New REM students

21.11.2017

59 students from 28 countries (now the 10th REM generation) began their studies recently.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

10.11.2017

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

25.04.2017

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

 

Opening Event Upper Rhine Cluster for Sustainability Research

15.11.2016

On 22nd November 2016 the opening event will take place in the auditorium of the University of Freiburg (Germany). Further information see here.

 

New REM students

14.11.2016

55 students from 28 countries (now the 9th REM generation) began their studies recently.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

13.04.2016

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

New REM students

19.10.2015

52 students from 25 countries (now the eigth REM generation) begin their study program today.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

23.04.2015

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

Climate First Award for REM students

28.02.2015

REM6-Students got awarded with 3rd place (1000 Euro) at "Climate First" award of the City of Freiburg for

their Greenstorming Movie Festival.

 

 

New REM students

20.10.2014

40 students from 18 countries (now the seventh REM generation) begin their study program today.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

13.10.2014

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

Cooperative graduate school DENE - 12 scholarships according to LGFG

 

28.07.2014

Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg offers with the collaboration the University of Applied Sciences Offenburg and the Fraunhofer Institutes ISE and IPM 12 PhD scholarships within the kooperative graduate school „Decentralized sustainable energy systems“(abbr. DENE)”. The interdisciplinary graduate school in cooperation with the Centre for Renewable Energy (ZEE) combines classic academic competences with applied basic research in technology to an overall research programme. Professorships at the University of Applied Sciences Offenburg are strong in research and thus an integral part of the concept. From the University of Freiburg mainly professorships from the department of microsystems engineering at the technical faculty and from the institutes of forest economy and psychology are involved.

Further information avaliable under

www.klee.uni-freiburg.de/dene/ausschreibung-call-for-applications

 

ZEE and REM in New York Times

13.05.2014

ZEE and REM were mentioned in the "Chronicle of Higher Education" relating to the role of universities within the energy transition in Germany (PDF version). This was also published in the education section of the New York Times (International Edition).

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

23.04.2014

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

Newsletter ZEE 01/14

19.02.2014

as PDF-file

 

Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014 for Fraunhofer ISE

21.01.2014

Prof. Dr. Eicke R. Weber, director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and Head of ZEE board, received the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014 from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu, on behalf of the Institute. The prize, endowed with 1.5 million US dollars, was awarded to the Fraunhofer ISE yesterday during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. More information here.

 

Nepalese Gold Medal for REM Student

15.01.2014

Former REM student Subarna Babu Sapkota received the Gold Medal from the President of Nepal on 8th September 2013 (in a  program organised by the Ministry of Education, Nepal on  the occasion of the National Education Day) for securing the first position in REM 1 (2008-2010).

 

MFG Feature 

27.11.2013

MFG Innovation Agency published a feature on ZEE. See here (only in German available).

 

New REM students

21.10.2013

25 students from 16 countries (now the sixth REM generation) begin their study program today.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

16.10.2013

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

COGREEN

23.07.2013

The new REM Student Organized Event COGREEN takes place on 30th November 2013. For further information please refer to

www.cogreen.de

 

RE-Regions Guide - English Version

23.05.2013

The guideline of our RE-Regions-Project for a environmentally sound and socially fair energy system change is now available in English. Further material from the project can be found here.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

24.04.2013

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

RE-Regions Guide

04.03.2013

The guideline of our RE-Regions-Project for a environmentally sound and socially fair energy system change is now available (only in German). Further material from the project can be found here.

 

Prof. Bhandari

01.03.2013

Since 1st March 2013 Dr. Ramchandra Bhandari, previous scientific assistant at ZEE, is professor for "Renewable Energy Systems" at the "Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics" of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences. Further information here.

 

Congress Energy-Autonomous Municipalities

21.02.2013

Our project RE-Regions will present a speech titled "Chances and challenges of self-supply with renewable energies" at the 3rd congress "Energieautonome Kommunen" in Freiburg from 10th to 12th April 2013 and have an own booth there as well. Further information under www.energieautonome-kommunen.de

 

Newsletter ZEE 01/13

29.01.2013

as PDF-file

 

EE-Regions Conference

14.01.2013

Final conference of our project "EE-Regions: social and ecological self-supply through renewable energies - Practice meets Science"

Tuesday, 5th March 2013

Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW), Berlin

Further Information see here.

 

7th European Sustainable Cities & Towns Conference

10.01.2013

A green and socially responsible economy: a solution in time of crisis?

17-19 April 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Further information here

 

New Honorary Professor

11.12.2012

Our ZEE advisory board member Dr. Rainer Grießhammer will be awarded an honorary professorship for sustainable products at the faculyt of forest and environmental sciences.

 

New board of directors

29.11.2012

Prof. Dr. Eicke R. Weber is the new head of ZEE board of directors.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gero Becker is new member of ZEE board of directors.

 

RE-FOCUS

15.11.2012

The international student forum on sustainable energy RE-FOCUS will take place from 29th November until 1st December 2012 as student organized event within the master program Renewable Energy Management. 80 international studients are expected to attend the conference.

 

New REM students

22.10.2012

28 students from 20 countries (now the fifth REM generation) begin their study program today.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

05.10.2012

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

German Environmental Award for Concentrator-PV

27.09.2012

The German Environmental Award this year goes again to Freiburg. Andreas Bett from Fraunhofer ISE and Hansjörg Lerchenmüller from Soitec Solar are awarded for their achievement in solar energy technology. See also here (in German).

 

REFOCUS

23.07.2012

The website of the new REM student organized event REFOCUS is now online. For further information please refer to

www.re-focus.de.

 

Newsletter ZEE 01/12

29.06.2012

as PDF-file

 

New Honorary Professor

11.04.2012

Our ZEE advisory board Prof. Dr. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker will be awarded an honorary professorship for environmental and resources policy at the faculyt of forest and environmental sciences.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

22.03.2012

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

1st International Convention of Environmental Laureates

12.03.2012

The first International Convention of Environmental Laureates (Freiburg, 8.-11.03.2012) is being documented by students of the international master programme MSc Renewable Energy Management of the University of Freiburg (see here).


ECOfit-Award

29.02.2012

University of Freiburg, ZEE and "Working Group Sustainable University of Freiburg" successfully took part in the ECOfit Freiburg project. The certificate, signed by the minister of environment Franz Untersteller and mayor Dr. Dieter Salomon, was handed over officially on 28th February 2012 to the chancellor of the University of Freiburg and the project team (Stefan Adler, Dr. Marcus Siefert, Dr. Jürgen Steck).

 

Dr. Chantal Ruppert-Winkel is member of the  "Science for sustainability" group of experts

17.02.2012

Dr. Chantal Ruppert-Winkel, head of junior research group at ZEE, was invited by the ministry for science, research and art Baden-Württemberg as a member of the "Science for sustainability" group of experts. This group shall support the ministry in developing a strategy to strength the role of science for a sustainable development.

 

WORK GREEN 2012

31.01.2011

On January 28th, 2012, 1200 visitors attended the career forum WORK GREEN and learned about career prospects in various fields of the renewable energy industry. 19 exhibiting companies and 15 partners attended. A short report in the newspaper Badische Zeitung is available here (only in German).

 

Energy Conversion Conference

20.12.2011

Within the framework of the new cooperation of the University of Freiburg with Penn State University (see here) a conference related to "Energy Conversion" will take place presumably from 12th to 14th July 2012.

 

Local German Sustainability Award for ECO-Watt

15.12.2011

ECO-Watt GmbH & Co KG from Freiburg (Dieter Seifried) received the Local sustainability award in the category "Initiatives" for their model of "Contracting for Energy Saving ". Further Information here (only in German available).

 

Professorship on Ecological Energy- and Material Flow Management

01.12.2011

A new professorship on ecological energy- and material flow management related to the ZEE and its master studyprogramme REM is announced. More information here (only available in German).

 

NKI Report

23.11.2011

The project analyses options to improve efficiency and climate protection in Germany in terms of the technical and economic potentials, the parties involved, the export prospects and political instruments. The final report is available here.

 

Newsletter ZEE 03/11

07.11.2011

as PDF-File

 

PV-Workshop

07.10.11

"Module Technology Workshop" by First Solar GmbH on 17th October 2011 for MSc REM students.

 

Samstag Forum Regio Freiburg

07.11.11

New programme with lectures at University of Freiburg and on-site excursions. Further information see here (in German).

 

Newsletter ZEE 02/11

21.07.2011

as PDF-File

 

Guest researcher at ZEE

01.07.11

We welcome Dr. Arian Mahzouni from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm as guest researcher at ZEE from 1.07. to 31.08.2011.