DLR – German Aerospace Center

DLR is committed to high quality research in the fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security. The aim of DLR’s energy research is to substantially contribute to the development of a sustainable energy system, mostly focusing on the supply side. Research and development activities cover energy conversion technologies, selected renewable energies, energy storage and systems analysis. DLR is active in the area of electrochemical energy technology since about 30 years and is recognised as one of the major research institutions in the world.

 



Address

DLR e.V.
Linder Höhe 1
51147 Cologne
Germany

Contact person

Dorottya Guban dorottya.guban@dlr.de

 



Information

Website : http://www.dlr.de/en

Type of organization : Research Institute

Number of professional staff active in FCH sector : 60

Participation in FCH JU Projects : Beeing Energy, Endurance, Evolve, Impact, Impala, Inside, Nano-Cat, PUMA Mind, ReSelyser, Second Act, SOCTESQA, Stacktest, ADEL, HYDROSOL-3D, HYDROSOL Plant , PECDEMO, SOL2HY2, SOPHIA

 



Our expertise

Transport Pillar

  • 1.01 Road vehicles applications
  • 1.02 Non road vehicles (including materials handling) applications
  • 1.03 Auxiliary Power Units (APU)
  • 1.05 Stack components
  • 1.07 System integration
  • 1.08 On-board Hydrogen Storage
  • 1.10 Modelling
  • 1.11 Characterisation and testing
  • 1.12 Materials Synthesis, Design and Manufacturing from components to systems

Energy Pillar / Energy to Hydrogen

  • 2.01 Hydrogen production
  • 2.03 Hydrogen handling and distribution
  • 2.06 Smart grids
  • 2.07 Stack components
  • 2.08 Stack integration and BOP
  • 2.10 Modelling
  • 2.11 Characterisation and testing
  • 2.12 Design and manufacturing

Energy Pillar / Fuel Cells to Energy

  • 3.01 Combined Heat and Power Units (CHP)
  • 3.02 Power Generation
  • 3.03 Back-Up Power Systems
  • 3.04 Residential
  • 3.06 Industrial
  • 3.07 Control, diagnostics and prognostics
  • 3.08 Innovation on fuel cells and components
  • 3.09 Manufacturing Technologies
  • 3.10 Modelling
  • 3.11 Characterisation and testing

Cross-Cutting Research Activities

  • 4.01 Education
  • 4.04 Communication and Public Awareness
  • 4.07 Pre-Normative Research
  • 4.10 Support (to public authorities, polica makers and Society)


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