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 and Key areas

Grafik "Effizienz entscheidet." mit Fokusthemen und Leistungsfeldern der dena

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 with a view to promoting a systematic increase in energy efficiency and the efficient use of renewable energy sources. It operates actively from a position of independence and credibility, is involved in the public debate, and has access to both the relevant market players and policy-makers. The German federal government incorporates dena's competencies into its strategy for sustainable development.

dena’s key objectives

  • Improving the rational use of energy
  • Developing renewable energy sources
  • Increasing innovative technologies for the rational
    conversion of energy
  • Creating energy efficiency markets
  • Optimising energy systems
  • Supporting the energy transition as a strategic and market-oriented conversion partner

dena’s customers

  • Building owners and private consumers
  • Building and housing industry
  • Energy industry
  • Renewable energies industry
  • Tradespeople and planners
  • Electrical appliance manufacturers and retailers
  • Industry and commerce
  • Local authorities and public institutions
  • Transport sector

    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 future energy policy. One example:

    Stakeholder Dialogue Top Runner Strategy

    Organising networks. We bring together relevant market players in order to promote holistic and cohesive thinking 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

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

    Initiative EnergieEffizienz (Energy Efficiency Campaign)

    "zukunft haus" ("future house")