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2019
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
20 FEB

From Postdoc to Professor

When he arrived to Denmark and DTU Wind Energy 14 years ago, he did not think he would become a Professor. However, Nicolaos A. Cutululis cannot wait to take on the new...

Wind energy Energy
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
07 FEB

Nikola Vasiljevic appointed research data ambassador

Nikola Vasiljevic from DTU Wind Energy has been appointed as one of the first European Ambassadors by the Research Data Alliance (RDA).

Wind energy Energy
05 FEB

Meet Lecturer Tom Cronin

Tom Cronin is one of the lecturers at the Master of Wind Energy. You can get to know him here.

Wind energy Energy
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
24 JAN

DTU CEE Summer School is now open for applications

Center for Electric Power and Energy is pleased to announce that the 4th DTU CEE Summer School (16-21 June 2019) is now open for applications. The focus of this summer...

Energy
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
21 JAN

A PhD student talks

Amin Ghadirian is one of 45 PhD students at DTU Wind Energy. He has turned in his PhD project and will defend it in a few weeks time.

Wind energy Energy
18 JAN

Online Master of Wind Energy | Study anytime. Anywhere.

Want to learn more? Visit www.wem.dtu.dk The DTU Online Master of Wind Energy will equip you with the skills and competences for a job in the sector. With the Online...

Wind energy Energy
16 JAN

Waste imports detrimental to climate in the long term

A new DTU analysis indicates that in the long term, Danish CHP plants should be exclusively sized for Danish waste volumes.

Energy
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
01 JAN

DTU sharpens its electrotechnology profile

The University now strengthens its research in the field of electrotechnology. Special focus will be on electronic design, energy, electromagnetism, automation, and acoustics...

Electrotechnology Energy Sound Electromagnetism Robot technology and automation
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
04 DEC

New project clears the way for lighter materials in wind turbine blades

Light materials are crucial when reducing the emission of greenhouse gasses in areas such as the transport sector and production of energy. In the new EU funded project...

Wind 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
30 NOV

Our team of researchers participated again in the DHRTC Technology Conference

The third DHRTC Technology Conference took place on 12-13 November at Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers

Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Fossil fuels
28 NOV

Energy specialist honoured with Electro Prize

Professor Pierre Pinson from DTU Electrical Engineering is this year’s recipient of the Electro Prize, awarded by the Danish Electro Foundation of the Danish Society...

Electrotechnology 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
The 2018 DTU Energy PhD symposium
23 NOV

Industry meets young researchers at the annual DTU Energy PhD Symposium

Every year the PhD students at DTU Energy get the opportunity to present their research to representatives from industry as well as the senior researchers at the department...

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
07 NOV

RELIABLADE project: Increased Reliability of Rotor Blades

Two of the world’s leading institutions when it comes to wind energy, German Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES and Danish DTU Wind Energy, have joined...

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
01 NOV

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
26 OCT

Danish research to strengthen the design of floating wind turbines

With an investment of DKK 15.8 million from the Danish Innovation Fond, researchers from DTU are, in collaboration with leading companies, optimizing the design of the...

Wind energy Energy
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
09 OCT

Wind turbine prototypes to be tested in Østerild and Høvsøre

DTU has just completed the tendering rounds for the four new test sites which are the result of the Danish Parliament’s decision to establish more test facilities in Denmark...

Wind energy Energy
Arvind Kannan defended his PhD at DTU Energy
08 OCT

Sandwich structured membranes greatly increases lifetime of fuel cells

Arvind Kannan recently defended his thesis. He showed that novel sandwich structured membranes led to a more than three fold enhancement of the durability of High Temperature...

Energy Electrochemistry Fuel cells
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
01 OCT

First results presented at Wind Europe Conference

Last week, Charlotte Bay Hasager presented the first results at the Wind Energy Conference in Hamburg.

Wind energy Energy
ferroelectric characterization DTU Energy
24 SEP

New measuring equipment enhances research into electromechanical conversion

DTU Energy has started research in electrostrictive, piezoelectric, dielectric and ferroelectric materials. New equipment makes the research easier and increases the...

Energy Energy storage
20 SEP

Long wind turbine blades require new composite materials

In the future wind turbine blades are going to be up to 107 meters long. Wind turbine blades of this size require new composite materials. DTU Wind Energy is up for the...

Wind energy Energy
18 SEP

EROSION results presented in Bergen

Results from the EROSION project were presented at Science meets Industry in Bergen last week.

Wind energy Energy
13 SEP

DTU Wind Energy in close collaboration with National Taiwan University

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), National Taiwan University (NTU) and DTU Wind Energy have joined forces in working on a local offshore wind education in Taiwan...

Wind energy 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
03 SEP

Production runs for the mesoscale wind atlas have been launched

A milestone within the NEWA project has been reached: The mesoscale production runs which will form the backbone of the New European Wind Atlas have been launched on the...

Wind energy Energy
30 AUG

Outdoor path lighting will benefit the climate

Colourful lighting along the paths around the Svalin co-housing complex shows residents when the electricity in their sockets is climate-friendly to use.

Electrotechnology Energy
28 AUG

A great interest for large wind turbines in Østerild

The National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Østerild and the Test Centre in Høvsøre are to be expanded. It is expected that the future wind turbines in Østerild...

Wind energy Energy
24 AUG

Two small radars installed at DTU Risø Campus

The WS100 is a small Doppler radar measuring the size and velocity of hydrometeors. 

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
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
31 JUL

DTU Wind Energy are favourably disposed towards the energy agreement

Deputy Head of Department of Wind Energy, Peter Hjuler Jensen, notes that the Danish Parliament is reunified at the energy area as all parties have signed the energy...

Wind 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
22 JUN

DTU launches new study line in solar energy

DTU offers a new study line in solar energy as a new initiative. The new line has been established as the demand for qualified candidates in solar energy increases.

Energy systems Solar energy
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
21 JUN

Recipe for deep ocean oil pipelines

The laboratories of National Oilwell Varco subject steel and advanced plastics to mistreatment to ensure that the finished pipes are up to the task of transporting oil...

Energy production Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Polymers
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 be at...

Energy Electrotechnology Electricity supply Energy systems
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
15 JUN

Join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 16 November 2018

DTU Energy invites you to participate in the department’s annual PhD symposium. The venue of the symposium is DTU’s meeting centre, building 101A, Anker Engelunds Vej...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Solar energy Electrochemistry
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
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
08 JUN

Østerild and Høvsøre to be expanded

The expansion of the two test centres in Jutland has been approved by the Danish Parliament (Folketinget).

Wind energy Energy
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
24 MAY

A presentation of the Horizon 2020 research project ECo

A presentation of the Horizon 2020 research project ECo

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
16 MAY

Meet us at Wind Europe in Hamburg in September

From 25-28 September 2018, DTU Wind Energy will be present at the WindEurope Conference at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg .

Wind energy Energy
24 APR

PhD defense Trapping magnetic flux-lines leads to better superconducting materials

Defects can trap magnetic flux-lines in superconducting materials and, thereby, allow the transportation of higher electrical currents. Yuri Aparecido Opata has defended...

Electromagnetism Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems
24 APR

Implementation of new class of smart actuating materials in biocompatible devices

Researchers from DTU Energy and DTU Physics have received a FET-Open grant from EU to pioneer research in biocompatible actuating materials that can be used for intelligent...

Electrotechnology Energy Energy systems Micro and nanotechnology
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
23 APR

DTU improves measurements of the wind in complex terrain

Building wind farms In hilly landscape can be challenging because of the lack of knowledge of the behavior of the wind. Researchers from DTU Wind Energy want to change...

Wind energy
20 APR

Wind research demands supercomputer processing power

Developments show that the future lies in optimizing the very last decimal places, and that far more complex calculations are required to achieve reliable knowledge about...

Wind energy Energy
Jens Wenzel Andreasen received grant
13 APR

Professor in material research receives honorary award

Professor Jens Wenzel Andreasen, DTU Energy, has received an honorary award from the Ingeborg and Leo Dannin's Foundation for Scientific Research.

Energy Energy efficiency Energy production Solar 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
13 APR

Site acceptance test in Large Scale Facility

A wind turbine blade is being tested in our Large Scale Facility at DTU Risø Campus

Wind energy 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
Dennis Valbjørn Christensen at his defense of the PhD thesis
09 APR

Two heavyweights within materials research have honored Dennis with prizes

Postdoc Dennis Valbjørn Christensen from DTU Energi has received prestigious student awards from respectively the Materials Research Society and the American Physical...

Energy Energy systems Quantum theory and atomic physics Magnets
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
PhD defense Christophe Gadea
03 APR

PhD defense: Using ink-jet printers to make thin films for energy devices

Christophe Gadea has defended his PhD, showing that inkjet-based processing methods can be used for fabrication of thin films for energy devices like polymer solar cells...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
27 MAR

“If someone intends to learn more about wind energy, this is the place”

The words belong to Renan Venturini de Paula from Brazil. He is one of the participants at the Wind Energy Master that DTU Wind Energy offers online.

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