Energy

Energy

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 Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering carries out teaching and research in a number of building relevant courses and subjects, as well as contributes to the establishment of social and commerical values through building technical knowledge and development

DTU Compute

Our field includes a wide spectrum from fundamental mathematics across mathematical modelling to computer science, and it is the basis of the modern digital world. Mathematical modelling and computer science help us to take  care of our health, optimise our energy consumption in an intelligent...

DTU Danchip

DTU Danchip is the National Center for Micro- and Nanofabrication in Denmark and is owned by and located at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). DTU Danchip operates and maintains advanced processing equipment within 1350 m2, class 10-100, ISO 9001-certified, open access, pay-per-use...

DTU Environment

Welcome to DTU Environment. We work at the highest international level to develop new environmentally friendly & sustainable technologies and disseminate this knowledge to society and the new generations of engineers. Our activities in research, teaching and innovation are focused on: Environmental...

DTU Electrical Engineering

At DTU Electrical Engineering we educate engineers within Electrical Engineering technologies as well as Biomedical Engineering. We offer studies at BEng, BSc, MSc and PhD levels. The department also participates in international Master programmes. We conduct research within biomedical engineering...

DTU Energy

At the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage we work on sustainable energy technologies. In the energy system of the future a large part of the energy will be supplied by fluctuating sources such as solar and wind power. This makes it critically important to be able to convert and...

DTU Management Engineering

DTU Management Engineering contributes actively to the development of management tools and optimisation of processes by using and re-thinking theoretical engineering perspectives, models and methods.

DTU Mechanical Engineering

DTU Mechanical Engineering conducts teaching and research in basic mechanics, advanced design tools, product development, energy systems, coastal hydrodynamics and marine technology.  

DTU Nutech

The Danish national competence center for nuclear technologies. The aim is to develop and utilize knowledge concerning radioactivity and ionizing radiation for the benefit of society. 

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...

DTU Wind Energy

is a globally leading centre for wind energy with technical-scientific competences in the international front and with a unique integration of research, education and public/private sector consulting.