We are the group Smart Grid ICT at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg, Germany. Our group is part of the business area Energy Systems Technology and our fields of work comprise multifaceted Smart Grid Technologies:

  • Grid integration of distributed energy appliances like:
    • photovoltaic (PV), PV battery systems
    • heat pumps
    • combined heat and power plants (CHP)
    • electric vehicles (EV)
  • Secure information transmission, communication technologies and protocols
  • Energy management gateways, embedded systems
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), monitoring and smart metering systems

Current vacancies

We are always looking for motivated and talented students who want to do their thesis or an internship here at Fraunhofer ISE. We have several interesting topics related to the OpenMUC software framework.