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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
01 FEB

DTU researcher receives 2019 Industrial Researcher Prize

Innovation Fund Denmark ’s Industrial Researcher Prize is being awarded to Martina Fischetti this year, who developed mathematical optimization models in her industrial...

Energy Wind energy Mathematics Mathematical modelling
31 JAN

Improved access to data and better frameworks for test and demonstration will...

With the vision of Denmark as a front-runner in the green transition, the Danish Growth Team for sustainable energy and green technology today presented 10 specific recommendations...

Energy IT systems Energy efficiency Energy systems
Institutdirektør Søren Linderoth byder velkommen til ATV-mødet om et dansk center for energilagring
24 JAN

Industry and researchers call for Danish effort within energy storage

Energy storage is going to play a key role in the green transition to a sustainable energy system. At the same time the new technologies for energy storage offer significant...

Energy Energy storage
15 JAN

Danish-Norwegian Cooperation on Offshore Wind Expanded

Better and cheaper offshore wind farms are the goal for cooperation on renewable energy.

Wind energy Energy
14 JAN

The match has been made – EVs are ready to support the electricity grid

The end of the Danish EUDP-supported demonstration project, Parker, was recently marked by a major conference at the Danish Technical University in Risø. Here, the project...

Energy
2018
27 DEC

Tandem solar cells must be efficient and sustainable

Major research collaboration to break the barrier for how much energy a sustainable tandem solar cell can produce.

Solar energy Energy production Micro and nanotechnology
27 DEC

Advanced drones chasing defective solar cells

Monitoring of solar farms is difficult, time-consuming and imprecise. Often you do not find all defects, which can reduce the energy production.

Solar energy Energy production Robot technology and automation Lasers
27 DEC

Solar DTU is the way to collaboration

Solar DTU will make it easier to gain access to the University’s solar energy research and consultancy.

Energy Solar energy
27 DEC

Denmark at global front within solar heating

Denmark is a world leader within solar heating, and foreign experts travel to DTU to conduct research and test new technologies.

Energy Solar energy Energy production
27 DEC

Solar cells can pave the way to prosperity in Africa

Solar cells could help many African countries obtain cheap electricity, provide more jobs, and experience economic growth without impacting the global climate.

Energy Electricity supply Solar energy
27 DEC

The birthplace of tomorrow’s energy system

In an expanded and ambitious test laboratory, researchers will develop a flexible energy system based on many different technologies that will provide heat and electricity...

Energy systems Solar energy
21 DEC

Biogas technology to produce future green raw materials

DTU will be contributing to the development of a more profitable way of producing biogas, opening up for the production of biofuels for trucks and planes.

Bioenergy Energy production Energy systems CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution
21 DEC

New Generation of Wind Scanners Developed by DTU

Researchers in the meteorological section at DTU Wind Energy have developed a new type of wind scanners. The new wind scanners can measure the vortex currents in the tip...

Wind energy Energy
21 DEC

DTU visited five Universities in Taiwan

Associate Professor and a researcher from DTU Wind Energy visited five universities in Taiwan in October to discuss the future of offshore wind energy research and education...

Wind energy
18 DEC

DTU creates a new way of testing wind turbine blades

DTU Wind Energy, Siemens Gamesa, R&D, BLAEST, Olsen Wings, DNV GL, Ørsted and Zebicon have joined forces in creating a new way to test wind turbine blades.

Wind energy Energy
12 DEC

DTU develops world’s most efficient mobile charger

DTU researchers have succeeded in improving charger efficiency, so that—in future—mobile phones and computers can be charged faster using significantly less power.

Electrotechnology Electronics Energy
11 DEC

Key Danish role in major European innovation alliance

DTU is one of the main architects behind a new large European network aimed at developing the cities and transport solutions of tomorrow.

Mobility Transport economy Transport safety Transport models Energy systems Data analysis IT systems Telecommunication Systems analysis Air pollution Climate adaption
07 DEC

Goodbye to the 4-Rotor Concept Turbine at Risø

The 4-Rotor Concept Turbine that was placed at DTU Risø Cam-pus is now dismantled. The testing of the concept is complete.

Wind energy Energy
30 NOV

Electric Vehicles ready to stabilize grid and help green transition

Parker Project has validated that series-produced electric vehicles as part of an operational fleet can store electricity and stabilize the power grid. Stabilizing is...

Energy
26 NOV

Smart charger key to keep renewables running on Bornholm

DTU Elektro researchers have been investigating different methods for leveraging the flexibility provided by the storage in Electric Vehicles. Amongst these, test on...

Energy
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
15 NOV

Republic of Korea showing interest in Danish energy solutions

Recently, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and DTU met and exchanged renewable energy experience.

Energy
15 NOV

Researcher at DTU Energy becomes honorary professor in China

Researcher Wenjing (Angela) Zhang from DTU Energy has been appointed Distinguished Professor at Qingdao University of Science and Technology in China. The award recognises...

Energy
05 NOV

Digital twins to take industry into the future

Tests and experiments can provide new knowledge and the ability to predict the behaviour of materials and durability with ever greater precision. This is achieved by means...

Information technology Data analysis Mathematical modelling Physics Wind energy Materials Production and management
Datacenter. Foto: Colourbox
26 OCT

DKK 100 million for faster, greener Internet

Internet traffic has risen a thousand-fold since 2000 and  accounts for approximately 10 per cent of the world's electricity consumption, so there is a great need for...

Electronics Energy efficiency Hardware and components IT systems Systems and data security Telecommunication Light sources
22 OCT

Increasing biogas yield from manure

A new method makes agricultural manure far more suitable as a raw material for biogas.

Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry Bioenergy Energy production
12 OCT

16,768 cores in the new super computer at DTU Wind

Far more complex calculations are required to achieve reliable knowledge about wind conditions. DTU Wind Energy is therefore bringing in a new supercomputer to ensure...

Wind energy Energy
12 OCT

DTU optimizes solar cell technology

DTU researchers will test a new type of solar cell technology that harvests energy from two sides.     

Energy efficiency Energy production Solar energy
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
08 OCT

New wind turbine prototypes to be tested at Østerild and Høvsøre

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), who operates the national test centres for large wind turbines at Østerild and Høvsøre, have just completed the tender process for...

Wind energy Energy
Uddannelses- og forskningsminister Tommy Ahlers besøgte DTU Energi for at høre om dansk forskning i udvikling af nye batterimaterialer og katalysatorer, og brug af kunstig intelligens i energiplanlægning
03 OCT

The Minister heard about artificial intelligence and new materials for energy...

The Danish Minister of Higher Education and Science Tommy Ahlers visited DTU to hear about accelerated discovery of new battery materials and catalysts, and the use...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems
01 OCT

Third AlarmTracker demonstration using data from the Judy platform

Another AlarmTracker demonstration took place at Eldor Technology’s headquarters in Stavanger, Norway. This time, the data used was taken from the Judy offshore platform...

Electrotechnology Energy
06 SEP

Industrial processes to be electrified

Ambitious research project wants to find electric solutions to replace heat treatment in for instance the food industry and in laundries. The next step is a national strategy...

Construction and mechanics Electricity supply Energy
23 AUG

Wind Energy Denmark 2018

On 30-31 October 2018, Wind Energy Denmark will once again gather the Danish and international wind industry to discuss, showcase, and drive forward the technology development...

Wind energy Energy
16 AUG

New test stands at Østerild and Høvsøre are put out to tender

The test facilities in Østerild and Høvsøre are each to be expanded with an additional two test stands. The in total four new test stands are now put out to tender.

Wind energy Energy
07 AUG

UN and DTU collaborate on sustainable future

Through UNEP DTU Partnership, the United Nations is working with DTU for cleaner energy and climate-adapted sustainable development in developing countries.

Energy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
03 AUG

Eldor Technology participated in Offshore Northern Seas conference and exhibition

Our partners from Eldor Technology participated in the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference that took place on 27-30 August in Stavanger, Norway.

Electrotechnology Energy
11 JUL

DTU Roadrunners win two prizes at Shell Eco-Marathon

Thorough preparation meant that DTU Roadrunners won two categories in this year’s Shell Eco-Marathon .

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Energy
10 JUL

A good start for the new study programme Design of Sustainable Energy Systems

A total of 162 people (52 first priority) have applied for the new bachelor education Design of Sustainable Energy Systems which is a very good start for a new study programme...

Electrotechnology Energy
02 JUL

DTU Elektro PhD wins Best Paper Award

The World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) has awarded Ha Thi Nguyen from DTU Electrical Engineering's Center for Electric Power and Energy the Best...

Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy systems Energy
25 JUN

A small community is pushing the agenda for a greener future

In a small community close to Roskilde called Svalin 20 families have decided to live a greener life. All houses and infrastructure in Svalin have been designed to accommodate...

Electrotechnology Energy systems Energy storage Energy production Energy efficiency
21 JUN

New type of stadium lights reduces light pollution and complaints from neighbours

Several municipalities are struggling with neighbours complaining about the lights from sports fields. Now, a DTU researcher has invented a lens that solves the problem...

Energy efficiency Light sources Optics
15 JUN

Tomorrow's digital energy adventure starts on Bornholm

In order to meet a sustainable future, energy must come from sustainable sources, and all energy solutions must be integrated in new and innovative ways. For Denmark not...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
08 JUN

Separating the pulp from the juice - A new concept for 3D printing

A research team at DTU Energy researches methods to use light and sound to identify, capture and sort different types of components in a liquid solution, and use the materials...

Energy Chemistry Organic chemistry
06 JUN

Temperature fluctuations in homes can be utilized in green transition

Flexible temperatures between 20-24 degrees Celsius in dwellings can reduce heat consumption and boost utilization of renewable energy.

Energy Energy production Energy systems Energy efficiency Energy storage
04 JUN

The Global Wind Atlas is widely used across the world

The Global Wind Atlas has been accessed in over 200 countries from all over the world. Further developments of the atlas are planned for 2018 and 2019.

Wind energy Energy
17 MAY

New research into the use of composite materials aims to reduce bridge costs and...

Bridges constructed with composite materials (fibre reinforced polymers) may become a familiar sight in Europe if a new pan-European research project achieves its objectives...

Wind energy Energy
24 APR

From smaller turbines to expansion and large turbines

It is expected that the Danish Parliament agrees on the expansion of Østerild and Høvsøre during summer.

Wind energy Energy
13 APR

Inauguration of the new National Wind Tunnel

The new National Wind Tunnel at DTU was inaugurated on Tuesday, 10 April by His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark.

Wind energy
12 APR

Prince Joachim of Denmark inaugurated the National Wind Tunnel at DTU

Prince Joachim of Denmark was cheerful and even joked when he quoted from a Bob Dylan song during the inauguration of the new National Wind Tunnel at DTU Risø Campus Tuesday...

Wind energy Energy
09 APR

Now it is time to officially open the National Wind Tunnel at DTU

The new National Wind Tunnel at DTU Risø Campus will be inaugurated on Tuesday April 10 2018. His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark will cut the ribbon.

Wind energy Energy
06 APR

Demonstration using real-time data from the water treatment pilot plant in Esbjerg...

In March 2018, the second demonstration for the Water Management project took place and was hosted at Aalborg University Esbjerg .

Energy Electrotechnology
06 APR

New Chairman of PowerLabDK

The internationally recognized test platform PowerLabDK, which supports the Danish position as energy technology pioneer, now has a new Chairman; Jørgen S. Christensen...

Energy systems Electricity supply Energy efficiency
27 MAR

The wind is on at DTU’s new wind tunnel

Last week researchers tested how the large fan creates wind. DTU Wind Energy can inform that the results of the testing are very positive.

Wind energy Energy
26 MAR

The expansion of Østerild and Høvsøre is on schedule at the Danish parliament

On April 5th, the expansion of the two test centres  for wind turbine will be discussed at the Danish parliament. The law is expected to take effect on July 1st 2018...

Wind energy Energy
Photo: LM Wind Power
20 MAR

Here is the world’s largest wind turbine blade

LM Wind Power has—in collaboration with DTU—developed a new hybrid material which makes it possible to build the world’s largest wind turbine blades.

Wind energy Materials Innovation and product development
19 MAR

Measuring the wind in Mexico

DTU software provides the basis for the planning of wind farms in Mexico.

Wind energy
12 MAR

The National Wind Tunnel at DTU Risø Campus is scheduled for mid-April

The new National Wind Tunnel will be inaugurated on April 10 2018. The wind tunnel is expected to be put into service in September 2018.

Wind energy Energy
06 MAR

EnergyLab Nordhavn awarded with the Danish Energi og miljøprisen 2018

One of DTU’s beacons, the EnergyLab Nordhavn project headed by Center for Electric Power and Energy, DTU Elektro is accoladed for its innovative approach to developing...

Energy
22 FEB

EcoGrid 2.0 ready to reveal partial results

EcoGrid 2.0 is a smart grid demonstration project in Denmark remotely controlling 1,000 heat pumps and electric radiators in private households on the island of Bornholm...

Energy Electrotechnology
22 FEB

Do offshore wind farms steal the wind from each other?

Large wind farms will also play an important role in Denmark's green change in the future. However, one has to think strategically when a wind turbine is positioned so...

Wind energy Energy
06 FEB

DTU Wind Energy and SINTEF create partnership with a focus on offshore wind energy

The cooperation will focus on industry's challenges in offshore wind energy and create a strong partner for the industry for research and development.

Wind energy
22 JAN

DTU Wind Energy is a consultant on wind measurements for new bridges in Norway

Large new bridges across the fjords are on their way in Norway. Before building the bridges, it is important to know the strength and the structure of the wind where the...

Wind energy
22 JAN

Renowned DTU scientist becomes CEO to commercialize polymer solar cells

Professor Frederik C. Krebs, previously heading polymer solar cell research at DTU Energy, has taken over as CEO of the startup company infinityPV.

Energy Solar energy
11 JAN

EnergyLab Nordhavn is nominated for "Energi- og miljøprisen 2018"

The past year several important project milestones have been accomplished and EnergyLab Nordhavn is proud to receive the recognition from Energyforum Danmark.

Electrotechnology Energy
04 JAN

Milestone for artificial intelligence within control of oil and gas production

Collaboration between researchers and industry should increase production and prevent human errors, for example in handling of water in oil production in the North Sea...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions Robot technology and automation
03 JAN

New research programme launched

The portfolio of research projects has been extended significantly in Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre (DHRTC). This is due to the start-up of research...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
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
28 NOV

New battery systems will provide cheap energy storage for wind and solar

A new project led by DTU Energy will develop cheap battery systems which by integration with wind turbines and solar cells will increase the stability of the electricity...

Energy Energy storage
27 NOV

10 years with Virtuel Galathea 3

Virtuel Galathea 3 is a website containing teaching resources based on the tour around the world of the Galathea3 expedition in 2006-2007. The project is coordinated by...

Wind energy
21 NOV

Three car giants develop electric car solutions at DTU

The changeover from petrol to electricity poses challenges for car manufacturers. The solution is called Vehicle-to-Grid—a field in which DTU researchers excel.

Electrotechnology Energy
21 NOV

New Global Wind Atlas to be presented at WindEurope Conference

World Bank alongside DTU Wind Energy will present the new Global Wind Atlas on 28 November 2017 in Amsterdam.

Wind energy Energy
25 OCT

More efficient fatigue testing for wind turbine blades

On November 7th 2017, DTU will initiate the new Large Scale Facility at DTU Risø Campus. The facility that is a part of CASMaT and it will among other things make room...

Wind energy
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
05 SEP

The new Visitor’s Centre at Østerild is opening

The new Visitor’s Centre at the National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines  is opening on Saturday September 9th. Everyone is welcome to celebrate the opening.

Wind energy
04 SEP

Large Danish imprint on world’s biggest X-ray laser

On Friday, 1 September, the new European research facility European XFEL was inaugurated in Hamburg, Germany. One of the two instruments has been built by the Danish company...

Physics Lasers Solar energy
30 AUG

Increasing Nordic collaboration

DTU has signed an official collaboration agreement with Åbo Academy and NTNU in order to strengthen the Nordic scientific research profile internationally.

Materials Chemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy
11 AUG

A Smart City without plans for water is not smart

Big cities around the world are growing and infrastructure is increasingly under pressure from the influx of new inhabitants. Part of the solution could be so-called...

Waste water and water discharge Water supply Innovation and product development Energy systems Climate adaption Energy Environment and pollution
10 AUG

Future smart energy systems: Technology is not enough; consumers must be involved...

To fight climate change, future energy production must be based on renewable energy. The problem is that these energy resources are variable, and thus might threaten...

Energy Solar energy Wind energy Climate change Climate adaption
19 JUL

Opening of the new visitor centre in Østerild on September 9th

The new visitor centre situated at the National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines at Østerild will be officially opened on September 9th 2017. Lars Christian Lilleholt...

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
21 JUN

Transport of the future run on wood

New research at DTU Chemical Engineering is paving the way for cheaper sustainable fuels in the transportation sector based on 2nd generation biomass.

Energy Environment and pollution Transport and logistics Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry
19 JUN

Anne Ladegaard Skov elected President of the EuroEAP Society

Anne Ladegaard Skov from the Danish Polymer Centre is elected as the new President of the trans-European Electromechanically Active Polymers society EuroEAP.

Materials Energy Chemistry
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
13 JUN

ICE2017: Electrolysis is becoming big business

The announcement of the largest power-to-gas facility in history to be built in France was one of todays many highlights at the 1 st International Conference on Electrolysis...

Energy Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Electrochemistry
12 JUN

The world's first conference on electrolysis is held in Denmark

DTU is hosting the world's first conference on electrolysis for energy purposes, the 1st International Conference on Electrolysis (ICE) this week at Axelborg in Copenhagen...

Energy Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
31 MAY

New wind tunnel is opening in 2018

The new wind tunnel at DTU Risø Campus is well on its way. In the beginning of 2018, the wind tunnel will be officially opened.

Wind energy
30 MAY

DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 17 November 2017

DTU Energy invites companies and partners to participate in the department’s annual PhD symposium. The venue of the symposium is DTU’s meeting centre, building 101A...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Solar energy Electromagnetism Electrochemistry
30 MAY

Meet us at Offshore Wind Energy 2017 in London

DTU Wind Energy participates in the 2017 Offshore Wind Europe conference in London on 6-8th of June 2017.

Wind energy
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
17 MAY

Microscopic solar cells could give vision to blind

Postdoc Rasmus Schmidt Davidsen conducts research into optimizing solar cells. Now, with the help of micro-sized photovoltaic cells, he will restore sight to the blind...

Medicine and medico technology Micro and nanotechnology Solar energy
09 MAY

You have wind and I have sun – shall we trade?

It is time to replace centralized systems with local solutions. Professor Pierre Pinson is working to create a sharing economy system for electricity exchange.

Solar energy Wind energy Electricity supply
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
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
03 APR

Giant battery to charge Nordhavn

Yet another step has now been taken in the development of Nordhavn as Copenhagen’s sustainable urban district. A giant battery which is to help balance the power system...

Energy storage
24 MAR

We must act now to achieve our goal

Oil, gas, and coal must be phased out and replaced by renewable energy. However, to ensure we have sufficient energy to cover our future needs, we must be able to store...

Energy Energy storage Energy systems