HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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Institut für Solarenergieforschung

Research & development in solar energy

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Topic: Innovative Lower Saxony
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Nds. Ministerium f. Wissenschaft

Company Data

Institut für Solarenergieforschung
GmbH Hameln / Emmerthal (ISFH)

Am Ohrberg 1
31860 Emmerthal
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Fax: +49 5151 999 400


Mr. Dr. Roland Goslich
Public relation
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Type of company

Year founded

No. of employees
101-250 (Status: 2016)

Annual turnover
between 10M and 50M EUR (Status: 2016)

Company profile

Innovative components and systems for the photovoltaic and solar thermal utilization of solar energy are developed at the Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH). The ISFH is a research institute of the state of Lower Saxony with the legal status of a non-profit-making organization. It is an affiliated institute of the «Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover»
The ISFH is made up of the «Photovoltaics» and «Solar Systems Technology» departments as well as an independent testing center, the «ISFH Calibration & Test Center (CalTeC)» which was newly founded in 2015.
The director of the ISFH is Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Rolf Brendel, who is also a university professor in the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at the Leibniz Universität Hannover.
Presently the ISFH has 145 employees. The majority of the staff consist of scientific and technical personnel and Ph.D. students employed on a temporary basis to undertake research projects.

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Switching Absorber-Coatings

Absorber coatings, which switch their emissivity depending on the temperature, offer a wide protection against overheating of solar thermal collectors. At temperatures in the operating range of a collector, these coatings have a very low emissivity for heat radiation to reach low heat losses and a high more

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