Strategic development of ISO TC 180 Solar Energy
Thursday, 02. November 2023
12:00 to 1:30pm
The Workshop duration is 1:30 hours.

Strategic development of ISO TC 180 Solar Energy

The event will elaborate on the work of ISO and the possibility and processes to join the ISO TC 180 Solar Energy. It will delve into reports on ongoing work in different subcommittees and working groups.


Dr. Korbinian S. Kramer

Dr. Korbinian S. Kramer studied Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Renewable Energy Conversion in Augsburg, Germany. He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Freiburg in Innovation Management.

At the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy he is heading a working group on testing, quality assurance and technical characterization of heating and cooling technologies, such as solar thermal energy systems and heat pumps. Involvement in standardization work since more than 16 years and over 50 scientific publications are part of his expertise.

He is also the Coordinator for Solar Thermal Energy Conversion for the Fraunhofer ISE.

He is lecturer at the University of Freiburg in the international Master Curses Renewable Energy Management and Sustainable System Engineering. He is recently serving as chair for the ISO TC 180 Solar Energy.

Thomas Kaltenbach

Thomas Kaltenbach studied Physics with a focus on solar thermal energy conversion in Freiburg, Germany.

He completed a postgraduate degree in energy engineering in Muttenz, Switzerland.

At the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg Germany he is working in the group for Service Life and Failure Analysis

in the team of Degradation Analysis and Modelling as a project manager. He is the head of an analytics laboratory for optical measurements.