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2019
14 FEB

Cheaper steel will make a difference for ceramic fuel cells and electrolysis cells

A new European project coordinated by DTU Energy aims to bring a promising energy conversion technology closer to market by increasing the robustness of the materials used...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Metals and alloys
2018
PhD student Massimo Rosa (left) and Professor Vincenzo Esposito with the FCH JU award in front of the 3D printing equipment in the DTU Energy lab
21 NOV

DTU Energy in award-winning EU projects on fuel cells

When the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking celebrated 10 years of supporting research, development and demonstration of fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies...

Energy Fuel cells
11 OCT

DTU joins the Brazilian boost of research in Energy Technologies

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Shell Company have established an international Center for Innovation on New Energies (CINE) with strong industrial...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Electrochemistry
Arvind Kannan defended his PhD at DTU Energy
08 OCT

Sandwich structured membranes greatly increases lifetime of fuel cells

Arvind Kannan recently defended his thesis. He showed that novel sandwich structured membranes led to a more than three fold enhancement of the durability of High Temperature...

Energy Electrochemistry Fuel cells
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
15 JUN

Join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 16 November 2018

DTU Energy invites you to participate in the department’s annual PhD symposium. The venue of the symposium is DTU’s meeting centre, building 101A, Anker Engelunds Vej...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Solar energy Electrochemistry
PhD defense Christophe Gadea
03 APR

PhD defense: Using ink-jet printers to make thin films for energy devices

Christophe Gadea has defended his PhD, showing that inkjet-based processing methods can be used for fabrication of thin films for energy devices like polymer solar cells...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
15 MAR

PhD defense: Too much acid flow in membranes leads to fatal breakdowns of fuel...

Hans Becker has defended his PhD-thesis on “Phosphoric Acid Issues in High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membranes” at DTU Energy. In his thesis, he showed why certain...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
12 MAR

13 years’ detective work resulted in doctorate

As one of the very few, Anke Hagen has conducted research into ceramic fuel cells which are an efficient means to produce power and use fuels from renewable energy sources...

Energy Fuel cells
25 JAN

Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold

The amount of CO 2 and methane in the atmosphere is rising and smog clouds hang heavily over the world's big cities. Top researchers from all over the world aim to do...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Power stations Solar energy
2017
Inaugural Professor Vincenzo Esposito
20 DEC

The scientific trailblazer from Sicily is new professor at DTU

Curiosity has always defined the newly appointed professor at DTU Energy, Vincenzo Esposito. Many other researchers specialize in a single topic and are content with...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems Electrochemistry
Ph.d.defense Salvatore de Angelis
15 DEC

PhD defense: Watching a fuel cell in operation degrade and finally break in 4D

Doctors use X-rays as a matter of routine, looking inside the human body for broken bones or other abnormalities. Postdoc Salvatore de Angelis and his colleagues at DTU...

Energy Fuel cells
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
24 NOV

Industry impressed by high standard at PhD Symposium

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus, where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists, engineers...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology
12 OCT

Fuel cell systems are now ready for homes and businesses

DTU and partners have in five years installed more than 1000 fuel cell micro-Cogeneration units all over Europe, having registered more than 5.5 million hours of reliable...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency
PhD defense by Yu Xu, DTU Energy, September 2017
29 SEP

Yu Xu is a molecular cook with very advanced equipment

On 21 September 2017 Yu Xu successfully defended his thesis “Continuous Hydrothermal Flow Synthesis of Functional Oxide Nanomaterials Used in Energy Conversion Devices...

Energy Analytic and theoretical chemistry Electrochemistry Inorganic chemistry Nanoparticles Fuel cells
31 JUL

Ib Chorkendorff receives EU’s most prestigious research grant for work with catalysts...

Professor Ib Chorkendorff, DTU Physics , has been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the ERC (European Research Council) for his work in developing new catalysts...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Micro and nanotechnology Catalysis Fuel cells Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy
DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree 2017
28 JUL

DTU Energy took part in the Jamboree Denmark 2017

DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree Denmark 2017, the largest jamboree in Denmark, where 36.000 Danish and international scouts and guides met this week...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
03 JUL

Overwhelming success for Electrolysis conference in the research community

Successful DTU conference on electrolysis gave researchers and the industry an international forum to exchange and share information and ideas on research, development...

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
Theis Løye Skafte defended his thesis on Lifetime Limiting Effects in Pre-Commercial Solid Oxide Cell Devices at DTU
09 MAY

Theis fights rampaging C-atoms on electrolysis cells

Theis Løye Skafte has defended his PhD project "Lifetime Limiting Effects in Pre-Commercial Solid Oxide Cell Devices" and investigated the formation of carbon on nickel...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
Inaugural of professors Poul Norby and Jens Wenzel Andreasen March 2017
04 APR

DTU Energy strengthens research in materials with two professors

Poul Norby and Jens Wenzel Andreasen were appointed Professors at DTU Energy 1 December 2016, and on Friday 31 March they gave their two inaugural lectures.

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Electrochemistry
24 MAR

Hydrogen from 'reverse fuel' cells

Haldor Topsøe ’s plant produces hydrogen using electrolysis based on patented technology developed in partnership with DTU. The process fits well with biogas upgrade.

Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems
17 MAR

“When you have a good thing going, the momentum just carries you forward”

A three months guest stay at DTU Energy reminded Professor Rob Walker why he has dedicated his life to science in the first place. While at DTU, he worked and thought...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Electrochemistry
19 JAN

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

Renewable energy is providing an increasing share of the energy supply, but to ensure the green transition continues, it must also be able to furnish us with the fuels...

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Fuel cells Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
2016
12 DEC

Gold medal for excellent research to postdoc Maria Escudero Escribano

Selected from a field of 90 gifted researchers, post doc Maria Escudero Escribano from DTU Physics was awarded the gold medal of the European Young Chemist Award (EYCA...

Chemistry Catalysis Fuel cells
07 DEC

Disclosing complex mechanisms in a simple way is deemed very HOT

An article by researchers from DTU Energy has been selected as a HOT article for 2016 by the editors of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
06 DEC

DTU sets new record with extremely low degradation rate in fuel cells

DTU Energy, the clean technology company Danish Power Systems and partners have attained the best operating stability of high temperature polymer fuel cells ever seen...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
Megha Rao won a price for her poster presentation at DTU Energys annual PhD Symposium 2016
23 NOV

Industry got insight into the latest Danish energy research

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists and representatives...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Electromagnetism Sensors Electrochemistry Catalysis
03 NOV

Get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies

Do not miss this unique opportunity to get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies – join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 18 November...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Magnets Electrochemistry
01 NOV

Sino-Danish workshop opened for more research in non-polluting energy production

DTU Energy hosted this year’s Denmark-China Bilateral Workshop on Energy Conversion and Storage and over the two-day workshop the participants from DTU, three Chinese...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production
05 AUG

Paper by DTU scientists joins exclusive club

A paper on materials for fuel cells, written by three professors at DTU Energy, has been cited more than 1000 times. This makes it among the 0.03 per cent most cited scientific...

Energy Fuel cells
01 JUL

DTU to collaborate on fuel cells with world’s largest natural gas importer

The energy company Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), the world’s largest importer of liquid natural gas, has signed a memorandum of understanding with DTU, paving the way...

Energy Fuel cells
22 JUN

DTU Energy strengthens collaboration with China on fuel cells and electrolysis

Researchers from DTU Energy have co-organized a Sino-Danish forum on solid oxide fuel cells and electrolysis to strengthen their collaboration with the Chinese research...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage
28 APR

Danish ambassador visits DTU Energy at the Hannover Messe trade fair

The Danish ambassador in Germany, Friis Arne Petersen, visited DTU Energy at the Hannover Messe where he learned about the department and its test center for fuel cell...

Energy Fuel cells
05 APR

Cheaper platinum alloys for fuel cells

Fuel cells are attractive as eco-friendly energy sources, for example for hydrogen-powered vehicles. But due to the large amounts of expensive platinum required, they...

Fuel cells Energy production Catalysis
01 APR

Cheaper platinum alloys for fuel cells

Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are attractive as zero-emission sources of power, particularly well-suited for automotive vehicles. However, the use of...

Physics Catalysis Fuel cells Energy efficiency
12 FEB

Anniversary grant from VILLUM FONDEN for a new centre for developing sustainable...

With a huge grant of DKK 150 million (€20 million), VILLUM FONDEN supports the establishment of a new, ambitious research centre at DTU. The centre will conduct research...

Physics Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy
11 JAN

Researchers from DTU Energy contribute to the launch issue of Nature Energy

Researchers from DTU Energy contribute review artikle on high-temperature fuel cells and electrolysers for the launch issue of Nature Energy.

Fuel cells Energy storage
2015
10 DEC

Up close and personal with High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel...

Three scientists from DTU Energy and the CEO of the fuel cell company Danish Power Systems have edited a comprehensive book dedicated to High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte...

Energy Fuel cells
Photo: Joachim Rode
04 DEC

Electrochemical firebrand

Over the course of his 40-year career, Professor Mogens Bjerg Mogensen has trodden on a fair number of scientific toes. Because if there is one thing he will not stand...

Fuel cells Energy
Photo: Thorkild Christensen
01 DEC

Ministerial discussions on wind energy and eco-friendly fuels of the future

On 23 November, the Danish Minister for Energies, Utilities and Climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt, visited DTU Risø—among other things to learn more about how to store...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Wind energy
21 APR

Discovery unlocks ion conductor that is 100 times faster than all the others

A research group at the Technical University of Denmark has discovered a new and stable ion conducting material by merging two known materials, one of which is intrinsically...

Electronics Fuel cells Electrochemistry
16 MAR

DTU Energy in Højlunds Heroes at radio24syv

Three researchers from DTU Energy participated in the Sunday morning programme ‘Højlund’s Heroes’ on the radio channel Radio24syv on Sunday morning, 15 March.

Fuel cells Energy storage Energy production
16 MAR

New issue of Technologist

Did you know that we unconsciously sniff out the perfect partner? And that sniffer dogs—in addition to money and drugs—can detect prostate, ovarian or gastrointestinal...

Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
11 FEB

Join us for the workshop “Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy”

The Department of Energy Conversion and Storage at DTU hereby invites to the workshop “Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy”.

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy production Fossil fuels Electrochemistry Energy storage
2014
22 DEC

DTU-researchers in Nature Materials: New way to improve the long-term stability...

A research group at DTU Energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has demonstrated a way to eliminate a major obstacle to using solid oxide electrochemical cells...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy production Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
16 DEC

Four Sapere Aude grants for DTU

On 15 December, the Danish Council for Independent Research announced that they are investing DKK 19 million in 40 Sapere Aude: DFF-Research Talent grants. Three of the...

Micro and nanotechnology Viruses Fuel cells
03 DEC

Innovation Fund Denmark invests 33 million DKK in DTU Energy

DTU heads nine out of the 15 research projects that will receive funding from Innovation Fund Denmark . Two of those DTU-projects will be headed by DTU Energy.

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production
01 DEC

PhD students set a high standard for the coming generations of students

DTU Energy’s second yearly PhD symposium with industry participation showed the high quality research being done within energy technologies. Professors and industrial...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy Superconductors
01 DEC

CEO of PeltPower 'PhD symposium open up for new interesting ways of doing things...

DTU Energy held their annually PhD Symposium with industrial participation. The CEO of PeltPower, Niels Lindeburg, participated to network and because knowledge of new...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy Superconductors
20 NOV

PhD student has attracted international attention with new equipment

New research at DTU Energy under the Technical University of Denmark has created a stir in the fuel cell research community. New equipment can measure on significantly...

Energy Fuel cells Energy production Energy storage
11 NOV

Get the insight on the latest research within sustainable energy technologies...

DTU Energy Conversion hereby invites interested PhD students and companies to the department’s second annual PhD symposium with industry participation at DTU Lyngby Campus...

Energy storage Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Physics
13 OCT

Watching live how fuel cells and electrolysis cells operate at the nanoscale

Researchers at DTU will monitor the reactions and processes in operating fuel cells and electrolysis cells at the nanoscale, observing weak spots as they evolve, making...

Fuel cells Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Physics Nanoparticles Electrochemistry
10 OCT

Fuel cells development continuing despite Topsoe closure

Haldor Topsoe has closed Topsoe Fuel Cell, which developed fuel cells together with DTU. Søren Linderoth, Head of Department, DTU Energy Conversion , discusses the consequences...

Fuel cells Energy
03 JUL

Workshop covered many angles to the same scientific problems

43 researchers and Ph.D.’s from all over the world took part in the workshop “Challenges and Opportunities in In Situ Studies of Solid Oxide Electrodes” at DTU Energy...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Physics
27 JUN

New computer models will improve the lifetime of solid oxide fuel cells

Denmark is committed to supplying 50% of electricity consumption by wind power by 2020, with the goal of supplying 100% of all energy by renewable sources by 2050. Solid...

Energy Fuel cells Energy production Energy efficiency Energy systems
19 JUN

DTU Energy Conversion awarded prize for best completed project 2013

DTU Energy Conversion received on June 18 the ForskEL prize for the best completed project of 2013 for the project HotMEA. The award was presented at the conference EnergiForsk2014...

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency
22 MAY

Need a new fuel cell? Let’s print one using inkjet printing!

Researchers at DTU Energy Conversion has transformed an ordinary HP 1000 ink jet printer into a printer able to print efficient energy conversion devices such as Solid...

Energy Fuel cells
15 MAY

International PhD Summer School: IMAGINE

25 – 29 August 2014, international summer school at DTU Energy Conversion.

Energy Solar energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy storage
14 MAY

Discovery facilitates metal/ceramic binding

A discovery made by researchers at DTU Energy Conversion may have a major impact on catalysts in the chemical industry.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
07 APR

Studies in degradation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells are vital to market entry

Studies in degradation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells are vital to market entry. Project SOFC Life found a major contributor to the degradation processes of SOFC.

Fuel cells
01 APR

Carbon and iron may be able to substitute platinum in fuel cell catalysts

A recent discovery may lead to the substitution of platinum in catalysts for PEM-fuel cells with a composite of iron carbide and carbon, making the PEMFCs significantly...

Fuel cells
05 FEB

Demonstration of Fuel Cells for Private Homes

Fuel cells efficiently convert gas into electricity and heat. Fore private homes fuel cells are integrated in combined heat and power units - so-called micro-CHPs. These...

Fuel cells Energy production Energy systems Electricity supply
23 JAN

New Research into Energy Efficient Production of Pressurized Hydrogen

DTU Energy Conversion and Haldor Topsøe A/S have received funding from the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme to research into energy efficient...

Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency
2013
26 NOV

Danish Korean PEM Fuel Cell Workshop succesful

The Section for Proton Conductors co-organized the Danish Korean PEM Fuel Cell Workshop, held in Seoul, Korea, the 18 th  – 19 th of November 2013.

Fuel cells Energy production
05 NOV

Research center 4M approaching a market of 6 billion euro

There are an estimated 14 million oil-fired boilers in the EU, a huge market worth 6 billion euro if someone finds a way to substitute the oil-fired boilers with a smarter...

Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency
06 SEP

Invitation - Danish Korean PEM Fuel Cell Workshop

Welcome to the Danish Korean PEM Fuel Cell Workshop Seoul, November 18-19, 2013 Free participation

Fuel cells Energy production Climate change
10 AUG

PROSOFC aims for more reliable Fuel cells

DTU Energy Conversion is part of PROSOFC, an EU-funded research project, which aims to find a way to produce more reliable fuel cells. PROSOFC has a budget of 7.35 million...

Energy Fuel cells
01 AUG

Prof. Schmidt is paving the way for shared knowledge

Professor Thomas Justus Schmidt from Switzerland is currently visiting DTU Energy Conversion on an Otto Mønsted guest professorship.

Energy storage Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production