Who are we

The Fraunhofer Chile Research Center for Solar Energy Technologies (Fraunhofer CSET) is aiming to support a solar economy in Chile. We provide consultancy for industry and public stakeholders and together with industry we develop innovative technical solutions to achieve large scale implementation of solar energy into the main industrial, commercial and residential sectors in Chile.

Our specific objectives are:

  • Investigate and address the specific scientific, technological, economical and market challenges for solar energy technologies in Chile.
  • Develop technologies which are adapted to the particular conditions in Chile.
  • Implement certification schemes and other measures to support high quality of solar installations.
  • Bridge the gap between academic research and industrial entrepreneurship.