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The IZES gGmbH was founded in November 1999 as an institute associated to the University of Applied Sciences of Saarland (htw saar). It was created by the initiative of the Federal State Saarland, several energy companies and energy service providers, as well as the University of Saarland and the University of Applied Sciences of Saarland (htw saar). The IZES was initially operated as a registered association (ZES e.V.). After merging with the Energy Agency of Saarland (later AZES GmbH) in 2005, the IZES is now operating as a limited non-profit organization.

Next to its main shareholder, the State of Saarland, the Stadtwerke Saarbrücken Netz AG, the VSE AG, the STEAG New Energies GmbH, the Pfalzwerke AG, the Enovos Deutschland SE, the htw saar (University of Applied Sciences) and the University of Saarland have ownership shares in the IZES gGmbH.

The interdisciplinary team of scientific staff consists of economists, industrial, mechanical, civil, environmental, agricultural and electrical engineers, forestry experts, political and social scientists, environmental lawyers, spatial and environmental planners, geographers, psychologists, environmental scientists, environmental scientists and environmental engineers. environmental, agricultural and electrical engineers, foresters, political and social scientists, environmental lawyers, spatial and environmental planners, geographers, psychologists, computer scientists and chemists and is supported by undergraduates, bachelor’s and master’s students, interns and assistants from various degree programmes.

The purpose of the organisation is to promote science and research as well as environmental protection, in particular through application-oriented research and development in the field of sustainable energy and material flow systems. The approach of IZES gGmbH is interdisciplinary and combines practical topics with scientific questions and approaches.

IZES gGmbH manages regional, national and international projects on behalf of and in cooperation with municipalities, authorities, ministries, institutions, national and European funding organisations, private sector companies and other scientific institutions. In addition to initiating and providing scientific support for cooperation projects in Germany and neighbouring European countries, IZES gGmbH is also involved in large-scale scientific projects with an international focus.

In its own test and demonstration facilities, technical equipment is available with which a selected range of analyses and quality tests can be carried out and innovative technology and process developments made possible. A test biogas plant and a briquetting press are also available for research purposes – partly in co-operation with htw saar.

The IZES gGmbH is divided into 5 departements:

The IZES gGmbH was founded in November 1999 as an institute associated to the University of Applied Sciences of Saarland (htw saar). It was created by the initiative of the Federal State Saarland, several energy companies and energy service providers, as well as the University of Saarland and the University of Applied Sciences of Saarland (htw saar). The IZES was initially operated as a registered association (ZES e.V.). After merging with the Energy Agency of Saarland (later AZES GmbH) in 2005, the IZES is now operating as a limited non-profit organization.

Next to its main shareholder, the State of Saarland, the Stadtwerke Saarbrücken Netz AG, the VSE AG, the STEAG New Energies GmbH, the Pfalzwerke AG, the Enovos Deutschland SE, the htw saar (University of Applied Sciences) and the University of Saarland have ownership shares in the IZES gGmbH.

The interdisciplinary team of research assistants consists inter alia in economists, industrial, mechanical, civil, environmental, agricultural and electrical engineers, foresters, political and social scientists, environmental lawyers, spatial and environmental planners, geographers, psychologists, computer scientists and chemists. It is also supported by diploma students, bachelor and master students, auxiiliaries and trainees coming from different study courses.

The company’s object is the promotion of science and research as well as environmental protection, in particular by applied research and development in the field of sustainable energy and material flow systems. The approach of the IZES gGmbH is interdisciplinary and connects practice-related topics with scientific issues and approaches to thinking

Find out more about our fields of work, their current projects and employees by clicking on the respective field or get an overview of all fields of work on our overview page.

Upcoming Events

Low Carbon Leakage
Wertschöpfungsketten und Markt- und Diffusionsbarrieren in einem erweiterten Handelsmodell-Rahmen

Abschlussveranstaltung

19. Juni 2024
9:00 – 12:00 Uhr
Online

 

 

Das Projekt „Low Carbon Leakage“ analysiert, wie sich die Märkte für zentrale Energiewende-Technologien entwickeln können und welche gesamtwirtschaftlichen Auswirkungen damit verbunden sind. Aus deutscher Sicht stellt sich die Frage, unter welchen Umständen CO2-arme Industrien in das Ausland abwandern, wenn die Industrie ihre Vorreiterposition (first mover) bei einer Energiewende-relevanten Technologie verliert oder wie sie sie […]

Magazin-Release-Veranstaltung

am 21.06.2024 ab 17 Uhr, Commune Hinterhaus, Eingang Rotenhofstraße 1, 66111 Saarbrücken

Eintritt frei, Einladung zum gemeinsamen Umtrunk im Anschluss

 

Entdecken Sie mit dem Magazin SUZANNA die Ästhetik und Vielfalt nachhaltigen Lebens

suzanna_web.pdf (marian-arnd.de)

Nach dem Leitbild der Suffizienz zu leben heißt, durch Konsumveränderungen Material und Energie zu sparen: Fahrrad statt Auto, reparieren statt wegwerfen, Qualität statt Fast Fashion. Der Begriff selbst hat dabei kein gutes Image: Er ist sperrig und wird häufig als Appell an […]

11. EnergieKongress 2024

Strukturwandel und Transformation
Systemische Fragen der Energiewende

18.09.2024
Schloss Saarbrücken

Die diesjährige Veranstaltung setzt die Energiewende im Rahmen spannender Vorträge aus systemischer Sicht in einen Zusammenhang mit den Aspekten des Strukturwandels und der Transformation. Aufbauend auf der notwendigen Defossilisierung unseres Energiesystems werden dabei Schnittstellen, Wechselwirkungen und mögliche Interessenkonflikte z.B. mit den Bereichen der Systemtransformation, der Ressourcen- und Raumnutzung, der Kreislaufwirtschaft, der Ökosystemdienstleistungen sowie der gesellschaftlichen Aspekte betrachtet. Dabei wollen wir […]

Wir freuen uns, die Bundesabwärmetagung am 10. Oktober in Berlin ausrichten zu dürfen.

Bitte merken Sie sich den Termin vor.

Weiterführende Informationen zur Veranstaltung folgen zeitnah.

Einen Rückblick auf die vergangenen Abwärmefachtagungen finden Sie unter:

https://izes.eu/projektportfolio/fachtagung-klimaschutz-durch-abwaermenutzung/

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