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2019
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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
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20 FEB

DTU leading major project on future EU energy research

New European project headed by DTU to set the framework for the future of EU energy funding and research based on new catalysis methods.

Energy Solar energy Energy production Energy systems
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18 FEB

Intern influences Greenland’s energy production

BEng student Rune Rysbjerg Møller’s work with renewable energy has made a big impression at his Greenlandic internship company.

Energy Energy production Solar energy Wind energy
2018
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27 DEC

Solar energy theme: Here comes the sun

Solar energy has been gaining ground in recent years.

Energy Solar energy
Photo: Jesper Scheel
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
Photo: Büro Jantzen
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
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27 DEC

New Solar Energy study programme

DTU students can now choose to specialize in Solar Energy.

Energy Solar energy
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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
Photo: Büro Jantzen
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
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
DTU researchers are testing the integration of renewable energy in the test laboratory on DTU Risø Campus. Photo: Torben Nielsen.
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
Solar farm on DTU Risø Campus
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
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
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
2017
Foto: Tariq Mikkel Khan/Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond
23 NOV

EUR 2.3 million to young researchers

Three researchers receive a total of EUR 2.3 million (DKK 17.4 million) from Independent Research Fund Denmark for research at DTU.

Semiconductors Solar energy Hardware and components Analytic and theoretical chemistry
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02 NOV

DTU boosts solar energy activities

DTU has launched Solar DTU as a point of access to the University’s research and consultancy in solar energy. Concurrently, DTU is preparing a new study programme...

Energy Solar energy
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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
Morten Vesterager Madsen researches in solar cells at DTU Energy and now he spread the knowledge to the world through a Coursera course
11 AUG

Spreading knowledge of solar cell technology to the world

A new online course on solar cells explains how solar cells are made, what kind of solar cells exist and how solar cells are an essential part of a fossil-free society...

Energy Solar energy Energy efficiency
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31 JUL

Ib Chorkendorff receives EU’s most prestigious research grant for work with catalysts

Professor Ib Chorkendorff, DTU Physics, has been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the ERC (European Research Council) for his work in developing new catalysts...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Micro and nanotechnology Catalysis Fuel cells Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy
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
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