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Competencies in Solar Technology & Energy Systems

The SPF has been a driving force in research and development of innovative energy technologies for more than 30 years. And we offer you our support and competence as a partner, for example within the area of:

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Industrial Processes and Energy Efficiency Measurements

The industrial sector consumes about 20 % of Switzerland's total energy demand, of which half is needed to provide process heat up to 250 °C and is mainly provided by fossil fuels. To reduce CO₂ emission and to support a climate-conscious industry, the integration of renewable energy sources for power generation is essential.

One promising technology are solar thermal systems to provide heat for industrial processes, which the SPF Institute supports as a competence center for solar process heat. SPF contributes with this expertise to the SCCER EIP, Swiss competence center for energy research – efficiency in industrial processes.

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Dr. Mercedes Rittmann-Frank

Tel. +41 (0)58 257 4823


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Prof. Dr. Andreas Häberle

Tel. +41 (0)58 257 4822