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2020
06 OCT

District heating digitalization contributes to 2030 targets

Using data and local weather forecasts instead of drawings of the supply network and simulations to control supply temperature can save the district heating sector money...

Energy Information technology
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
30 SEP

Why are we so busy developing new batteries?

The EU wants to accelerate the development of new batteries—but why is this so urgent? Tejs Vegge, professor at DTU Energy, provides the answer.

Energy
Foto: Søren Kjeldgaard
30 SEP

National teaching prize for DTU researcher

The students do quizzes and produce drawings about energy conversion as part of Luise Theil Kuhn’s classes, which are always varied, flexible, challenging, and engaging...

Energy
Colourbox
28 SEP

New solution for reducing CO2 from data centres and server rooms

Researchers at DTU will work with industrial companies to develop a new cooling and storage system for data centres and server rooms, which will be managed through artificial...

Energy Information technology Mathematics
Solar cells Kenya: Photo: Mark Merner, Unsplash
17 SEP

DTU contributes to new energy efficiency strategy in Kenya

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy has just launched the Kenyan National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, which has been developed with the help of DTU.

Energy
Biogas into methanol in a container
14 JUL

Biogas to be converted into methanol

Sustainable fuel has moved a big step closer with a new demonstration plant that can convert biogas into the liquid fuel methanol.

Bioenergy Energy production
Ev charging (Photo: Colourbox)
07 JUL

New invention may ensure more efficient renewable energy storage

A just completed research project has developed a new and much more efficient way of converting energy from wind power and solar cells to—for example—battery...

Energy storage Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Electrochemistry
Manon Petit
03 JUL

First MSc graduates in Solar Energy at DTU

Diplomas are now being issued to the first graduates from DTU’s Solar Energy study line, which is a new specialization under the MSc programme Sustainable Energy

Solar energy Energy Energy production
23 JUN

DTU leading EU's most ambitious battery research project

New EU project with a budget of DKK 150 million is to accelerate the development of the next generation of super batteries.

Energy storage
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02 JUN

Enzymes convert CO2 into green chemicals

Scientists activate enzymes’ ability to absorb CO2 from the air and convert and store it as eco-friendly chemicals.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Energy Bioenergy Energy storage
Foto: Bo Amstrup
02 MAR

Small business develops self-cleaning mirrors for ITER

A company from Northern Jutland in Denmark with 25 employees provides solutions to be used in ITER’s fusion reactor.

Energy Innovation and product development
Foto: Vibeke Hempler.
06 FEB

Three new Villum Young Investigators

Three young DTU-scientists are honoured as Villum Young Investigators and receive almost DKK 10 million each to continue their research.

Energy storage Magnets Optics Energy efficiency Software and programming Computer calculations Electrochemistry Catalysis
Gerald Englmair PhD at DTU Civil Engineering has documented that salt batteries can cover up to 71 percent of the heat demand in an energy-efficient three-person house in Danish climate. Photo: Joachim Rode.
24 JAN

Energy for future heating systems can be stored in salt

Solar thermal collectors, combined with the storage of energy in salt batteries, can cover 71 percent of the heating demand in houses.

Energy Electricity supply Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Wind energy
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20 DEC

DTU researchers develop sustainable tandem solar cell

Researchers at DTU have succeeded in developing a tandem solar cell based on sustainable materials, which even beats the energy-efficiency world record for this type of...

Solar energy
Foto: Mikal Schlosser
16 DEC

CO2 must be captured - and exploited

Researchers will develop a mobile plant that can capture CO2 before it is released into the atmosphere. The unwanted greenhouse gas will instead be exploited for new products

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Bioenergy Energy production
Foto: Maersk Line
03 DEC

Large ships must run on green fuel

Gas produced from biowaste and wind may make shipping traffic carbon neutral. Maersk Line has teamed up with DTU and Chinese partners to develop sustainable fuel for large...

Bioenergy Engineering Ships and offshore constructions
Foto: Statsministeriet.
22 NOV

EU President-elect and Prime Minister of Denmark visit DTU

Carbon-neutral energy production and sustainable fuels were among the topics discussed during a visit to DTU from President-elect Charles Michel and Prime Minister Mette...

Energy storage Fossil fuels Catalysis CO2 separation and CO2 storage
North Sea Energy Hub (Photo by EUDP)
25 OCT

Energy hubs in the North Sea require new digital solutions

Energy hubs in the North Sea, that can collect and distribute energy from offshore wind farms to the European countries, are challenging the usual way of designing electricity...

Energy
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24 OCT

Energy transition in the industrial sector often overlooked

The potentials and challenges of the transition to renewable energy for industrial companies will be highlighted during the upcoming DTU High Tech Summit, where the latest...

Energy efficiency Fossil fuels
Foto: DTU
18 OCT

Wind energy in need of further development

Researchers from DTU Wind Energy and an international group of colleagues are highlighting the need for further scientific and innovation breakthroughs within wind energy...

Wind energy Energy production Energy systems Electricity supply
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