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2019
11 JUN

CIGRE Symposium 2019

At the symposium, Juan-Andrés Pérez-Rúa won a poster award.

Wind energy Energy
07 JUN

Powertech 2019

DTU Wind Energy will be participating at the Powertech 2019 Conference I Milano at the end of this month.

Wind energy Energy
06 JUN

New Book tells the story of DTU Wind Energy

DTU launches a new book that tells the story of the department and 40 years of research and development of wind energy.

Wind energy Energy
04 JUN

Danish-Norwegian cooperation on offshore wind

Collaboration between DTU Wind Energy and NTNU in Norway on sharing PhDs.

Wind energy Energy
03 JUN

From Senior Researcher to Professor

Mathias Stolpe arrived at DTU Risø in 2011. In 2015, he was appointed Professor MSO and in 2019, he was appointed Professor.

Wind energy Energy
29 MAY

Release of HAWC2 version 12.7

Today, DTU Wind Energy launches the latest version of the software, HAWC2 version 12.7.

Wind energy Energy
27 MAY

Bio4Self wins another international award

The group behind the H2020-project Bio4Self won the Techtextil Innovation Award fair in Germany.

Wind energy Energy
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
24 MAY

Two new test stands are ready for wind turbines in Østerild

The expansion of Test Centre Østerild has now reached the point when it is possible for the manufacturers to start casting the foundations on the two new test stands. 

Wind energy Energy
13 MAY

New H2020-project will strengthen GEOSS

Launch of the new H2020 project e-shape for strengthening the benefits for Europe of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) - establishing 'EuroGEOSS...

Wind energy Energy
06 MAY

Strong facilities are the core to innovation

From Reuters top 100 it appears that despite political unease across the continent, the top ranks of Europe’s Most Innovative Universities remain remarkably steady.

Wind energy Energy
02 MAY

Record in the establishment of wind turbines

2018 became a record year for the establishment of wind turbines in Europe. That many wind turbines have never been established in Europe in one year, new figures from...

Energy Wind energy
29 APR

Teaching resource from DTU Wind Energy reaches 1 million users

Students from all over Denmark have been using the website virtuelgalathea3.dk . The website is built on the ground of results from the well-known Galathea 3 expedition...

Wind energy Energy
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
25 APR

From the US to Denmark

For Katherine Dykes, the position as new Head of Section for Loads and Control at DTU Wind Energy meant that she had to move from USA to Denmark. Even though it sounds...

Wind energy Energy
23 APR

Wind turbines to venture out into the deep sea

Floating offshore wind turbines are gaining ground. A new Danish project aims to make it cheaper and easier to produce floating foundations for deep water.

Energy Wind energy Energy production Construction and mechanics
15 APR

New doctorate will disseminate plasma technology

Senior Researcher Yukihiro Kusano has collated many years’ research in a doctoral dissertation. Here he points to new applications of plasma technology—among other things...

Wind energy
08 APR

Renewable energy is to reduce the CO-2 emission in agriculture

Vennerslund Energy- and Nature Park has entered into a research collaboration with DTU link. The aim of the collaboration is to map out how the energy coming from wind...

Wind energy Energy
08 APR

PivotBuoy project receives €4m to unlock cost competitive floating wind

DTU Wind Energy is part of the new project, PivotBuoy. The aim of the project is to reduce the cost of floating offshore wind.

Wind energy Energy
02 APR

New European Wind Atlas almost finalized

At the Wind Europe Conference in Bilbao, the people behind the New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) presented the latest results. The project is almost finalized.

Wind energy Energy
20 MAR

Bio4Self wins Innovation Award in the category “Sustainability”

The Bio4Self project from DTU Wind Energy received the prestigious award in Paris at the JEC show, the largest trade show for composite industry.

Wind energy Energy
19 MAR

DTU Wind Energy granted the secretariat of IEA Wind TCP

DTU Wind Energy has been chosen to lead the secretariat of the International Energy Agency Wind Technology Collaboration Programme, also known as IEA Wind TCP.

Wind energy Energy
28 FEB

New cooperation for fracture resistant vinyl ester composites

3B, Polynt and Hexcel have joined in a European Research and Innovation project to develop fracture resistant glass fibre – vinyl ester composites.

Wind energy Energy
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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

“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
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
09 MAR

New method to discover how cracks and failure evolve in composite material used...

DTU Wind Energy and LM Wind Power have joined forces in the project CINEMA, where the focus is on discovering how fatigue damages evolve in glass composite material used...

Wind energy
06 MAR

Research from DTU predicts the wind within 0-15 minutes

An improved prediction of the wind means a more efficient utilization of it for many players in wind energy. If a skilled prediction of the wind is possible, costly system...

Wind energy
27 FEB

Successful workshop on Main Factors for Leading Edge Erosion

The workshop was successful with 70 participants.

Wind 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
01 FEB

Should trees be considered when placing a wind turbine?

In recent years, researchers among, DTU Wind Energy have looked into what trees in the landscape mean to the winds.

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
17 JAN

Researchers working on preventing expensive wind turbine failures

Small cracks in wind turbine bearings are responsible for some of the most expensive wind turbine failures. Today, there are no certain methods of preventing the cracks...

Wind energy
09 JAN

BIO4SELF has the formula for sustainable materials that could be used for wind...

At the project BIO4SELF researchers study bio-based materials, with the vision to develop sustainable materials for many purposes in the industry. The researchers from...

Materials Wind energy
05 JAN

Faster wind measurements will create more windfarms

Many windfarms are placed in hilly and mountainous areas, which makes it drawn-out and difficult to make fast and accurate measurements of the wind. The news project RECAST...

Wind energy
2017
28 NOV

Ready for triple hurricane

Wind speeds will reach up to three times hurricane-force inside the new national wind tunnel being built on the DTU Risø Campus . The wind will rush through these five...

Wind energy
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
27 OCT

Meet us at WindEurope in Amsterdam

DTU Wind Energy will be present at the Wind Europe Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam on November 28-30 2017.

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
09 OCT

Offshore wind turbines tested on land at Østerild Test Centre

At the National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines at Østerild , several offshore wind turbines are being tested on land. But why do we test offshore turbines on land...

Wind energy
27 SEP

Marie Skłodowska-Curie project InnoDC to train 15 early career researchers

Through a new Marie Skłodowska-Curie project, InnoDC, launched in September 2017, 15 promising early career researchers from all over the world will receive training in...

Wind energy
26 SEP

Enthusiasm in Thy for the Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Østerild

At the opening of the new visitor centre at the Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Østerild nearly 1000 excited visitors turned up. All were excited – of several reasons...

Wind energy
22 SEP

PhD at DTU Wind Energy wins prestigious award

Jayachandra Sakamuri, former PhD-student at DTU Wind Energy in INP wins the EAWE Young Wind Doctor Award 2017.

Wind energy
18 SEP

DTU Wind Energy is present at Wind Energy Denmark 2017

As the previous years, DTU Wind Energy will thus again be present at Wind Energy Denmark 2017, when the conference airs in Herning on October 2nd and 3rd.

Wind energy
15 SEP

What makes a wind turbine rotate

Have you ever thought about how  modern wind turbines generate electricity? Find the answer here.

Wind energy
14 SEP

Opening of the new research facility Large Scale Facility at DTU 7 November 2017

The new Large Scale Facility at DTU Risø Campus will host the official opening of the DTU Center CASMaT on 7 November.

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
01 SEP

DTU's calculations on the wind are crucial for the global wind turbine industry

DTU’s software WAsP can forecast the amount of energy produced by a wind turbine. Hence, the programme is of vital importance to the development of the wind turbine industry...

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
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
DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree 2017
28 JUL

DTU Energy took part in the Jamboree Denmark 2017

DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree Denmark 2017, the largest jamboree in Denmark, where 36.000 Danish and international scouts and guides met this week...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry
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