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2017
13 DEC

DTU at the helm of new smart energy centre in Nordhavn

The new Energy Hub consolidates Denmark’s position as a front runner in energy technology and smart energy solutions.

Energy Energy efficiency
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
Danish Days 2017 Group Photo
12 OCT

Energy efficient cooling on the agenda

For two days DTU Energy hosted the topical meeting Danish Days on Caloric Materials and Devices where some of the world’s leading researchers on novel caloric cooling...

Energy Energy efficiency
26 SEP

Wave energy harvesting with artificial muscles

Dielectric elastomers, also known as artificial muscles, have emerged in recent years and hold great promise as energy generators. Researchers from DTU Chemical Engineering...

Superconductors Energy production Energy systems Electricity supply Energy efficiency
11 AUG

Spreading knowledge of solar cell technology to the world

A new online course on solar cells explains how solar cells are made, what kind of solar cells exist and how solar cells are an essential part of a fossil-free society...

Energy Solar energy Energy efficiency
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
17 JUL

Free access to leading Smart Grid research infrastructure

Once again, PowerLabDK offers free access to our world leading facilities and innovative installations. Starting from 15 August and until 15 November, we invite you to...

Energy Energy systems Energy efficiency Wind energy
13 JUL

How can electric vehicles be an asset to the power system?

Peter Bach Andersen, project manager for the Parker Project, explains the technology behind the grid integrated vehicle and why it is of more value to society than an ordinary...

Energy Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply
11 JUL

DTU students help make the power flow more efficient at Roskilde Festival

Several students from DTU participated at Roskilde Festival this year. And once again, many chose to do so in correlation with their education. They collaborate with Roskilde...

Electrotechnology Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency
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
25 MAY

New multidisciplinary advisory service on sustainable energy

Center for Electric Power and Energy (CEE), and DTU in general, has a long tradition of advising both authorities and industry on scientific matters. In order to accommodate...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems Electricity supply
03 MAY

Young researcher awarded for outstanding results in energy efficiency and indoor...

Postdoc Ongun Berk Kazanci from DTU Civil Engineering has been awarded the REHVA Young Scientist Award. The award is given for outstanding research work within the fields...

Indoor climate Energy efficiency
25 APR

PowerLabDK prepares for the digital energy future

In collaboration with the IT department of DTU, PowerLabDK has just invested in a large supercomputer as the first element of a soon-to-be-launched new Digital Energy Lab...

Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy IT systems
20 APR

Great results for active distribution network automation

“Ideal Grid for All” was the vision of a project collaboration between 13 European academic and industrial organisations – a vision that is now very close to becoming a...

Electrotechnology Electrical engineering Energy Wind energy Solar energy Power stations Energy systems Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply
10 APR

Denmark in charge of new electric alliance

Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark take the lead in a new project that will pave the way for an integrated energy system across the Nordic countries...

Electrotechnology Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
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
03 APR

New project on large scale electrical vehicle integration

A new project just got officially funded and will run between April 2017 and March 2020. The Project is called Across Continents Electric Vehicle Services (ACES) and intends...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy Solar energy Energy systems Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply Electrical engineering
01 MAR

EnergyLab Nordhavn demonstrates first grid integrated battery storage in Denmark

Later this afternoon a large battery connected to the main grid in Nordhavn is officially inaugurated. The battery is part of the EnergyLab Nordhavn project, developing...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy
27 FEB

Expert in X-ray scattering appointed professor at DTU Energy

Jens Wenzel Andreasen has been appointed professor of materials research at DTU Energy where he will take part in building the new DTU Imaging Center.

Energy Quantum theory and atomic physics Energy efficiency Solar energy Energy production
23 FEB

Elite Research travel grant allows Dominik to learn from the best

PhD-student Dominik Franjo Dominkovic from DTU Energy has been awarded the Elite Research travel grant by the Danish Ministry for Higher Education and Science.

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems Energy production Energy storage
26 JAN

Kick-starting electrical trains using floating magnets

A novel floating magnetic flywheel will reduce peak loads on the electricity grid when the train services in Denmark become fully electrified. The flywheel and the integrated...

Electrotechnology Energy Electromagnetism Energy storage Energy efficiency
2016
13 DEC

Wood ash as a cement replacement reduces CO2 emissions

Researchers at DTU Civil Engineering wish to conduct research on the possibility of replacing parts of cement in concrete production with wood ash. The method will produce...

Construction materials Waste management Energy efficiency
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
Tian Lei succesfully defended his PhD
21 NOV

Tian uses supercomputers to design active magnetic regenerators for magnetic refrigeration

On Monday, 14 November Tian Lei from DTU Energy successfully defended his PhD thesis with the title: ”Modeling of active magnetic regenerators and experimental investigation...

Electromagnetism Energy Magnets Energy efficiency
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
02 NOV

PhD defence: Designing optimal magnets for magnetocaloric heat pumps

On November 1, 2016 Andrea Roberto Insinga from DTU Energy successfully defended his PhD thesis with the title “Optimising Magnetostatic Assemblies”.

Magnets Energy Energy efficiency
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
14 OCT

Better water management will make oil extraction more efficient in the future

New development partnership will minimize human error in the management of the constantly increasing volume of water processed on platforms in the Danish part of the North...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy production Ships and offshore constructions Fossil fuels
10 JUN

Solar and wind power on cruise control

In the infancy of the electricity grid, there was a need for systems capable of maintaining a stable voltage level and for the availability of additional power in the event...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems Power stations Wind energy
24 MAY

Salt and solar heat can power future houses

Salt and solar heat can be used to replace fossil fuels for heating houses. A new PhD thesis is testing two prototypes, where solar energy is stored in a salt compound...

Energy storage Solar energy Energy production Energy efficiency
11 APR

EcoGrid 2.0 Kick-off - Flexibility for users is key to succes

The EcoGrid 2.0 project's vision is to develop, test and demonstrate an electricity market for flexibility, that meets the customers' daily needs and make it easy to choose...

Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Wind energy Solar energy Electrical engineering
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
11 MAR

The cities can become fossil-free, if they think 'smart'

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO 2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
11 MAR

Light on tomorrow’s city

In mid-December, the conclusion of the UN's International Year of Light 2015 was marked with a conference in the Black Diamond, the Royal Library in Copenhagen. Here...

Light sources Sensors Energy efficiency Data analysis Software and programming Computer calculations
11 MAR

Software saves millions on urban heating

For the sake of safety, district heating water was previously heated more than adequately. Using software developed at DTU, the temperature in the network is lowered...

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Air pollution IT systems Software and programming Energy efficiency Energy production Power stations
11 MAR

Clean water on green power

Ingenious software enables operators to move the most energy-consuming processes of the wastewater system to times of the day with plenty of cheap renewable energy. In...

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Computer calculations Data analysis Software and programming IT systems Energy efficiency Energy production
07 MAR

Millions to fund renovation of older public apartment buildings

DTU and a number of partners have signed an investment agreement with Innovation Fund Denmark that provides 35 million DKK for a research project. The money will be used...

Indoor climate Energy efficiency Innovation and product development
04 MAR

Gaming to learn about renewables in electricity markets

The MSc course "Renewables in electricity markets" at DTU Elektro has attracted nearly 90 students in 2016, even though it is given for the second year only. One of the...

Electrical engineering Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy production Energy storage Energy systems
19 JAN

110 octane fuel from wind and manure

In a basement in North Zealand, a small test set-up is producing the carbon-neutral fuel—methanol. Chemically pure, odourless and burning with a clear blue flame, methanol...

Bioenergy Wind energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: DTU
18 JAN

They break turbine blades at Risø

Experiments run in a test hall on DTU Risø Campus demonstrate when, where and how turbine blades break.

Wind energy Energy efficiency Energy production Engineering
04 JAN

The car will be more than just a means of transport

The Japanese automotive giant Nissan and a team of researchers from DTU Electrical Engineering have become the first in the world to make a mass-produced electric vehicle...

Transport economy Innovation and product development Climate adaption Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Electronics
04 JAN

The battery—heart of the electric car

Batteries twice as powerful as those currently available may finally herald the breakthrough of electric cars. Developing such batteries is the goal of a European, DTU...

Electricity supply Energy storage Energy efficiency Electronics Innovation and product development Transport economy
04 JAN

Electric vehicles are the long-term solution

In the opinion of Niels Buus Kristensen, Head of Department at DTU Transport and a member of the Danish government’s climate advisory committee, electric vehicles hold...

Transport behaviour Transport economy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage Electronics Electrical engineering Energy efficiency Energy storage
04 JAN

Electric vehicle of the future

How will electric vehicles develop? Associate Professor Esben Larsen from DTU Electrical Engineering  shares his thoughts on the subject.

Electronics Energy efficiency Energy storage Electricity supply Transport economy Transport models Transport behaviour Innovation and product development Climate adaption
2015
08 DEC

DTU seeks to balance energy efficiency and indoor climate in residential buildings

DTU Civil Engineering is heading an international project aimed at ensuring the right balance between energy efficiency and a good indoor climate in residential buildings...

Indoor climate Energy efficiency
04 DEC

Micro-CHP units provide heat and power to private homes and may help stabilise...

A report on the smart grid capability of FC micro-CHP has just been issued by DTU Energy along with partners in the European project ene.field. The report says, that...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency
27 NOV

Science Magazine writes article about the EcoGrid project on Bornholm

A new article in Science Magazine describes how Denmark strives to become a carbon neutral nation. The EcoGrid project on Bornholm is one of the examples.

Wind energy Energy production Energy efficiency
07 OCT

EcoGrid 2.0 vil be realized

Energy research project, EcoGrid has just been granted renewed funding of 48.6 million from the EUDP scheme. The project has a similar self-financed scheme, which means...

Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
03 AUG

Hard-wearing sensor defying soot and heat

A new method for monitoring ships' NO x emissions offers shipping companies environmental documentation. 

Fossil fuels Energy efficiency Data analysis Environmental chemistry Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Air pollution
01 JUL

New light for design classics

PH lamps and other design icons will now be producing light similar to that of the classic incandescent bulb. A group of researchers, lighting experts, designers, and...

Energy efficiency Electronics Light sources Optics
02 JUN

How to avoid using more fuel in harsh weather conditions at sea

A newly developed software tool can help ships avoid using too much fuel in harsh weather conditions. Eva Herradón de Grado, a former Erasmus student at DTU Mechanical...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions Mathematical modelling Energy efficiency
27 MAY

Rechargeable zinc-air batteries may be a way to counter energy dependency of fossil...

Storage of energy from renewable energy sources is vital to Europe’s energy policy. DTU Energy and partners use atomic modelling to develop a rechargeable zinc-air battery...

Energy Nanoparticles Energy efficiency Energy storage
12 MAR

New road surface saves fuel and cuts carbon emissions

The more resistance tyres encounter on the road surface, the more fuel the vehicle consumes. That is why developing new types of asphalt to reduce rolling resistance helps...

Energy efficiency CO2 separation and CO2 storage Construction materials Building production and management
27 JAN

Prof. Tejs Vegge honored for his scientific work within computational design of...

Professor Tejs Vegge of the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage has been awarded DKK 100,000 by the Ellen and Hans Hermer’s Foundation. ...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy storage
26 JAN

The next generation battery materials will be found using supercomputers

Senior researcher Juan Maria García Lastra from the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, DTU, has been granted 7 million DKK by the Villum Foundation to develop...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy storage
2014
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
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
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
10 JUN

From Burj Khalifa to green cities of the future

DTU and South Korea have forged strong ties in recent years—one such tie unites construction giant Samsung C&T with the Danish research project—CITIES. Meet Samsung’s man...

Construction and mechanics Energy efficiency
Foto: Søren Svendsen
20 MAY

DTU wins European Championship in green driving

DTU Roadrunners took first place in the Shell Eco Marathon on Sunday afternoon with their bioethanol-powered car called Dynamo, covering an impressive 599 km on the equivalent...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Engineering Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Energy production Climate change
12 MAY

Board generators in heavy vehicles to be replaced by regenerated exhaust heat

A new European research project, “TEG for Energy Efficiency in Heavy Vehicles”, will develop and demonstrate an efficient and inexpensive thermoelectric generator to harvest...

Energy Energy production Energy efficiency Physics
05 MAR

Thermoelectric generators for use in space and human bodies

DTU Energy Conversion is part of a research consortium to develop thermoelectric harvesters for use in both the human bodies and in spacecraft.

Energy production Energy efficiency Physics
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
10 DEC

More space and light with climate-friendly concrete

Minimum thickness, low weight and remarkable insulation. A new construction system featuring high-strength concrete is good news for the climate. It can be used both in...

Construction and mechanics Construction materials Energy efficiency Building design Building construction
21 NOV

Milestone for PowerLabDK: Demonstration of Commercial Smart Grid Control Platform

On Friday Nov. 8th the researchers from CEE and Spirae demonstrated a new milestone capability for PowerLabDK: Spirae's BlueFin (R) control platform and their multi-asset...

Electricity supply Energy systems Climate change Solar energy Energy efficiency
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
30 OCT

New EcoGrid EU report about smartgrid project on Bornholm

 ”New EcoGrid EU report: From Design to Implementation.” report is about the EcoGrid EU project.  A large-scale demonstration of consumer participation in the balancing...

Electricity supply Climate change Energy systems Solar energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency
13 MAY

Ammonia is nothing like Lithiumbatteries – or is it?

Two articles researchers from DTU Energy Conversion and partners published in "The Journal of Chemical Physics", vol. 138, p. 164701, 28th of April 2013, and "The Journal...

Energy storage Energy efficiency Energy
03 MAY

Invitation to PhD Defence with Ana Faria Tomas Friday 17th May at 1 p.m.

Section: Residual Resources Engineering. Topic: "Optimization of bioethanol production from carbohydrate rich wastes by extreme thermophilic microorganisms"

Waste management CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate change Ecosystems Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Bioenergy Energy efficiency