microbes Produce Organic Plastics from Flue Gas and Electricity

BioElectroPlast: New Biocatalyst Uses Carbon Dioxide and Regenerative Power for Low-cost Microbial Electrosynthesis

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Heating Apartment Houses Sustainably

Project Alliance of Research, Heating Manufacturers, and Housing Industry Develops Sustainable Energy Concepts and Heating Systems for Existing Apartment Houses

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Record for Perovskite/CIGS Tandem Solar Module

Prototype of a Perovskite/CIGS Tandem Thin-Film Solar Module Achieves an Efficiency of 17.8 Percent / First-Ever to Surpass the Efficiency of Single Perovskite and CIGS Solar Modules

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ENSURE Is to Condition Grids for the Energy Turnaround

ENSURE Consortium Is One of Four “Kopernikus Projects for the Energy Turnaround” of the Federal Government – EUR 30 Million Funding – Enhancing Compatibility of Central and Decentralized Power Supply

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