KITTEN is a union of two unique entities: KARA and the Energy Lab 2.0.

The Energy Lab 2.0 at KIT is Europe's largest research infrastructure for renewable energy.


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The KIT Testfeld für Energieeffizienz und Netzstabilität in großen Forschungsinfrastrukturen (KITTEN) is a joint test field of KARA and Energy Lab 2.0 and researches energy solutions for energy efficiency and grid stability in large-scale research infrastructures.

Links Description
Link Karlsruhe Research Accelerator (KARA)
Link Energy Lab 2.0, Europe's largest research infrastructure for renewable energy

Transfer and Outreach

Links Description  
Link KIT press release on KITTENDesigning Large Accelerators for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
New KIT Test Center for Energy-efficiency and Grid Stability in Large Research Infrastructures
Link Inauguration of KITTEN
within framework program and transfer events of "Code of the Universe" incl. Vernissage, Afternoon Science, Podium Discussion - link


[C] = Coordinator, "Link" leads to more detailed project information incl. funding agency and funding volume.

Links Description Startdate Enddate
Link Project: Innovation pool project for Energy Efficient Accelerators (InnovEEA), KIT with Partners in the Helmholtz Association
[C] S. Grohmann (KIT ITTK - Institut für Technische Thermodynamik und Kältetechnik - Refrigeration and Cryogenics)
2021/01 2023/12
Link Project: BMBF ErUM-Pro Materie - ACCelerator Energy System Stability (ACCESS), KIT with TU Darmstadt
[C] G. De Carne (KIT ITEP - Institute for Technical Physics - Real Time System Integration)
2022/10 2025/09
Link Project: Research Facility 2.0: Towards a more energy-efficient and sustainable path
[C] G. De Carne (KIT ITEP - Institute for Technical Physics - Real Time System Integration)
2024/01 2026/12