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ECPE pursues the vision of sustainable energy and materials cycles. For this purpose, the profile area focuses on improvements in energy and material efficiency as well as the transition to renewable resources. Accordingly, scientists from energy and process engineering, chemistry and molecular sciences jointly engage in fundamental research and develop processes for future circular economy concepts. The seven key topics of the profile area are:

  • System
  • Resources – Renewable Energy
  • Resources – Materials
  • Infrastructure – Grids/Networks
  • Infrastructure - Storage
  • Conversion - Supply
  • Conversion - Consumption