Sustainable Energy Systems

Fraunhofer USA

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE)

Thermal scan of a commercial building, retrofitted by Dow Corning, Dryvit and CSE using vacuum insulation panels.  For more information please visit

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE), located in Boston, MA, provides collaborative technology RD for the solar photovoltaics (PV), building technology, and distributed electrical energy systems industries, as well as offering start-up and technology commercialization expertise for promising early-stage companies through its TechBridge program.  The combined expertise and resources of CSE's Boston and Albuquerque labs and test fields have attracted new research partners and laid the groundwork for new projects.

Business Areas

     High Efficiency, Low Cost Photovoltaics

     Plug and Play Photovoltaic for American Homes

     Photovoltaic Durability Initiative

     Outdoor Testing

     Building Energy Technology

Contact Information:

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

5 Channel Center Street

Boston, MA 02210


Tel:  (617) 575-7250

Fax:  (617) 588 0618


5600 University Boulevard SE, Suite A

Albuquerque, NM 87106


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