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2019
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
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
2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2017
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

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
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
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
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

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
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
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
28 FEB

Wind turbine blade life to be extended

Wind and weather are corroding wind turbine blades, shortening their service life. A new project launched by DTU Wind Energy aims to extend the life of wind turbine blades...

Wind energy
27 FEB

New project: Improvement of the lives of wind turbine blades

Today, wind and weather eat into wind turbine blades and shortens the longevity. A new project launched by DTU Wind Energy will improve the endurance for the wind turbine...

Wind energy
20 FEB

New detailed wind atlas in the pipeline

New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) goes live with new experiment in Portugal at the beginning of next month. The experiment will make it easier to place wind turbines, so we...

Wind energy
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
21 DEC

Win(d) or lose

Changing governments have created uncertainty about Denmark's commitment to wind energy in recent years. The sector is seeing fluctuating funding, general cutbacks on research...

Wind energy Electricity supply Energy
21 DEC

Four-in-one wind turbine

Vestas’ new demonstration wind turbine at the DTU Risø Campus is a radical new approach to making the price of wind power even more competitive.

Wind energy Electricity supply Energy
21 DEC

Danish technology revolutionizing wind measurement

The more you know about the wind a wind turbine is exposed to, the better you can optimize the turbine's lifetime and power output. DTU researchers have invented a wind...

Wind energy Electricity supply Energy
21 DEC

Ikea lamp held answer

The idea for the wind scanner was born in Ikea's accessories department.

Energy Wind energy
25 OCT

Major structural fund project wins prestigious EU award

The largest infrastructure project in Danish history has won the prestigious ‘RegioStars Award 2016’. DTU has contributed with research

Energy Solar energy Wind energy
04 AUG

At the forefront of solar power

Sunshine can be hard to predict. However, new software will make it possible to predict the electricity production from a photovoltaic (solar cell) system.

Energy Solar energy Wind energy Software and programming Computer calculations
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
21 APR

New concept wind turbine tested at DTU

DTU has entered into cooperation with Vestas on the testing of a completely new type of wind turbine which has four rotors instead of one. Vestas’ new concept turbine...

Wind energy
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
27 JAN

New sensor detects faults before they happen

A completely new optical and highly sensitive sensor that can withstand extreme environments.

Wind energy Optics Hardware and components Fossil fuels Sensors Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
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: Lemvig Biogasanlæg
19 JAN

From wind to gas

Wind energy can be converted into methane gas and stored in the Danish natural gas grid. As an added bonus, the biogas plants eliminate their carbon emissions using a...

Bioenergy Energy production Power stations Energy storage Wind energy Innovation and product development Organic chemistry
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
2015
31 AUG

DTU team wins ‘World Championship for wind-powered vehicles’

A team of eight students and two supervisors from DTU recently won 'Racing Aeolus Den Helder 2015'—the unofficial world championship for wind-powered vehicles being held...

Wind energy
06 JUL

Life cycle assessments map wind turbine lifespan

Life cycle assessments are an excellent tool for assessing the environmental impact of a product from cradle to grave. Assisted by DTU, Siemens Wind Power has carried...

Energy production Wind energy Life cycle analysis Operations analysis Systems analysis
17 MAR

Fossil-free future within reach

Is it realistic to envisage large Danish towns and cities running exclusively on sustainable energy in 2025? Yes it is, according to a DTU researcher.

Energy Electricity supply Energy production Wind energy Mathematics Mathematical modelling Computer calculations
2014
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
03 OCT

Sustainable blades on the turbines

The blades on today’s giant wind turbines are simply enormous. And they have to be able to withstand extreme impacts. This is quite a challenge, but the wind industry has...

Wind energy Materials
12 SEP

Grand opening of the LORC nacelle testing facility

A new test facility for offshore wind turbines inaugurated at the former Lindø Shipyard.

Wind energy Computer calculations
14 JUN

InnovationsFonden grants DKK14 mio for new project

InnovationsFonden was established as of 1 April 2014 by bringing together research, technology development and innovation grants from the Danish Council of Strategic Research...

Electrotechnology Energy Environment and pollution Medicine and medico technology Wind energy Construction and mechanics IT systems Innovation and product development
14 JUN

Nordic Power Converters at the Cleantech Bazar at DTU on 22 May 2014

Nordic Power Converters is a soon-to-be spin-off company from DTU Elektro, specializing in cheap, small and efficient power converters.

Electrotechnology Energy Medicine and medico technology Wind energy
07 JAN

Students help DONG Energy with sea cables

Laying cables between DONG Energy  numerous offshore wind turbines is a complex undertaking. Two PhD students developed an entirely new solution.

Wind energy
2013
18 SEP

Can green technologies power growth

DTU’s 2013 international energy conference turned the spotlight on how green technologies can help to power growth in our society. The conference concluded on 12 September...

Energy Construction and mechanics Electrotechnology Wind energy
2012