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ZAE Bayern Abt. 3 Erlangen

Am Weichselgarten 7
ZIP Code

Company Profile:
The Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research (ZAE Bayern) is a registered, non-profit association, which was established in Würzburg in December 1991. The association operates as a research institute with about 178 employees at present in the three divisions in Würzburg, Erlangen and Garching. In 2009, ZAE Bayern's budget was about € 6,6 million. Tasks and aimsdevelopment and investigation of materials, components and systems for energy technology development of new, energy-saving techniques and concepts development of regenerative energy sources, especially solar power.

PV modules: power measurements, IR-Thermography and Electroluminescence

What we offer:
In our new test laboratory for PV modules we offer:
- Power measurements of PV modules with "Flasher" under standard conditions and under low irradiation
- Calibration of irradiation sensors
- Electroluminescence
- IR-Thermography

In open air test side we offer:
- Energy yield measurements of PV plants and power stations under real conditions
- checkout of new PV systems

What are we looking for:
- Operators of PVpower plants, manufactures, installers who wants to know how good his modules are.
- With the new developed combicamera "IRCAM Luminis" its possible to take IR as well as EL meassurements.
- Partners for applied to EU, national and regional research projects.

Thematic Focus:
  • Photovoltaic
    • Solar Cells, Wafers
    • Stand alone systems
    • Organic Photovoltaic

Cooperation Interest:
  • Technology & Business Cooperation
    • Technical cooperation
    • Sales and service partner
    • other
  • Research Projects
    • EU research projects
    • National and regional research programmes
    • Private research
    • German financing support (e.g. Business Angels...)
  • Financing & Funding
    • Funding EU/ National programmes (e.g. NCP, DBU, Innovationsberatungsstellen...)
    • International financing support (e.g. EIB..)

Co-operation interest with the following countries:
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • Other:
  • China
  • South Korea


Prof. Rudolf Weissmann

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