Energy is not just essential for all life, but also for the comforts of our modern world. DTU does research in all areas of the energy supply—from production and transport to storage and consumption, with a special focus on sustainable energy forms and systems. Wind and solar power, fusion, transportation energy, energy efficiency, and building insulation are some of the energy technology areas we specialize in

Research subjects

Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Power stations Solar energy Wind energy

Departments and Centres

Centre for Oil and Gas - DTU

The Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre at DTU is tasked with researching and developing new technologies with a view to improving utilization of the North Sea reserves of oil and gas. The centre is located at DTU and affiliated with research groups at the University of Copenhagen...

DTU Chemical Engineering

DTU Chemical Engineering’s main activities lie within the areas of product design, process design and production in the chemical, biotechnological, pharmaceutical, food technological and energy technological industries.

DTU Physics

Department of Physics prioritises research areas within modern physics which represents a significant basic scientific challenge and also has clear application perspectives. The department has a number of state-of-the-art research facilities, including a supercomputer. Furthermore, the Department...