Working Areas

At the Institute of new Energy Systems (InES) research projects are carried out in the following working areas.

  • Solar Energy Technology
  • Bioenergy Technology
  • Energy Systems Technology
  • Geoenergy
  • Networking & International Projects

The majority of research projects are carried out in co-operation with renewable energy technology companies as well as further research institutions and international partner universities. Research activities are mainly financed by public authorities/institutions like Federal Ministry of Environment, Federal Ministry of Research and Technology or German Environment Foundation. Please find descriptions and project posters of currently and previously conducted research projects within each working area.

At a glance


Head of Solar Energy Technology

Mathias Ehrenwirth, M.Eng.
Research Assistant Institute of New Energie-Systems (INES)
Phone: +49 841 9348-6840

Head of Bio-Energy Technology

Head of Energy Systems Technology

Head of Energy Systems Technology at Institute of new Energy Systems (InES)
Dr.-Ing. Matthias Philipp
Phone : +49 841 9348-5015
Room : P308/N1.03
Fax : +49 841 9348-995015
E-Mail :

Head of Geoenergy

Head of Geoenergy at Institute of New Energy-Systems (INES)
Dr. Ingo Dressel
Phone : +49 841 9348-6493
Room : N103
Fax : +49 841 9348-996493
E-Mail :

Head of Networking & International Projects

Stefan Schneider, M.Sc.
Head of Networking and International Projects at Institute of New Energy-Systems (InES)
Phone: +49 841 9348-6680

 Bachelor and Master Theses



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Students from engineering courses are always welcome. More: Internship Description (PDF-Download)