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2019
Photo: Peter Aagaard Brixen
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
Photo: Torben Nielsen
08 MAY

Disconnected power cable to Bornholm offers unique test option

The island of Bornholm is on its own these days in terms of electricity supply, as the submarine cable to Sweden’s power grid has been disconnected. This is an interesting...

Electricity supply Energy production Energy systems
Vindmøller
01 MAY

Digitization to prepare electricity grid for green transition

Over the next four years, four Danish universities—headed by DTU—will conduct research into how increased digitization of the electricity grid and energy supply...

Electricity supply Energy systems
Photo/illustration: EUDP
26 APR

New North Sea wind adventure could make Denmark a green leader

A new development project involving several Danish businesses aims to deliver the right technologies and services for the energy supply of the future via offshore wind...

Energy Energy storage Wind energy Energy systems Electricity supply
2018
In Kenya, citizens without access to the central power grid can still get power from small solar cell systems. Photo: Mathilde Brix Pedersen.
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
Ung forsker på DTU Energi
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
Photo: DFD
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
Photo: Colourbox
15 JUN

Make Bornholm the national test centre for new energy technology

Tomorrow’s energy must come from sustainable energy sources interacting in an intelligent system. With the island of Bornholm as a national test zone, Denmark can...

Energy Electrotechnology Electricity supply Energy systems
Photo: Colourbox
13 JUN

Soon everyone can trade energy with blockchain

Using blockchain technology, solar cell owners will in future be able to produce and sell energy on an equal footing with the major utility companies.

Electricity supply Energy systems
Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold
25 JAN

Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold

The amount of CO2 and methane in the atmosphere is rising and smog clouds hang heavily over the world's big cities. Top researchers from all over the world aim to do something...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Power stations Solar energy
2017
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
optimisation of transformer stations
07 SEP

DTU graduate assists Radius in technical and financial optimisation of automatic...

The Danish electric operations company, Radius, is currently upgrading their secondary substations in order improve the operation of the grid. This, partly thanks to Mads...

Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
At the Svalin co-housing complex, a model is being devised for the local exchange of energy between the residents. Photo: Karin Tengberg. House Arkitekter
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
PowerLabDK facilities
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
HVDC Converter Station, Photo: ABB
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
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
30 JAN

One step closer to 100 pct. renewable energy

In 2011 the Danish government presented a new energy strategy for the horizon of 2050, with the aim of becoming independent of all fossil fuels and therefore 100 pct. based...

Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Electricity supply Energy systems Power stations
2016
Photo: PantherMedia
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
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