The energy research community at Helmholtz uses a wide variety of repositories. Among them are repositories that are valuable for research in general, as well as repositories specific for energy research and related topics. They are listed here in alphabetical order with links to the respective websites.

Please let Hub Energy know if you use or provide repositories yourself that are missing from this listing.


DBpedia extracts structured content from various Wikimedia projects and presents it as a Knowledge Graph.

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GitHub is a web based Git repository hosting service which primarily offers the distributed version control and source code management functionality of the Git software.

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Web application for version management for software projects. It is based on the Git software. GitLab offers a number of additional functions that make it a generally usable tool for location-independent work in a project team.

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HZB Repository

The HZB Repository is the publication server of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB).

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Jülich DATA

Jülich DATA is a registry service for indexing all research data created at or in the context of Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ). As an institutionial repository, it may also be used for data and software publications.

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KITopen is the central repository of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). It is the publication platform for all KIT scientists. Furthermore, it contains full texts, pictures, research data, and AV media of KIT scientists and about KIT.

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Open Energy Platform (OEP)

The Open Energy Family aims to ensure quality, transparency and reproducibility in energy system research. It is a collection of various tools and information and that help working with energy related data. It is a collaborative community effort, everything is openly developed and therefore constantly evolving.

With an Open Energy Ontology (OEO), Fraunhofer IEE and partners in the SzenarienDB project want to standardize terms in energy system analysis and thus simplify collaboration with different energy system models and the exchange of data and scenarios.

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OpenScienceFramework (OSF)

An open source software project that supports open research collaboration

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RADAR (Research Data Repository) is a cross-disciplinary repository for archiving and publishing research data from completed scientific studies and projects. The focus is on research data from subjects that do not yet have their own discipline-specific infrastructures for research data management. It has been developed by and is hosted at FIZ Karlsruhe.

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ROBIS Publication Repository

The ROBIS Publication Repository is the publication server of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR).

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RODARE is the data publication platform at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR).

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Zenodo is an open repository funded by the European Commission. It was developed under the European OpenAIRE program. The storage service mainly contains scientific data, but also other scientific content.

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