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Phone number: +43 1 333 40 77-572
Address: Giefinggasse 6
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University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien

University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien: Institute of renewable energies

The University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien is the largest purely technically based advanced technical college in Austria with a current total of around 6800 graduates and over 3300 students, offering 12 bachelor and 17 masters’ degree courses.

The Institute for renewable energy implements research and advisory projects in the pioneering field of renewable energy sources, and is one of fifteen institutes belonging

to the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien. One area of emphasis in the institute’s work is the issue of smart grids, solar energy and the implementation

and integration of renewable energy resource technologies in buildings and in energy distribution systems. The staff at the Institute for Renewable Energy is responsible for national and international research and development projects, and works closely with the industry and the energy businesses.

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Exemplary PV projects

  • Establishment of a pilot energy system with a Vanadium Redox battery powered via renewable energy sources.
  • Development of market and business models for photovoltaics in offices and residential housing.
  • PV store – Stabilise low voltage grids: Compilation of Austrian market statistics on photovoltaics for the BMVIT
  • Cooperation in the Photovoltaics Programme run by the International Energy Agency (IEA)