Bodies & Structure

The Bodies of ZAE Bayern

General Assembly

Currently, the General Assembly consists of 29 members, including members ex officio, natural persons, companies, associations and institutions, as well as honorary members.

Executive Board

ZAE's Executive Board takes responsibility, among others, for or research, development, human resources, and financial planning strategies.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees advises the Executive Board on all economic matters as well as on the implementation of its duties. Its members hail from research, politics, and business.


Members Ex Officio
  • Dr. Andreas Hauer, Garching
Natural Persons
  • Michael Dietrich, Rüdenhausen
  • Stefan Holst, Hohenschäftlarn
  • Dr. Harald Mehling, Würzburg
  • Dr. Bernd Müller, Muggensturm
  • Christian Müller, Fürstenfeldbruck
  • Dipl.-Ing. Marco Portula, Berlin
  • Dr. Berthold Reeb, Ellwangen-Hochgreut
  • Thomas Speidel, Nürtingen
  • Robert Wende, München
  • Urban Windelen, Berlin
Honorary Members
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Hein, Fürstenfeldbruck
  • Prof. Dr. Rudolf Hezel, Pullach
  • APROVIS Energy Systems GmbH, Weidenbach
  • Bayernwerk AG, Regensburg
  • Consolinno Energy GmbH, Pentling
  • eQrima Energy Solutions GmbH, Garching
  • goodmen Energy GmbH, Gräfelfing
  • GP JOULE Think GmbH & Co. KG, Reußenköge
  • IBC Solar AG, Staffelstein
  • Rauschert Solar GmbH, Judenbach-Heinersdorf
  • Rill Energy Solution, Hohenfurch
  • Tecnafin GmbH, Karlsbad
  • va-Q-tec AG, Würzburg
Associations and Institutions
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie e. V., Berlin
  • ENERGIEregion Nürnberg e. V., Nürnberg
  • Fördergemeinschaft für das Süddeutsche Kunststoff-Zentrum e. V., Würzburg (FSKZ)
  • Forschungsstelle für Energiewirtschaft e. V., München
  • Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme, Freiburg
Dr. Andreas Hauer

Dr. Andreas Hauer
Chairman of the Board

Board of Trustees

  • Dr. H. Binder
    BTC Technologies GmbH
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. P. Denk
    Hochschule Landshut, Institut für Systematische Energieberatung (ISE)
  • V. Hensel
  • Dr.-Ing. R. Hofer
    Bayernwerk AG
  • S. Holst
    Transsolar KlimaEngineering
  • Uni.-Prof. Dr. N. Hüsing
    Paris Lodron University Salzburg, Chemistry and Physics of Materials
  • Dr. J. Kuhn (Chairman)
    va-Q-tec AG
  • Dr.-Ing. P. Schossig
    Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Spliethoff
    Technical University of Munich
  • R. Tryfonidou
    Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action
  • U. Windelen
    Bundesverband Energiespeicher Systeme e. V.