New strategies for the operating phase and maintenance of wind farms significantly reduce costs.
New heat carrier, the silicone oil HELIOSOL 5A can be used in solar thermal power plants even at higher operating temperatures.
In off-grid areas, PV electricity can supplement and, as far as possible, replace diesel generators
Coal-fired power plants become more flexible through thermal storage systems - various concepts show how this systems can be integrated.
Reliable power supply with a hybrid power plant that optimally combines photovoltaic and fossil power generation.
IGCC power plants have high efficiency and fuel flexibility, as well as the possibility of effective CO2 separation.
High-temperature fuel cells (SOFC) coupled with biomass gasification systems can also be used for fuels of greatly fluctuating quality.
Salt storage test system in Germany serves as a platform to investigate storage concepts and liquid salt components up to 560 degrees Celsius.
Calculating the lifetime of central plant components more accurately without having to make any concessions in terms of technical safety.