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2019
07 JUN

Recommendations for catalysis research in electrolysis

Two leading Danish catalysis researchers have prepared a comment for the distinguished scientific journal Nature Energy with three clear recommendations for their colleagues...

Catalysis Electrochemistry Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production
27 MAY

Fungal batteries will store alternative energy

Researchers from DTU and Aalborg University receive donation from Novo Nordisk Foundation for the development of biodegradable batteries.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Energy storage Electricity supply Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry Climate adaption
Illustration: Jakob Kibsgaard
23 MAY

Need for rigorous procedures within electrochemical production of ammonia

Many experimental studies of electrochemical synthesis of ammonia are flawed—a new study in Nature highlights the need for rigorous protocols moving forward

Electrochemistry
2018
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
15 FEB

Wind turbine data from the island of Bornholm confirms potential of high-efficiency...

Using wind data from a wind farm on the Danish island of Bornholm, researchers from DTU Energy and partners have successfully tested the ability of electrolysis cells...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Energy storage Electrochemistry
02 FEB

New book from DTU Energy professors on thin film oxides

Professors Nini Pryds and Vincenzo Esposito, DTU Energy, have published the book "Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures", providing a status on the research within thin...

Energy Energy efficiency Electrochemistry