Ansprechpartner: Herr Marcus Rennhofer
Phone number: +43 0 50550-6348
Address: Giefinggasse 2
1210 Wien

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Energy Department

AIT Energy has become well established in photovoltaics as a technology provider for research and development projects. AIT Energy activities include the development of methods of mechanical, thermic, electrical and optical characterization and simulation

in photovoltaics. Services: Characterization in compliance with IEC 61215, IEC 61646 and IEC 61730, and specialized R&D methods. Core areas of research: Performance and reliability, building-integrated photovoltaics and emerging technologies.   


At a glance

  • Corporate USP in the PV segment: R&D services along the entire chain of production (cell,module, system)  
  • Notable successes: Chairing of various norming committees, Winner of the Solar Decathlon 2013, IEA PVPS Tasks: 13, 14 (chair), 51, SHC new generation solar cooling and heating.
  • Employees: international, multidisciplinary, specialists – flexible team capable of a wide range of tasks
  • Export share: International research networks and customers, inspection of large-scale PV-plants on an international scale


AIT Austrian Institute of Technology Energy department


Dr. Marcus Rennhofer
Photovoltaic Systems


DI Christoph Mayr
Head of Business Unit Photovoltaic Systems