dena's image brochure

On 32 pages the image brochure depicts the most important dena projects and describes its function as the centre of expertise for energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and intelligent energy systems.
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Focus topics & Key areas

Focus topics & Key areas

Goals & responsibilities

dena promotes forward-looking approaches with new and intelligent ideas, the aim being to ensure that tangible successes can be achieved as quickly as possible in the effective improvement of energy efficiency and the efficient use of renewable energy sources. It operates actively from a position of independence and credibility, takes part in public debate, and has access both to the relevant market players and political decision makers. The German government incorporates dena's competencies into its strategy for sustainable development.

dena’s aims

  • Improvement in the rational use of energy
  • Development of renewable energy sources
  • Increase in innovative technologies for the rational conversion of energy
  • Creation of energy efficiency markets
  • Optimisation of energy systems
  • Supporting the Energy Revolution as a strategic and market-oriented conversion partner

dena’s customers

  • Specialists (e.g. commerce, industry and trade)
  • Politicians
  • The end consumer

dena’s key areas

Studies and reports. We generate in-depth expert knowledge on a wide range of energy subjects and make this knowledge available to market players. One example:

dena Distribution Grid Study

Consulting. We act as a link between politics and business and develop recommendations for the energy policy of the future. One example:

Stakeholder Dialogue Top Runner Strategy

Organising networks. We link up relevant market players to promote holistic and cohesive thought and action. Two examples:



Developing quality standards. We develop and define essential standards to ensure greater transparency and quality assurance. Two examples:

Efficient House Pilot Project

Database Energy Efficiency Experts for Government Subsidy Programmes

Running campaigns. We advance ground-breaking issues through high-profile information and motivation campaigns. Two examples:

Initiative EnergieEffizienz (Energy Efficiency Campaign)

"zukunft haus" ("future house")