Centro de Investigaciones Energeticas, Medioambientales y Tecnologicas
Energy Departement - Photovoltaic Unit
Av Complutense, 40- Ed. 42
Description of organization
CIEMAT is a research public body depending of the Spanish Ministry of Economy (MINECO). CIEMAT’s field of work is focused on research and innovation in energy and its environmental impact with comprehensive studies on all technologies related with both, from the basic research to the industrial application. CIEMAT Department of Energy carry out RTD projects on the study, development, and optimization of the different sources of energy: renewable, fusion, fission, and fossil fuels, including their environmental impact. Also activities on fundamental research areas such as high energy physic and biomedicine are established.
The CIEMAT human resources is about 1400 employees, main research centres are allocated in Madrid (Moncloa), Almería (Solar Platform) and Soria (CEDER)
CIEMAT Renewable Energy Division is a part of the Energy Department. Among the working groups one of most relevant is Photovoltaic Unit. Activities of PV-Unit are related from solar