Solites works in all areas of solar and sustainable thermal energy systems that contribute significantly to reducing CO2 emissions. As a research institute in the Steinbeis network the focus of our work is on innovative and new technologies for which the state of the art does not yet exist or where it has to be adapted to new problems. Solites’ range of services includes basic and applied research, project development, technical concept development, system simulation, design and optimization of complex thermal energy systems by simulation, scientific-technical accompaniment of planning, tendering, commissioning and construction, operation optimization, measurement data analysis and evaluation as well as support and advice for political initiatives and market development.