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2019
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
17 JUL

Free access to leading Smart Grid research infrastructure

Once again, PowerLabDK offers free access to our world leading facilities and innovative installations. Starting from 15 August and until 15 November, we invite you to...

Energy Energy systems Energy efficiency Wind energy
14 JUL

Wind energy is a huge part of the Danish electricity demand

This last week, more than half of the Danish electricity demand was met by wind energy, shows numbers from Wind Europe.

Wind energy
10 JUL

DTU Wind Energy wins first and second place at the International Small Wind Turbine...

DTU Wind Energy beat four competitors in the International Small Wind Turbine Contest. DTU Wind Energy won both 1 st and 2 nd place.

Wind energy
07 JUL

The new large wind turbines require a focus on wind turbine blades

The wind turbines in wind farms are growing rapidly. Future generations of wind turbines are expected to be as tall as 300 meters. They are not only growing in height:...

Wind energy
20 JUN

Wind Energy Science Conference 2017 at DTU

Wind Energy Science Conference 2017 (WESC-2017) is the first in a series of bi-annual conferences launched by the European Academy of Wind Energy (EAWE), with the support...

Wind energy
12 JUN

The wind turbines at Østerild do not influence the birds negatively

A new study makes it clear that the wind turbines do not bother birds and bats at National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines.

Wind energy
08 JUN

New light marking ready for use at the National Test Center at Østerild

The new light marking at the National Test Center for Large Wind Turbines at Østerild has been installed and are now ready for use.

Wind energy
31 MAY

3 questions for Professor Henrik Stiesdal

Until 2014 Henrik Stiesdal was the Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Wind Power . During his professional career, Stiesdal has made more than 175 inventions...

Wind energy
31 MAY

New wind tunnel is opening in 2018

The new wind tunnel at DTU Risø Campus is well on its way. In the beginning of 2018, the wind tunnel will be officially opened.

Wind energy
30 MAY

New measurements in Perdigao make the wind atlas more accurate

Four WindScanners measure the movements of the wind simultaneously in Portuguese Perdigao. That is new.

Wind energy
30 MAY

Next generation substructures for floating wind turbines in the making

It gets more and more common to place wind turbines at sea, creating offshore wind turbines. Thus, there is a need for new innovative substructure concepts, including floating...

Wind energy
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
05 MAY

New method for monitoring and diagnosing wind turbine faults

Researchers from DTU have developed a simple method for monitoring wind turbines using the symmetry created by the wind turbine when the blades rotate.

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Wind energy
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
20 APR

Great results for active distribution network automation

“Ideal Grid for All” was the vision of a project collaboration between 13 European academic and industrial organisations – a vision that is now very close to becoming a...

Electrotechnology Electrical engineering Energy Wind energy Solar energy Power stations Energy systems Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply
03 APR

New project on large scale electrical vehicle integration

A new project just got officially funded and will run between April 2017 and March 2020. The Project is called Across Continents Electric Vehicle Services (ACES) and intends...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy Solar energy Energy systems Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply Electrical engineering
17 MAR

Big can be best when it comes to wind farms

Danish researchers have identified a method to assess the efficiency of different sized onshore and offshore wind farms. 

Wind energy
17 MAR

Østerild and Høvsøre to be expanded

Together with the Social Democrats, the Danish People’s Party, and the Socialist People’s Party, the Danish government has entered into an agreement to expand the national...

Wind energy
16 MAR

Østerild and Høvsøre test sites to be expanded

Together with the Social Democrats, the Danish People’s Party, and the Socialist People’s Party, the Danish government has entered into an agreement to expand the national...

Wind energy
14 MAR

Vestas 4-rotor concept turbine at DTU Wind Energy Risø Campus

Please view this video of the Vestas 4-rotor koncept turbine located at DTU Wind Energy Risø Campus. The turbine was erected in 2016 and will be tested in the coming years...

Wind energy
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
28 FEB

Wind turbine blade life to be extended

Wind and weather are corroding wind turbine blades, shortening their service life. A new project launched by DTU Wind Energy aims to extend the life of wind turbine blades...

Wind energy
27 FEB

Major prize for portable ultrasound

Innovation Fund Denmark awarded five new prizes at the EliteForsk conference on 23 February. Four current and former DTU researchers were among the recipients.

Electronics Wind energy Image analysis Hardware and components Software and programming Computer calculations Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Medicine and medico technology
27 FEB

New project: Improvement of the lives of wind turbine blades

Today, wind and weather eat into wind turbine blades and shortens the longevity. A new project launched by DTU Wind Energy will improve the endurance for the wind turbine...

Wind energy